Today we talked about gratitude and David did a political rant.
We also covered the markets.
Gratitude is expressing thanks for gifts we have received. According to Merriam Webster's Online Dictionary, the word gratitude comes from the Latin words:gratia meaning favor, charm, and thanks, and gratus meaning pleasing and grateful.
These Latin words are similar to the Sanskrit word gmati meaning he praises. Gratitude is a basic human emotion. It is expressed in some way by all ancient and modern cultures. According to Dr. Robert Emmons, a leading gratitude researcher and author of the book thanks!, the idea of receiving a gift is central to the concept of gratitude. While merely appreciating something for its positive qualities does have a positive impact on our lives and emotions, gratitude takes then next step beyond.
Gratitude happens when we go beyond just appreciating something to acknowledging that we have received a gift that we did nothing to earn or deserve. On some level, the warm emotional rush we feel when we really feel gratitude is very like the glow we feel from realizing we are unconditionally loved.
The feeling of Gratitude is like living in a state of grace. One definition of Grace, ( Merriam Webster’s Online Dictionary is unmerited divine assistance given humans for their resurrection and regeneration. In short, grace is our response to feeling loved unconditionally by God. When we practice an attitude of gratitude we are practicing feeling loved.The Power of Gratitude
New research shows that practicing gratitude may be the fastest single pathway to happiness, health, long life, and prosperity.
My goal is to practice it till I perfect it. Like the old butcher... but that's another story.
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