With Gratitude

Thankful by Cathy Ulrich

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”
~John F. Kennedy

Happy Thanksgiving to all of my dear friends on the blogosphere. In the U.S., this day is set aside to give thanks. If you’re not living in a country that celebrates as we do, I invite you to take a few moments to think of something for which you’re thankful and join us. I want you to know that I’m thankful for you.

P.S. I saved this shot in a large format. To see it, just click on the image.

Love,

Cathy

26 comments on “With Gratitude

  1. unfetteredbs says:

    I love the picture in large format.. the depth is beautiful! I am thankful for all the kind wonderful people in my life~ I am blessed.

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  2. Cheryl says:

    Bountiful Thanksgiving blessings.

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  3. boomiebol says:

    Happy thanksgiving Ms. Cathy. Warm apple pie hugs :)

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  5. I am thankful for you, too.

    Did it not originate in the survival of an early colony? We do not have Thanksgiving as a holiday, I thought it just a US thing, but thinking of things, daily, which give rise to gratitude is a beautiful thing.

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    • Cathy Ulrich says:

      Thank you, Clare. Yes, the Thanksgiving holiday originated as a celebration of the survival of the Plymouth colony in Massachusetts after their first winter in the New World. I so agree that calling forth thoughts of gratitude daily is a great practice – one which leads to more happiness. Thanks again for the lovely comment. I’m grateful to know you.
      Cathy

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  6. I love that quote! How often we give thanks only with words but our hearts remain unaware of what a gift we have been given. Happy Thanksgiving dearest Cathy! You are a warm lovely soul and I am blessed to know you. A beautiful photo with such a delicate texture and lighting. Wonderfully captured! Hugs, Sharon

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  7. Thank YOU for this lovely quote, photograph, and post Cathy. I am thinking of you in the US today, and sending you warm and loving wishes on this special day. Happy Thanksgiving!
    With gratitude, Gina

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  8. Happy Thanksgiving to you, and I’m very happy to know you! I hope you have a beautiful day! :)

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  9. Happy Thanksgiving! That picture is beautiful!

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  10. Becky says:

    I am thankful to have such a wonderful sister/friend! I am thankful that in having radiator trouble with my car in Elijay that I was not alone, but with my very compitent, able to fix things, husband. I am thankful for a wonderful day with extended family. And last but not least, I am thankful to be securely back home!

    Love you so!

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    • Cathy Ulrich says:

      I am thankful that your competent husband was with you and able to fix the radiator and I am also thankful that you’re securely back home! And I am truly thankful to have such a wonderful sister/friend. I love you too!

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  11. beautiful, thank you, love, Linda

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  12. Happy Thanksgiving! I’m ever so grateful for you.
    Love you!
    Crystal

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  13. I hope you and Peter had a lovely Turkey Day. Thanks for another great shot Cathy. When I clicked and opened it, I could almost smell that flower. I sneezed.

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