50 Shades of Gratitude

This was posted yesterday, and it was so moving and such a thought provoker that I felt compelled to re-blog. My favorite quite if the bunch is:

“#33 No one who achieves success does so without the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.” ~ Alfred North Whitehead

This brings to mind some other really great quotes I’ve heard throughout my life.
“There is no ‘I’ in Team” and “Behind every great man stands an even better woman”.

I’m trying to turn this into a battle of the sexes. I’m just saying that whoever your partner is, in life or in work, you contribute to each others greatness, or you can be each others downfall. And when one falls, so go we all.

Powerful thoughts to be sure! So, show some gratitude to the people in your life, whoever they may be, for helping you become great!. Who is that person for you?

GYA today

Fall arrives in the Northern Hemisphere tomorrow, September 22, 2012. I love fall. But, I’m not in a hurry for it to arrive, I will happily wait one more day and enjoy today. That’s because today, September 21, is one of my favorite days. Besides being the last day of summer, it is also World Gratitude Day, which was established globally in 1965 and has been slowly gaining steam.

To commemorate World Gratitude Day, I have compiled my 50 favorite quotes on gratitude and appreciation. Since I painstakingly etched them on a parchment scroll, I thought I should share them. So, I have unfurled the scroll below for all to see. Collectively, they all lead back to the same benefits, but they each have their own subtle nuance or shade. Hence the title, 50 Shades of… oh well, you know what I mean.

This collection is not all-inclusive, of course, so…

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