Word origin for gratitude; from Latin gratus, pleasing, thankful.
Noun – the quality of being thankful, readiness for and to return kindness.
When you feel gratitude you are pleased by what someone did for you as well as pleased by the results.
Did you know that positive feelings of appreciation or gratitude may lead people towards “meaning” and “better health”?
“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed should include all things in your gratitude.”
Quote- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Gratitude is an emotion, a trait, a mood. A feeling of happiness that comes from appreciation.
Abraham Lincoln was 28 years old and a member of Illinois State Legislature. In one of his public addresses he said to his audience,
“This task of gratitude to our fathers, justice to ourselves, duty to posterity, and love for our species in general, all imperatively require us faithfully to perform.”
“Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.
“No one who achieves success does so without the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.”
Quote-Alfred North Whitehead
“Gratitude will shift you to a higher frequency, and will attract much better things”.
My many, many years in the manufactured home industry have given me much satisfaction to providing housing to all my clients. The industry has proven to be progressive in its building, with new and innovative ideas and materials. I am grateful to have chosen this as my career. May you have a prosperous New Year!
Marlene LeMoine, Housing Consultant