Gratitude unlocks the richness of life and brings joy. Gratitude can turn what we have into more than enough. Gratitude turns rejection into approval and acceptance, brings order in the midst of chaos, and brings precision and clarity during times of instability. Gratitude can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, and a stranger into a friend. Having a spirit of gratitude helps us make sense of our past; bringing peace for today and creating vision and hope for tomorrow. CALMNESS RESIDES IN A LIFE THAT IS LIVED WITH GRATITUDE; A QUIET JOY. The beauty of gratitude is that it gives us a chance to push the pause button on busy lives and reflect on our blessings, the people we love, and freedoms we enjoy.