Definition of Appreciation:
Recognition and enjoyment of the good qualities of someone or something.

Synonyms of Appreciation:
valuing, respect, cherishing, treasuring, admiration, regard, esteem, high opinion, etc.

These notes are from recovery in AA and/or related 12 step programs.
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We hope you find them helpful.

Love in fellowship.


The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness. -Dalai Lama
Human beings, sometimes to our amazement, can be as fragile as glass.

When we forget how to see and hear the people we love, how to appreciate them, we grow careless. Paying attention to other people’s needs and feelings can prevent this. –Today’s Gift | More…


Autumn equinox is the time to reflect upon life.
If we have enjoyed a bountiful harvest, we express our thanks.

If the year has been difficult so far, then we are happy for what we do have and resolve to do better once the chance comes. The appreciation of life does not require wealth or plenty.

It requires only gratitude for the beauty of the world. –Daily Tao



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