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The Wisdom of Kahil Gibran

In the dew of little things, the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.

– Kahil Gibran, The Prophet


The Paradox of Beauty

All beauty of this world is wet with the dew of tears.

– Theodor Haecker


In Return for Our Gratefulness . . .

In gratitude for your own good fortune you must render in return some sacrifice of your life for other life.


What is my offering?

– Albert Schweitzer

The Expansiveness of Gratefulness

There’s a self expansive aspect of gratitude. Very possibly it’s a little known law of nature: the more gratitude you have, the more you have to be grateful for.

– Elaine St. James

To be grateful for all . . . To be grateful for the dew and the berries.

To be grateful for all . . .
To be grateful for the dew and the berries.

Dewdrops Outside My Door

Dewdrops on the grass

Dewdrops on the grass

For many years, at great cost, I traveled through many countries, saw the high mountains, the oceans. The only things I did not see were the sparkling dewdrops in the grass just outside my door.

– Rabindranath Tagore

Dietrich Bonhoeffer on Gratitude

In ordinary life we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.”

– Dietrich Bonhoeffer