Posts Tagged: gratitude

Never Taking it for Granted

“There’s so much to appreciate about my life every single day, and I make a big point of taking time to smell the roses and noticing how lucky I am. I never want to take that for granted.” ~ Josie

Never Taking it for Granted

“There’s so much to appreciate about my life every single day, and I make a big point of taking time to smell the roses and noticing how lucky I am. I never want to take that for granted.” ~ Josie

An Opera in the Cotton Fields

“I used to work in the cotton fields a lot when I was young. There were a lot of African Americans working out there. A lot of Mexicans – the blacks and the whites and the Mexicans, all out there

An Opera in the Cotton Fields

“I used to work in the cotton fields a lot when I was young. There were a lot of African Americans working out there. A lot of Mexicans – the blacks and the whites and the Mexicans, all out there

Perpetual Thankfulness

“I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.” ~ Henry David Thoreau Author, Poet, Philosopher, Abolitionist, Naturalist, Tax Resister, Surveyor, and Historian

Perpetual Thankfulness

“I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.” ~ Henry David Thoreau Author, Poet, Philosopher, Abolitionist, Naturalist, Tax Resister, Surveyor, and Historian

With a Full Heart

“Greet every morning with open arms and say thanks every night with a full heart. Each day is a precious gift to be savored and used, not left unopened and hoarded for a future that may never come. ~ Regina

With a Full Heart

“Greet every morning with open arms and say thanks every night with a full heart. Each day is a precious gift to be savored and used, not left unopened and hoarded for a future that may never come. ~ Regina

Happiness: The Bomb Cosmetic!

“Happiness is the bomb cosmetic! When I’m smiling, sometimes I’m giving thanks for all the things I have rather than worrying about the things I don’t.” ~ Yaya DaCosta, a.k.a. Camara DaCosta Johnson Actress & Model

Happiness: The Bomb Cosmetic!

“Happiness is the bomb cosmetic! When I’m smiling, sometimes I’m giving thanks for all the things I have rather than worrying about the things I don’t.” ~ Yaya DaCosta, a.k.a. Camara DaCosta Johnson Actress & Model

Friends, Family, Good Health & Louboutins

“At Thanksgiving, I always start at the top of my list and say I’m grateful for friends, family and good health. Then, I get more superficial… like being thankful for my Louboutins.” ~ Christie Brinkley a.k.a Christie Lee Hudson, Super-Model,

Friends, Family, Good Health & Louboutins

“At Thanksgiving, I always start at the top of my list and say I’m grateful for friends, family and good health. Then, I get more superficial… like being thankful for my Louboutins.” ~ Christie Brinkley a.k.a Christie Lee Hudson, Super-Model,

A Grateful Heart

“Your grateful heart opens the door for many more blessings to come.” ~ Victoria Osteen, Co-Pastor, Author, Philanthropist & Founder, Lakewood Church Women’s Ministry

A Grateful Heart

“Your grateful heart opens the door for many more blessings to come.” ~ Victoria Osteen, Co-Pastor, Author, Philanthropist & Founder, Lakewood Church Women’s Ministry

True Desire in The Heart

“Say thank you in advance for what is already yours. … True desire in the heart for anything good is God’s proof to you sent beforehand that it’s already yours. … When you get it, reach back, pull someone else

True Desire in The Heart

“Say thank you in advance for what is already yours. … True desire in the heart for anything good is God’s proof to you sent beforehand that it’s already yours. … When you get it, reach back, pull someone else

For Today, Be Thankful

“Today, I am thankful for today! ,

For Today, Be Thankful

“Today, I am thankful for today! ,

Persistent, Unshakeable Gratitude

“Opportunities, relationships, even money flowed my way when I learned to be grateful, no matter what happened in my life..” ~ Oprah Winfrey, Chairwoman & CEO of Harpo Productions, Chairwoman, CEO & CCO of Oprah Winfrey Network, Television Host, Producer,

Persistent, Unshakeable Gratitude

“Opportunities, relationships, even money flowed my way when I learned to be grateful, no matter what happened in my life..” ~ Oprah Winfrey, Chairwoman & CEO of Harpo Productions, Chairwoman, CEO & CCO of Oprah Winfrey Network, Television Host, Producer,

Really Loyal

“You have to be really loyal to the people that supported you when you were coming up.” ~ Sylvester Stallone, Actor, Screenwriter, Producer, and Director

Really Loyal

“You have to be really loyal to the people that supported you when you were coming up.” ~ Sylvester Stallone, Actor, Screenwriter, Producer, and Director

My Strength & Stay

“My husband has, quite simply, been my strength and stay all these years, and I owe him a debt greater than he would ever claim.” ~ Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom & the other Commonwealth realms, Longest-Reigning Queen

My Strength & Stay

“My husband has, quite simply, been my strength and stay all these years, and I owe him a debt greater than he would ever claim.” ~ Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom & the other Commonwealth realms, Longest-Reigning Queen

Seems Like a Miracle

“I’m now in my 43rd year in this business, so it seems like a miracle that I still get to do it. I feel great gratitude that it’s all still happening.” (2011 TV Guide Interview) ~ A Martinez a.k.a Adolfo

Seems Like a Miracle

“I’m now in my 43rd year in this business, so it seems like a miracle that I still get to do it. I feel great gratitude that it’s all still happening.” (2011 TV Guide Interview) ~ A Martinez a.k.a Adolfo

What I Do Have is Great

“I don’t have a ton of friends, but the friends I have are great ones. I don’t have huge family, but the family I have is a great one.” ~ Alicia Keys a.k.a. Alicia Augello Cook, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer

What I Do Have is Great

“I don’t have a ton of friends, but the friends I have are great ones. I don’t have huge family, but the family I have is a great one.” ~ Alicia Keys a.k.a. Alicia Augello Cook, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer

Each One As Delightful …

“Each ‘TODAY’ really is YOUR day; make each one as delightful as you possibly can.” ~ Michelle ‘Chaella’ Boddie, Blogger, Visual Artist, Christmas Decor Stylist & Website Design Editor

Each One As Delightful …

“Each ‘TODAY’ really is YOUR day; make each one as delightful as you possibly can.” ~ Michelle ‘Chaella’ Boddie, Blogger, Visual Artist, Christmas Decor Stylist & Website Design Editor

Preserving Gratefulness

“There’s so much that you can get mad about. Out of self-preservation, I focus on being grateful.” ~ Mariska Magdolna Hargitay, Joyful Heart Foundation – Founder & President, Actress, Miss Beverly Hills USA (1982), Emmy Award (2006), Golden Globe Award

Preserving Gratefulness

“There’s so much that you can get mad about. Out of self-preservation, I focus on being grateful.” ~ Mariska Magdolna Hargitay, Joyful Heart Foundation – Founder & President, Actress, Miss Beverly Hills USA (1982), Emmy Award (2006), Golden Globe Award

For That Chance

“If I can play a little part in the world’s healing, and making it a better place than when I came, then I just thank God for that chance.” ~ Mariska Magdolna Hargitay, Joyful Heart Foundation – Founder & President,

For That Chance

“If I can play a little part in the world’s healing, and making it a better place than when I came, then I just thank God for that chance.” ~ Mariska Magdolna Hargitay, Joyful Heart Foundation – Founder & President,

His Dreams & Destiny

“May all of God’s dreams for you come to pass. May His destiny for you never be thwarted.” ~ Rory & Wendy Alec, Founders, GOD TV

His Dreams & Destiny

“May all of God’s dreams for you come to pass. May His destiny for you never be thwarted.” ~ Rory & Wendy Alec, Founders, GOD TV

Laughing & Counting Them

“I laugh a lot and count my blessings.” ~ Cheryl Ladd, Actress, Singer and Author

Laughing & Counting Them

“I laugh a lot and count my blessings.” ~ Cheryl Ladd, Actress, Singer and Author

A Priceless Gift

“Friendship is a priceless gift that cannot be bought nor sold, but its value is far greater than a mountain made of gold; for gold is cold & lifeless – it can neither see nor hear, in time of trouble

A Priceless Gift

“Friendship is a priceless gift that cannot be bought nor sold, but its value is far greater than a mountain made of gold; for gold is cold & lifeless – it can neither see nor hear, in time of trouble

Your Future, Predicted

“The best way to predict your future is to create it” ~ Peter F. Drucker, Author, Writer, Management Consultant & Professor

Your Future, Predicted

“The best way to predict your future is to create it” ~ Peter F. Drucker, Author, Writer, Management Consultant & Professor

Noble Souls are Grateful

“Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.” ~ Aesop, Fabulist/Storyteller ~ Image via NAME HERE

Noble Souls are Grateful

“Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.” ~ Aesop, Fabulist/Storyteller ~ Image via NAME HERE

Returning Thanks

“No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks. ~ Saint Ambrose, Bishop ~ Image via NAME HERE

Returning Thanks

“No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks. ~ Saint Ambrose, Bishop ~ Image via NAME HERE

Grateful for the Sparks

“At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” ~ Albert Schweitzer, Theologian, Organist,

Grateful for the Sparks

“At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” ~ Albert Schweitzer, Theologian, Organist,

Are You Gratitude-Rich?

“It is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.” ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Pastor, Theologian, & anti-Nazi Dissident ~ Image via NAME HERE

Are You Gratitude-Rich?

“It is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.” ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Pastor, Theologian, & anti-Nazi Dissident ~ Image via NAME HERE