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“ we know that practicing simple gratitude brings about happiness? Researchers testing gratefulness have discovered that it actually changes the brain and makes us happier. But gratitude changes more than brain chemistry, for it makes us better and kinder to others.” (Abbot Tryphon)

“The secret of a happy, joy-filled life is a grateful heart. Without a heart filled with gratitude there is never a possibility of a life of happiness.” (Father Thomas J. Paris)

“Being grateful does not mean that everything in life is perfect, but that we look at life as a whole and receive with gratitude all the goodness in it…When it comes to our spiritual gifts, the need for a grateful heart is foremost.” (Abbot Tryphon, Marianne C. Sailus)

“Let us remember at all times that God makes Himself known to us in order to bless, heal, protect, and illumine us. To worship Him in gratitude is our natural response.” (Dynamis


“May God’s grace elevate our gratitude and keep us from every form of envy and dissatisfaction. Let us never question what God gives us, especially in relation to what He bestows upon others.” (Dynamis 8/6/2014)

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