Written and produced by Nimo Patel and Daniel Nahmod.

Musicians Nimo Patel and Daniel Nahmod brought together dozens of people from around the world to create this beautiful, heart-opening melody. Inspired by the 21-Day Gratitude Challenge, the song is a celebration of our spirit and all that is a blessing in life. For the 21 Days, over 11,000 participants from 118 countries learned that “gratefulness” is a habit cultivated consciously and a muscle built over time. As a famous Roman, Cicero, once said, “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.” This soul-stirring music video, created within a week by a team of volunteers, shines the light on all the small things that make up the beautiful fabric of our lives.

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  • Cyndi

    Fabulous, thank you. Every bit of it was inspiring!

  • Joy Blythe

    I keep watching this video! and it makes me cry every time! When I watch it, I realize how connected we all are on this planet AND that there is such a bigger world of Beauty beyond my usual and tiny perspective. Thank you.

  • Françoise Mathieu

    And thank you for this song, tandhe film and your words,all that make me in peace and joy 😃😄☺😀

  • Françoise Mathieu

    Gratitude help me growing up ☺ and develop love and kindfullness around me 💞and I'm gratefull to life 🐦🌸🌼😃

  • Teri Miller

    Gratitude is such a big part of my life. I begin and end every day in gratitude. I love the message of the song!

  • Marguerite

    We live in a time of such fear when many would have us believe that "the other", the stranger is our enemy. This reminded me that our diversity is what we can celebrate rather than trying to protect and alienate ourselves from the rest of our brothers and sisters. Thank you...

  • Marian

    This song reached deep inside my heart.

  • Ce

    Diversity. Inclusive. Lights. Grins. Genuineness. Glimmers. Light. Joy. Silly. Normal. Diversity. Inclusiveness. Ageless. Legacy. Here. There. The In Between. Love. Laughter. Life. Diversity. ...and smiles of acceptance and gratitude.

  • Carol

    I love all of this! I am so GRATEFUL! Thank you.

  • sid

    Amazing....lved it..

  • cher

    My words can't even do it justice. So I'll share the words of one of my teachers. "Gratitude is one of the arms of love." Deep gratitude for all those beings that helped on this video.

  • Kathy Kearns

    Very nice to see so many people involved with the project and it is inspiring!

  • Kathy

    Love the sweet wrinkled face at the beginning and end - I am grateful for every one of mine and the life experiences that came with them!

  • Beth

    Love you dear friend

  • sherry

    Is there a way to get the lyrics to this amazing song??

  • manon

    so so so beautiful and filled with Grace for this amazing Life that we have the opportunity to take part in. Thank you !

  • Kate

    Thank you, all of you who made this music possible. I believe in gratitude and seeing the beauty in all things. MAY all your days be filled with LOVE and GRATITUDE xx

  • zalie

    Everything and the lyrics, awesome video love it!

  • Douglas Jernberg

    This is truly the Baha'i world spirit, the vivifying Holy Spirit of all religions.

  • kerry

    This should go global, a 'reality' check in surreal times... Bless.

  • sally

    so amazing! and I'm grateful for it all, it made me cry, thank you, beautiful. i think I will try and sing it with my choir!

  • Diana

    Beautiful. It really makes one stop and think about all that we have and all the things that we take for granted, we should be grateful.

  • Alex

    The faces.......KNOWING, not just believing!

  • Annis

    Everything! Beautiful video - Beautiful World.

  • Lila

    Sometimes you need something like this to remind you of how wonderful your life really is!

  • Susan

    I send this out on facebook all the time. There is also a song on his EmptyHands cd/download on Kindness... that is terrifice..You can download the whole album for FREE with and there are Youtube Videos that are amazing.. We should all support artists like this who give freely of themself and depend on the kindness for thier lively hood.

  • Satish Kumar

    Love it . Life is grateful for what we have and not what we not have.. all that i am.. all that i see.. is blessing.. is so amazing.. and i am grateful for

  • Johnny

    I KNOW THE GOOD FEELING WHEN YOU ARE GRATEFUL FOR EVERYTHING. ITS TRUE YOU FEEL BRAND NEW, I CAN'T BELIEVE IT.

  • Sheryl

    Giving thanks, I heard that scientific certainty;1)lowers blood pressure, perks up immune system, 3)helps us sleep.

  • Yvonne Lovejoy

    Awesome tune...wonderful images...happy scenes of people sharing together...in the true spirit of gratitude...Thank you for the video.....for making such a beautiful world seem possible <3

  • P-Daddy

    The reminder that all is ABBA. The good the Holy and the Beautiful!

  • Denise

    That person was nice she looks like a artist♥

  • BETH

    LISTEN DEEPLY, BE PART OF THE BLESSING..BE GRATEFUL

  • Ann

    All who forget about humanity should listen to this video and realize that there are people who have so much love for humanity and want to show it to the world...Thank you for sharing and bring love and teach to the world through this beautiful video. Love to you all

  • Yajaira

    The diversity and unity of the people

  • Pat

    I am grateful for this for many reasons, but right now because tonight and tomorrow I am speaking about Gratitude and this will fit so well into the presentation. Thank you for your generous sharing.

  • Charles Barker

    The depth and breath of gratitude in song and dance and in just being visually in video recording. Thank you!

  • Marcia

    So Alive, So Inclusive, So True, So Soulful, So Positive ~ Awakening of Humanity !!! from Grateful ~ Happy Hearts. Thank you!

  • Delena

    I love the lyrics and the diverse faces

  • Vilma

    Love this video! Everything about it! Shared it on my website shepherdoffaith.com. Beautiful work you're doing - keep it going! Blessings to you.

  • Pat

    The smiling faces, full of trust and joy, bring hope. The words, ever true, remind me to stay in gratitude for eaves moment of my life. Thank you so much!

  • Rosa

    Thank you for it is inspiring! Thank you Erica I've always grateful for knowing you!

  • Erica Jordan

    It was delightful and uplifting. Thank you so much!

  • pat

    amazing and yes i am grateful to have heard this today, so thank you!

  • Michelle Sherliza, OP

    Grateful for my Dominican Vocation as a Dominican Sister of Peace. Thank you for this amazing video and song, Nimo and Daniel. Blessings of peace and my prayers. Keep preaching the Good News! Sister Michelle Sherliza, OP - Watertown, Massachusetts

  • Leslie

    How people of different cultures, faiths, ages, and genders use such similar physical expressions to show reverence, gratitude, and joy.

  • Gloria

    The seed of joy that just burst forth!

  • Anne

    The idea to be grateful for it all, everything!❤️🍁🍂❤️🍁🍂

  • Clare Hallward

    Listening to it filled my heart with grateful appreciation for Brother David Steindl-Rast, who I see as the prophet for grateful living. I recommend his website,www.gratefulness.org and all his books. I thank God for the miracle of life, health, the beauty of creation. And all my wonderful family and friends.

  • Matt

    The compassion for others, the authentic gratefulness, the smiles, everyday people. beautiful, touching, hopeful.

  • Hayriya

    The LOVE was felt in this video- Beautiful and the TRUE , pure gratitude projected outward! Only Blessings

  • JLove

    Inspired to spread the Love, Joy and Peace <3 and Gratitude.

  • Alex

    When you're all pooped out after spreading yourself thin helping endlessly and that awkward moment happens when you think you believe your alone all those you helped come out to surprise you.

  • Sarah

    be grateful for the little things, there is so much beauty in the world if you look for it

  • Patrick

    makes me feel gratefull and want to do it to others.

  • Rasheed

    It's it's...AMAZING

  • Vonna

    My 3 year anniversary of being cancer free and how grateful I am to be here! Thank you!

  • Gavin Manuel

    It has reminded me of the importance of gratitude in spite of the daily problems and challenges

  • John Hathaway

    Grateful that, this morning, my soul is aligned with yours praying, saying, emanating LOVE healing this world of ours All in the past, forgiven All in the NOW begun Making this world we live in better for everyone. We are joined together, Forever, you and I Our spirits fill the universe Lifting each other high Joined together Creating tremendous light Illuminating the shadowed space and ending this world’s dark night So powerful is our hearts’ beat all our souls’ love expanding wide United, no challenge that we can’t meet So grateful we have this life! Grateful that, this morning Our souls are joined as one Committed to changing this whole world Make it better for everyone. Better for we are ONE! This will be a miracle day, for my spirit and yours have embraced!

  • Rinchen Lhamo

    The hope, the joy, the love filled my heart today. May all sentient beings be this happy everyday! May there be an end of suffering and hatred for all beings, all of us. Love love love...

  • Sally Brassard

    the fact that all people understand the benefits of being thankful for our lot in life instead of complaining and wanting more. joining hands and singing the words that are being sung to us makes us the same package. it just doesn't get any better than that.

  • Primrose Wylde

    The Truth that Mother Earth IS our Earth Mother. She is so very wonderful, putting up with us & our stuff, greed, anger, need for power, for eons. She is AMAZING. I Love Her so so much.

  • katya

    Thank you so very much this means so much to our class to be able to sing along with your U-Tube video. Once again you have made these young children so happy.

  • Paulie

    Grateful - Lyrics (Written by N. Patel and D. Nahmod) You’re my life, You’re my breath, You’re a smile You’re my guest You’re the earth You’re the sun You’re the grass You are love You’re my hands You’re a bug You’re my eyes You’re a hug You’re the light In the dark You’re the spark You are fun You’re my mom You are water You’re the stars You’re my daughter You’re my friend til’ the end You’re my dreams You’re my father You’re the ants on the ground The miracles that surround I’m feelin’ it all around The hemisphere and the clouds You’re my pain you’re my sorrow You’re my hope for tomorrow You’re the strength when I’m hollow You’re the path that I follow You’re the blessings that exist The small things that are bliss The gift to realize that Everything is a gift All that I am All that I see All that I've been and all that I'll ever be Is a blessing Its so amazing And I’m grateful for it all, for it all na na na na [Grateful for it all, for it all] You’re the blessings Every time I try to count, You’re the lessons That l learn Every time I turn around, You’re the water when I’m burned Every time I think I’ve found Everything I’m looking for, You’re the sign sayin’ Stop to take a bow And keep moving forward And start looking towards Your heart, it’ll open all the doors And only then you’ll start To hear the world sing in chorus With your mind and heart Aligned in purpose Everything will feel gorgeous All that I am All that I see All that I've been and all that I'll ever be Is a blessing It’s so amazing And I’m grateful for it all, for it all Every day I sit and pray Cuz what I have is More than I deserve Or could ever imagine How do I give back to all of this magic And spread the love So everybody can have it Doesn’t matter if I rich or poor If i got a family or if I’m all alone Bad things happen I can just complain and moan But there’s a million things that I can be grateful for So I lift up my hands now And I open my heart And my gratitude goes out To everything near and far All that I am All that I see All that I've been and all that I'll ever be Is a blessing It’s so amazing And I’m grateful for it all, for it all Everything I am And everything I see Everything I hope And everything I dream Everything I feel And everything I be I look deep down And feel all the blessings (4x) [I’m grateful for it all It’s amazing] You’re the blessings that exist The small things that are bliss The gift to realize that Everything is a gift!

  • katya

    Our classroom loves your songs and would love to sing along with the video, but we cannot find the complete lyrics to the song is there anyway you can email us the words or refer me to a site that I can look it up and be able to print it for our class. Grateful and the Kindness song too.

  • Karina

    The love in every person participating...this is such a beautiful tribute to gratefulness. Namaste.....Karina

  • Angie

    Absolutely wonderful. Gratitude perpetuates our blessings. For ur selves, our children, and our planet. Thank you!

  • Sheena Guha

    A HEART FULL OF GRATITUDE CONNECTS US TO ALL ON PLANET EARTH & MAKES OUR SOULS SMILE RADIANTLY!! <3 :)

  • Greg

    I am so grateful for all of the love that was shared. It was wonderful, heart warming.

  • Andie Ross

    The hanging gratitude signs on a tree. I think I will create a gratitude tree in my yard. And, of course, gratitude is something all of us everywhere can share in openess and love. Thank you for this lovely film.

  • Meretene

    Being grateful every minute of the day for the many blessings we receive without realizing it sometimes - how's it go again - for the air we breath, for the water we drink, for the food we receive, for the lessons in life we learn from, nature about us in seeing the creation of God, love from the animal kingdom, and most of all the love we have for our neighbours and family and above all the love of the "I AM" of all that exists in the "Heavenly Realm" - forever grateful always! Oh Mighty Ï AM".

  • roberta

    To see such a diversion of people from around the World, coming together to sing and dance, simply filled my heart with so much GRATITUDE, all I could do was weep!!! Thank you, ALL!!

  • Nancy

    To see people from all walks of life come together in gratitude!

  • Pat

    very uplifting,it made my heart happy while listening to it.Very cool.

  • Joanna

    We played this song at the end of a celebration of my husband, David's life, this past Saturday on April 18th. I sent the link out ahead of time so friends and family could learn the chorus. They did! It was the very best song as David was (and still is) so grateful for this dear mother earth and her every expression of nature. David has been an inspiration throughout his life to many to slow down and notice all the gifts we've been given and to share them with others, to be grateful for it all. The only tears shed were tears of joy and gladness at "getting it". If any sadness starts to creep in, I play your song and then I am filled with joy and gratitude for David the Beloved, Great Soul and Noble Spirit. Infinite Gratitude to you.

  • Robin

    with an "Attitude of Gratitude " I can be the change.

  • Leloule

    Beautiful song and everything is a blessing,

  • shefalie

    everything.......about this video inspires my heart, soul and spirit and attitude......thank you for a worldwide message. shefalie

  • Veronika Murtagh

    My heart feels blessed by the love and joy of this amazing musical gift. This joyous experience will stay with me forever and sums up what a power for unity and hope the internet can be

  • Barbara

    I was moved to overflowing tears. It called to me to give more of myself. Blessings to all who were part of this love song.

  • My Yen

    It's beautiful message about the value in everything we can see in life, and a call for us to learn just simply be grateful for everything. I'm thinking to use this song to start the Living Green Value in Vietnam this year. Thank you for a wonderful song!

  • Rose

    "Humans Sharing Genuine Love Is The Greatest Gift We All Need To Share" "We All Have Beautiful Hearts To Share"

  • Marie

    The people, the words of the song, the energy and lyrics of this song, I felt hopeful, happy, blessed all at the same time. Thank you so much, this kind of music we all need to listen to for changes in ourself.

  • Marlinaq

    ~ This blessing-song is truly a celebration of compassionate love.

  • Terry

    Love the message of interdependence here, and the fact that it acknowledges both the suffering and goodness in life. It's full of hope.

  • Reshma

    Reshma, I was there too! Two reshmas at date with destiny?! :)

  • Reshma Parvanj

    This song was played at Date with Destiny with Tony Robbins! Energy was amazing! Love to the universe and so grateful!! Thanks to Bianca for sending the link to me today,

  • Navneet Kaur

    Beautifully portrayed. But not getting link to download this song individually apart from full album. Could anybody be kind enough to send me the link of this song to download?

  • Jessica Rios

    The purity in this song is palpable... Thank you from the bottom of my heart for feeling it, creating it and sharing it.

  • jeannie Mckenzie

    My elementary school music students LOVE this song, and I am so grateful to you for writing it and putting out so we can spread the sentiment

  • Daniel O'Connell

    With so much pain and destruction seen via media, it is healing to feel the love and happiness that jumps out at you from this

  • Jennifer shaw

    No matter who or where we are...no matter our race or religion or culture, we are ONE

  • Elizabeth

    The knowing that I am one with this message and so very grateful to be a part of this movement. I say yes and share this with my community.

  • Peter Dalrymple

    Its so AWESOME! LOVE, the universal language. It touched my Heart :) Goes to show you we can "all" learn to get along and care for eachother. Thanks for making this video and sharing it with everyone. :)

  • Martha Caterino

    That people everywhere have something to offer the world. Even if it is just a smile!

  • Amy

    LOVE this video so much that we are having the fifth graders sing it this Friday 11/21/14 at our Thanksgiving Feast. Do you have a song version without the singing that we could use?

  • Chanda vaze

    It lifted my spirit. I love the energy generated by everyone who is singinging, dancing,and connecting with the viewer.

  • Sarojani Rohan

    seeing the beautiful faces of so many cultures-------We ARE one family! Thank you so much for the heart you have to share this kind of joy with so many of us.

  • Malati

    The thought of spreading the concept of gratitude through music. The reach is soothing and soul stirring! Thank you for sharing the wonderful piece of art,

  • AnapDerqui

    Directly to my heart!. Thanks to so many outstanding people around the world!!.

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  • Download the song. If you liked "Grateful," you might also like "Being Kind" created in the same spirit.
  • Read “Why Gratitude is Good” by Dr. Robert Emmons, to learn more about the many benefits of gratitude.
  • Make a conscious effort to practice gratitude in your daily life. Start by reflecting on: What do you have enough of?

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