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noun: gratitude

  1. the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness.

Today, and everyday, at The Lodge at Woodloch, WE. ARE. GRATEFUL. Sometimes, we need a gentle nudging to take the time to remember all that we are grateful for and to rest in that moment.  It takes an effort to truly appreciate the feeling of being blessed, acknowledge those blessings and in return show gratitude for those blessings. In reading and re-reading the definition of gratitude, we were humbled by the simple yet profound mention of returning kindness.  Simply feeling and acknowledging blessings is not enough.  One must show appreciation AND return kindness to truly have gratitude. Research shows that a grateful attitude has a positive effect on your health as well. One of the biggest healthy benefits is a feeling of stress relief with a gracious outlook.

As always, we…

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