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July recognizes the virtue gratitude


Gratitude, thankfulness, or gratefulness is a feeling of appreciation by a recipient of another's kindness. This kindness can be gifts, help, favors, or another form of generosity to another person. The word comes from the Latin word gratus, which means "pleasing" or "thankful". Wikipedia

Living Her Legacy is extremely grateful for each Legacy Honoree and for their impact in our community. You can learn about each of our 48 Legacy Honorees here:

What is the virtue of gratitude? "It is a gift, not an exchange. Gratitude is a virtue because we chose to celebrate, rather than to resent, what is. The Roman philosopher Cicero declared: "Gratitude is not only the greatest of the virtues but the parent of all others." from

In my Calm app the meditation lesson from Tamara Levitt recently was about how to strengthen the habit of gratitude. She also shares how we should be aware of gratitude in our daily lives and how we can share gratitude with others on a regular basis. She said to consider a gratitude practice with another person. Start by reciting a gratitude countdown from 10 to 1 and then your partner do the same thing. You are each sharing 10 things you are grateful for. "Gratitude wakes us up to the goodness and beauty in life but; we have to chose it." stated Tamara Levitt

I recommend the following 14-day gratitude exercise. You can read more here on the website.

Our July update newsletter was all about gratitude for each business or individual donor, supporter or volunteer.

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