Thursday, February 9, 2012


Daybreak over Cebu Strait

Today, be grateful. Be grateful for your favorite music, for movies that make you feel good, for your phone that connects you with people, for your computer, and for the electricity that lights up your life. Be grateful for air travel that flies you everywhere.

Be grateful for the roads and traffic lights that keep the traffic in order. Be grateful to those who built our bridges. Be grateful for your pet, for your child, for your loved ones, for your eyes that enable you to read this.

Be grateful for your imagination. Be grateful that you can think. Be grateful that you can speak. Be grateful that you can laugh and smile. Be grateful that you can breathe. Be grateful that you are alive! Be grateful that you are You!

Be grateful that there are two words that can change your life.

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

                                                                                         May the joy be with you,

                                                                                         Rhonda Byrne
                                                                                         The Secret

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According to Cicero, “Gratitude is not only the greatest of the virtues but the parent of all others.” 

Multiple studies have shown the correlation between gratitude and increased wellbeing not only for the individual but for all people involved. The positive psychology movement has embraced these studies and in an effort to increase overall wellbeing, has begun to make an effort to incorporate exercises to increase gratitude into the movement. 

Read more here.

Watery Wednesday

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  1. Beautiful post and a lovely photo. The scene and sky is gorgeous. Thanks for sharing your skies.

    1. My pleasure, Eileen . . . and thank you, too!

  2. beautiful sunset...i love and miss bohol!

    1. Were you from here or just vacationing? It is a beautiful place, R1. But then again, who knows! You might visit Bohol once again sometime soon.

      Thanks for dropping by :)

  3. Beautiful post and photo.
    Thank you for sharing.

    Regards and best wishes

  4. A great shot, lovely colours of the sky and the clouds!
    I wish you a Happy Friday!

  5. With gratitude comes kindness and compassion too.

    Wonderful shot!

  6. Not singing the blues but admiring this beautiful blues.
    Thanks for the visit.
    Happy weekend!

    1. Yes ... the blues with a streak of yellow.

      My ;pleasure Serline ... and many thanks, too!