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“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

Giving thanks is not the same as having gratitude and appreciation. Having gratitude and appreciation is about embracing, owning and “having” those things which have manifested in your life.

Gratitude is the inner feeling. The receiving and acknowledgement, if you will, for those things you already have. Having gratitude and appreciation is an inner expression of peace and contentment. In every sense gratitude and appreciation are vibrational messages felt deep in your soul that have the ability to shift your perception from negative to positive.

Giving thanks differs in that by giving thanks you are expressing in words and/or by deeds that which you feel inside. By giving thanks in any form whether it be a simple, heartfelt, verbal “thank you”, shouting thank you from the rooftops…

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About lantanagurl

Farmstress, Adventuress, Spiritual Junkie, Community Builder, Social Justice Activist, Momma and Grandmomma :)
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  1. Thank you kindly for the re-blog! Happy Thanksgiving!

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