Quotable // from Henry Van Dyke

Quotable // from Henry Van Dyke

Quotable  Henry Van Dyke

“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

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you have a wonderful and meaningful day filled with delicious food, time spent with loved ones, and a heart full of gratitude!

Cultivating Character // Gratitude

Cultivating Character // Gratitude

Though I suppose it’s a bit unoriginal, I simply couldn’t conclude a November series on character cultivation without addressing the trait of gratitude. The practice of expressing thanks is particularly trendy this time of year. Turkey, family, football, and Black Friday sales may take center stage at Thanksgiving, but amid these other exciting traditions, must…Continue Reading

Cultivating Character // Humility

Cultivating Character // Humility

“Humility is a valuable virtue, because it breeds gratitude, which is unbelievably attractive.” I came across this quote while skimming a book review of Dave Ramsey’s newest book, and it immediately stopped me in my tracks. The concept of gratitude is a pretty prevalent one this time of year, and I am in complete agreement…Continue Reading