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August 1, 2011

Gratitude: The Parent of All Virtues

By Hamda AlHashimi

SAIL Magazine


William Ward once said, “God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say “thank you?” If we think about it, we will see how little is the attention we direct toward being grateful. We take things for granted; the love of our mother, the support of our friends, the chores done by the servants, and some things as simple as a stranger holding the door for us. These two simple words, “thank you”, can brighten someone’s day in ways we cannot imagine.British visual artist, Penelope Oakley, painted a magnificent elaborate art piece titled “Gratia”, which is Latin for “Gratitude”. .....to read more follow this link


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