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In gratitude


“At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” 
                   — Albert Schweitzer


This post is for all those people in my life who have lit my flame. (You know who you are)
I do feel blessed to know you and  wish for you the brightest of things life has to offer. I also thank you for being in my life. (Touchwood)


Comments

  1. Beautiful words...lovely message! :)

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  2. Thank you for your wonderful blog.
    You have no idea, but you do this spark lighting in our lives many times! [:)]

    PS: Am I first?? :)

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  3. :D
    beautiful!
    and amazing picture by atul :)

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  4. Eventhough I have not done much in your life specially, though I wish to thank you for the gratitude.

    Ah finally, now i can rest in peace!

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  5. Lovely picture! :)

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  6. Hi Preeti,
    I just love the way you write. Your words touch my soul. :)

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  7. Renjith: No! :)

    Surreal: Thank you so much. Your words make me warm from the inside :)

    Jyotiajay:Thanks :)

    Aditya:Thank you from Atul.He clicked it.

    SS: My son clicked it :)

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  8. Sifar: You have visited my blog and commented. I value that :)There's a long time to think about resting in peace :)

    Sucheta:Thank U :) Thanks for your mail this morning which motivated me to post

    MS: Varsh just beat you and what a lovely thing to say!

    Varsh: thank you :)

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  9. Gorgeous post..in word and image!
    Kiki~

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  10. A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.

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  11. Ron: Very true. It only creates more brightness.

    Kiki: So were yours! Thank U! Happy ww :)

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  12. a beautiful picture..and a great quote.

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  13. Dear Atul,
    beautiful picture..
    get more better by each picture..

    Di,
    visit my blog sometime,
    long time since i wrote i know..

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  14. Beautiful picture. What a beautiful Wordless Wednesday!

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  15. One of my favorite quotes.

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  16. Nice. First time here and you know there is no such thing as "just" a mother. ;-)

    Happy WW and thanks for the reminder of this quote.

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  17. Beautiful pic and wonderful words :)

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  18. What a lovely sentiment. And that photo is very cool.

    Happy WW!
    -smarmoofus

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  19. Lovely (pic + quote + sentiments)!

    I think that you do a fair bit of lighting other people's flames, preeti. One day hopefully, i should be able to tell you how you helped mine grow brighter :)

    have fun with your cutest 'fellow'! :)

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  20. What a nice thing to say to your friends, they are very lucky to have a friend like you I believe.

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  21. So few words yet so telling!!!! And a lovely picture!!!!

    Have to agree with Suma here "...you do a fair bit of lighting other people's flames, preeti."

    :-)

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  22. I really liked that saying :) Never thought of it that way. Way too profound!

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  23. Nice Picture by Atul!

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  24. This reminds me of a quotation by Buddha, "Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared."

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  25. aww!
    in that case, yay me :)

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  26. Great photo and nice comments. Did you know that a candle doesn't lose it's flame from lighting another candle, either? I saw that saying one time, and loved it. Sorry, but I don't remember who quoted it.

    If you can, check out my Wordless Wednesday:
    http://sassyfrazz.blogspot.com/2010/04/wordless-wednesday-summertime-snack.html

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  27. Its so true. It is one of the best quotes read till date.

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  28. You are the light in my life no doubt. Without you it would be back to the stone ages and darkness.

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  29. Your lovely post, pic, quote is all reminding me of an old song that goes

    " diye jaltein hai
    phool khilte hain
    badi mushkil se magar... " :-))

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  30. Beautiful words and picture!

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  31. I love you image and your message, I'm sure we all have family and friends we should say this too!

    http://www.gardenersreach.com/post/L-is-for-Laughing-Gull.aspx

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  32. These are beautiful message and the image goes with it perfectly.
    here's my entry for wordless wednesday

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  33. A very small post but pregnant with meaning.I am glad I came across your blog.And tell atul that photo is spreading positive energy and has already reached me in India.

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  34. beautiful photo............lovely quote.i have just started followin ur blog not much of contribution fm my side.i luv the way u write .simple words with lots of weight.i really appreciate the way u painstakingly answerback.....grateful.

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  35. Wow ~ what a post and photo! My FAVORITE of the week by a land slide!! Happy Spring to you and your family and all the awesome bloggers out there!!

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  36. Ollie: A very happy spring to you too!

    Shaggy: Happy you find the depth and the meaning.Thank you for following.

    Asha: Already did. He says thank you :)

    Red amethyst: Thank you!

    Dragonfly:Thank you. I loved your laughing gulls too. Also left a comment.

    Solio:Thank you!

    Lostworld: Satish hums the same song many a time :)

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  37. Satish: ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ :)

    Guru: Yes--i loved the quote too.

    Sassyfraz: Yes--there is so much depth in that quote too.Thank u for visiting me.

    Quilting Jenny:Thank u for dropping in! happy ww!

    Sucheta: yay yay! :)

    Chandni: Thaaaaaank you :)

    Symphony of love: Buddha said it so well.

    Sundari: Duly conveyed :) He says thank you :)

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  38. Tranquility: i too loved it.

    Dennisthemenace: Thank you :)

    Reflections: Thank you thank you :)

    Mummy: Thank you for that fabulous compliment. I think i am lucky too to have them.

    Suma: You can tell me now :D I am all (y)ears :) Cutest fellow--omg! Dont even get me started!! I can go on and on and on and on :)

    smarmoofus:Thank you :) My son clicked the pic :)

    Swaram:Thank you :)

    Sukhmandir:Thank you :)

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  39. Will: Welcome aboard :) Title of my blog is a slightly sarcastic joke :) I am an author, poet, artist and mom :)

    Libby: Mine too

    Lazyclick:Thank you so much!

    Rachael:Thanks a lot!

    Swathy: Visted. Commented. :) atul says thanks :)

    Caite: Thank you!

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  40. On your blog for the first time. I am speechless. Thanks for sharing such wonderful posts with us. will visit again to read more. Best wishes .
    loved the pic and the words will stay with me for a long time

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  41. It is so good to know you Preeti. You are a light within a light. You also guide and inspire us with your zeal for living and your capacity to love all of us unconditionally. It is a joy to read your words and connect with you here. xoxo

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