Some Important Distinctions …


Gratitude - Henry Van DykeI have always liked this quotation, because it makes a clear and important distinction between internal emotions, expressions of those emotions, and actions to reinforce the emotions and words.

In other words, we feel good, we talk about why, we act to create that feeling in others …

I have never understood the compulsion some feel to wax eloquently about how grateful they are to have what they have, and yet do not act truly grateful for that state of affairs.

Gratitude is not about perfection or even “better than most” …

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