A Note on Gratitude

The last time I heard words of appreciation for some menial task that I do every day, I’m pretty sure I just absorbed them as my due. Of course I should be appreciated, because I faithfully take care of this thing whether or not I am reminded and then thanked afterward. But I can’t begin to express the deterioration of my attitude behind completing these tasks when I DON’T hear those words, as much as that shames me to admit. I’ve certainly been known to do housework while muttering under my breath. via GIPHY In our lives it’s altogether...

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