As you have seen, the idea and practice of gratitude occupies a lot of my thinking, and uses up a lot of pixels. That’s how I’ve found these additional words for your thankfulness vocabulary.
Gratitude is a beatitude.
When you count your blessings, it’s hard not to be grateful for them. “Happy is the one…” says Jesus. Gratitude is probably a blessing, too, adding measurably to your life’s satisfaction.
There’s latitude in gratitude.
When you gear up body and soul to express thanks, you can choose how to show others that you value what you’ve been given. Those words and actions can be as enjoyable as receiving the gifts, and offer you another place to put your creativity and empathy to use.
Gratitude approaches infinitude.
When it comes to being grateful, there are no boundaries, no limits. More reasons to be thankful than the number of neurons in your grateful brain. More indescribable ways in which your sense of blessedness expands past nearly rhymed adjectives!
*Glatitude comes with gratitude.
It’s probably impossible to be grateful without being glad about the gift. About the Giver and givers. Smiles and gladness are contagious, a sign that your soul is contented, cheerful and filled with pleasure.
*You find fratitude in gratitude.
When you’re grateful, you join the family of sisters and brothers in the faith who understand that gratefulness is key to their well-being. Gratitude assures you that you’re part of something bigger than yourself—the Grateful Ones everywhere in the world and throughout all of time.
There. I think that my gratitude word bin is now emptied. I hope this helps you with your wordsmithing. And please don’t let me get started on thanks.
*These words are found in no dictionaries. But perhaps if you and I use them in enough places…?