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True Knowing

“Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.” ~ Henry Van Dyke I appreciate Mr. Van Dyke’s quote as it demonstrates the natural progression … Continue reading

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The Courage to Face Ingratitude VII

“To realize that he who once lived in the sanctuary of our affection, in the frank confidence where conversation seemed but our soliloquy, and to whom our aims and aspirations have been thrown open with no Bluebeard chamber of reserve, … Continue reading

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The Courage to Face Ingratitude II

“Gratitude is thankfulness expressed in action. It is the instructive radiation of justice, giving new life and energy to the individual from whom it emanates. It is the heart’s recognition of kindness that the lips cannot repay. Gratitude never counts … Continue reading

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The Courage to Face Ingratitude I

“Ingratitude, the most popular sin of humanity, is forgetfulness of the heart. It is the revelation of the emptiness of pretended loyalty. The individual who posses it finds it the shortest cut to all other vices. Ingratitude is a crime … Continue reading

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