What is Gratitude?
Gratitude is an emotion expressing appreciation for what one has.
"Every breath we draw is a gift of God's love; every moment in existence is a grace." --Thomas Merton
"Gratitude turns what we have into enough." -- Anonymous
"So much has been given to me; I have no time to ponder over that which has been denied." -- Helen Keller
"Perhaps nothing helps us make the movement from our little selves to the larger world than remembering God in gratitude." -- Henri Nouwen
"Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have roses." -- Alphonse Karr
"Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it." -- William Arthur Ward
"The real gift of gratitude is that the more grateful you are, the more present you become." -- Robert Holden
"Gratitude is the ability to experience life as a gift. It liberates us from the prison of self-preoccupation." -- John Ortberg