Gratitude Video

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Gratitude (2013)

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Each day in our lives is a precious gift, and if we can experience the world through gratitude it can open our hearts.

Brother David Steindl-Rast
Louie Schwartzberg

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eyashadhana, posted on October 12, 2016

Thank you for reminding us how important it is to begin our day in gratitude. Xx

eds1452, posted on October 10, 2016

I just love this video it really makes you realize how bless many people are and don't realize it. We should all develop and attitude of gratitude. Thanks!!

CatherineLC, posted on October 5, 2016

I am blessed by this video, and will share it as often as I can. A newby to Gaia, just so grateful for THIS.

SuzannaB@Gaia, posted on October 10, 2016

Thanks, Catherine, we appreciate hearing from you.

All the best,

Robin_hedstrom_7, posted on October 4, 2016

I started my day by making a divine herbal hot chocolate made with vanilla and Longan Tea and as I drank it and enjoyed the last of the tea I watched this beautiful short film.

Today will be a grand day it will be a day that will always be remembered in our hearts. Today the world will change!

Love and Light!

dee.angel, posted on October 3, 2016

Ithink i will watch it every morning before leave the house. Thank you.

deancurtis444, posted on September 29, 2016


kristenschmitt11, posted on September 17, 2016

I watched this video about a year ago, and something inspired me to view again - I just love this short-film!! @spiritanchor

jl.bellot, posted on September 12, 2016

Thank you !

jasyoung13, posted on September 9, 2016

probably the most prophetic thing i have ever witnessed, thank you !!

des.susko, posted on August 28, 2016

I've enjoyed many videos by Louie Schwartzberg before but this one moved me to tears. Tears of joy and gratitude! Thank you Thank you Thank you! Too bad this one didn't make it to Netflix as his others have, it would reach a wider audience unfortunately. I am so grateful to gaia for being the kind of network that does put these beautiful videos out there for us, thank you!

In Peace and Love,

rustypaladin, posted on June 26, 2016

Sooo often, we completely overlook so many wonders and gifts that so many countless people world-wide never experience. BE grateful and don't let the complicated drama of life and of others take away the gift of serenity that is there for all of us if we only have the sense to recognize it. Life COULD BE so much worse but we get so caught up in sooo many things that we maximize the miniature and minimize the magnificent. Be happy, grateful and well always!

Josegalicia79, posted on June 16, 2016

I watch this everyday when I wake up and before I go to bed, God bless all the people who made it possible, THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU :)

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pschwars, posted on April 23, 2016

I rarely comment, but the documentaries and yoga practices I have been exposed to in the past 4 months are life-changing, and true to my Godly, spiritual being, which is starving for nutrition in this hard world. The last 6 minutes were exactly what I strive to teach children in my life. I express my gratitude for the sharing nature of Gaia.

lindsaycarr, posted on March 16, 2016

I paid $20 for a 3 month pass here and if I don't see any other films I like besides this one every penny I spent will have been worth it. Peace and Love

jmn62, posted on June 8, 2016

This filled my eyes and heart with happy tears! Thank You so much for putting this film out where those of us who "happen" upon it can be blessed. Thank You.

SuzannaB@Gaia, posted on March 17, 2016

Lindsay, we're so glad you enjoyed the film! We appreciate your support of Gaia.

All the best,

DeniseH5, posted on March 6, 2016

Beautiful videography, beautiful message. Thank you :), posted on March 4, 2016

I loved this, and to some extent do attempt to adopt that attitude. I believe that something similar to this should start our days, it would be especially helpful to children.

When we went to school, here in Canada, we sang "God Save the Queen" we Recited "the Lord's Prayer, this is no longer "politically correct" . I'm grateful to have gone to school in the 50's and 60's. There was structure. Parents were allowed to discipline their children. Society has grown to such an extent that the little ones, begin to feel lost amid the chaos. Something like this played for them in the classroom even occasionally would be instrumental in lifting their spirits.

Thank You for the email that brought this delightful video to my attention.

Kindest regards,

Christine Christie

tanja_wilhelm, posted on February 17, 2016

I am currently travelling and I am meeting wonderful people everyday, this beautiful reminder came at just the right time for me ;) and yes, it almost brought a tear to my eyes as well. Thank you very much for this.

SuzannaB@Gaia, posted on February 18, 2016

Tanja, we're so glad you enjoyed this film meditation. It is a favorite of ours, as well.

We also have a documentary on Gaia, WITH ONE VOICE, that includes an interview with Brother David Steindl-Rast. You can find that here:

All the best,

katwomantxstyle73, posted on February 16, 2016

perfectly expressed through the message shared and the narrator's voice does wonders for the quality of the connection!

GARYS9, posted on January 29, 2016

This brought me to tears. Thank you to all who made it possible for me to click and view it.

joribeiro, posted on January 18, 2016

This is so beautiful - i love the saying about just your presence and your smile can make a difference.....thank you!

channerific, posted on December 7, 2015

Thank you to the Team at Gaia.....Thank you for giving us the positive vibrations we all need....

kristenschmitt11, posted on November 28, 2015

I woke up feeling defeated and wondering why things haven't been going the way I want. I typically will watch a film on Giai on the weekends and was hoping to find something to lift my spirits and this short-film was exactly the gift I needed and cannot express words to how this has impacted me. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Clight, posted on November 27, 2015

I will encourage my friends and family to carry this forward beyond Thanksgiving in the US to all days that we are here. The message is eternal. Peace to all!

katz5253, posted on November 25, 2015


wm, posted on November 23, 2015

Thank you to all who participated and engaged, including watching it. Wow. Ripples in the Kosmic 0cean of Human Souls & Consciousness.

barbarabrazeau, posted on November 21, 2015

I am going to play this when we sit down for thanksgiving dinner! The message is so beautiful and needed.

Iadora, posted on November 18, 2015

Have been sharing it with every one I can since seeing it in a TED Talk! Had discovered this film maker years ago and am ever on the look out for his AMAZING CREATIONS!!!

I keep telling e'1 to Google "Louie Schwartzberg" to find the GREATEST VIDEOS EVER!!!

And that little girl is ABSOLUTELY HYSTERICALLY FUNNY! ...Mom musta been to her left and behind the camera! ;D

bond-lover, posted on November 18, 2015

Being an empath, my stomach has been in knots lately what with everything that has been happening in the world, and particularly what with all the negativity being posted to social media with respect to the Syrian refugee crisis. Watching this short film was a blessing. I feel calmer and more at peace - more grounded again. I so appreciate you Gaiam TV! I have faith in the good for this world. And I come here when I need a reminder.

icholasee, posted on November 24, 2015

I'm an Empath as well. This video helped me, may it do the same for you :) Brightest blessings

SuzannaB@Gaia, posted on November 18, 2015

@BOND-LOVER, we love the reminder too. Thank you for writing with your thoughts!


MARYBETHB, posted on November 17, 2015

This film is such a great reminder to stop and really think about all the things we take for granted. It offered a reminder of thinking of a different perspective than our own.

dayil55, posted on October 20, 2015

I loved this video so very much it filled me with desire to awaken my mind further to my surroundings and my blessing, I felt the universal energy flow through me, and the voice on this video was loving and unforgettable. I found this video exceptional. Thank you.

kangasjeanette, posted on October 19, 2015

I enjoy watching this short clip. It's a reminder for me to be grateful for all that I have in my life and all the blessings that surround me.
It can totally turn my whole day around for the better when I watch it.

nowvoyager, posted on October 2, 2015

A blessing for your eyes and ears. A reminder that this day and the next is a gift. It is too bad that we cannot all start the day with this reminder of how good life is and can be. Simply wonderful.

SuzannaB@Gaia, posted on October 2, 2015

This short meditative film is a favorite of ours as well. You can always add it to your Playlist to watch again at any time.


RICHER1965, posted on June 18, 2015

I started one a year or so ago and I now can say that I count my blessings and the list seems to grow and grow. Life is truly wonderful.

letterstodesiree, posted on June 9, 2015

If you're feeling stressed or uninspired, watch this short film. It is pretty simple: BE GRATEFUL. Watching this short film was a nice reminder this morning that life is a miracle, relationships are a miracle, every little joy in life is a miracle.

kungfuyogini, posted on April 12, 2015

Grateful for this beautiful reminder! beautiful video.

shellie.noyes, posted on April 4, 2015

What a stunningly beautiful reminder!

DimetraKH, posted on March 25, 2015

You can't help but be inspired by this movie. It's beautiful!

juliebethmurphy, posted on March 11, 2015

Calm, soothing, tears of joy ~ life altering

lisa.minner, posted on January 9, 2015

Watch it, just watch it :) x

kksills, posted on January 6, 2015

I love this movie - it really reaches me and helps remind me of what's important and what to focus on. I love this narrator - he is so genuine. I often say I'm grateful but I'm never really sure how this is supposed to feel. I feel like I should feel happy and lighthearted, but this doesn't often last too long as the hectic rush of life takes over. This clip helps me reach deep to the feelings I'm so seeking. I listen to this before I start my day as it helps set the tone. Thank you for releasing this video - I'm touched.

1energyworks, posted on January 3, 2015

for this beautiful movie and everyone and everything in my life today! What a great way to start the day!

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