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You can share your Gratitude Experiences in several ways:

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4. Subscribe to the Reforestation2009 YouTube Channel, upload your video, post a link to the video under the channel comments. We will add your video to the Reforestation2009 Channel and we may also feature your video here on the Healing With Words Challenge Website

5. Facebook users can connect with the Challenge via our Facebook page. Remember that Facebook is a public forum, so please limit your Gratitude Experiences to private messages if you do not want everyone to see them.   If not, they will be viewable by anyone visiting the page

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The Society of the Faith Master is our optional non-secular gratitude outreach. Gratitude is the Survival Lightkey for us all, empowerment for all, whether you have a religious belief or do not have any such beliefs. All are acceptable in the gratitude immersion world we are building, with those who are willing to live their lives with gratitude.

This society is for those who seek the religious dimension of faith and gratitude. We have a strong dogma or code of belief in the inherent goodness of our species and its future as spiritual beings. Our society is designed to be a high energy place, a happy place, based on building self-esteem, gratitude, praise and faith.

The purpose of our worship services and classes is to enhance the quality of life of our members and to help our members develop community, structure, meaning and a superordinate goal. That means helping our members develop faith, building their self-esteem, teaching them how to use the Gratitude Law of Attraction, and giving them the other teachings of the society such as communication skills, entrepreneurial skills and others.

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IGEI Gratitude…Teaching the Way of Success through Gratitude...Because Giving Appreciation & Recognition Builds Businesses, Increases Self-Esteem and Creates Positive Complete Transactions

The International Gratitude Empowerment Institute (IGEI) is a social enterprise corporation, a teaching organization.
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Gratitude is the Survival Lightkey, the solution for now.

The International Gratitude Empowerment Institute (IGEI) is a social enterprise corporation, a teaching organization. Read more about IGEI and our teaching philosophy. Find out Why IGEI Gratitude is important to you

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Thank you for stopping by our webpage to share with us. There are so many of us all moving closer and closer together with our different cultures. We have only to view the daily headlines to see how much conflict we all face. We need a way to defuse anger and bring us all closer together, something that can change the anger we feel and enable us to pull back and regroup to find a way to connect positively. One thing transcends all cultures. That is power of the simple words "Thank you".

Through gratitude:

You can achieve personal growth and fulfillment
Build and expand your own business worldwide
Work with others to reclaim our planet through the green economy

It's all about being grateful for the blessings we have now and working together to ensure these blessings exist for our children and children’s children.

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The Gratitude Healing Ways of IGEI

We support your growth through a wide variety of gratitude products, services, and programs designed to enable you to create the kind of life you are seeking. Each of our products and services comes with an individualized personal blessing from Noble Mama Carol, cofounder of IGEI, suitable for framing. You are able to grow with gratitude healing products and services in the following Gratitude Healing Ways:

Gratitude Empowerment

Gratitude Benefits

Self-Esteem Building

Gratitude Healing

Gratitude Healing Culture

Gratitude Muscle

Spiritual Healing

Power of Gratitude for Business

Gratitude Focused Diversity Marketing

Gratitude Marketing

Gratitude Business Model

Spiritual Healing Culture

Self-Esteem Building in Business

Gratitude and the Fourfold Way

Gratitude 360s

Reprogramming Your subconscious mind

Healing With Clouds

Belonging to a Group

Positive Communication skills

Gratitude Law of Attraction

Tap the Power of Affirmations

The 21 Success Traits of Western Man

Earth Gratitude

Earth Gratitude Tourism

Creating the Green Economy

Alternative Energy

Water Gratitude

General  Products and Services

Miscellaneous Gratitude Activities

International Business and Export Business

The Power of Gratitude for Internationals Learning American English

Communication Skills for the Gratitude Millennium

Society  of the Faith Master

Entrepreneurship Support

Empowerment Strategies

IGEI is a Social Enterprise Corporation

Our Mantra - Always Be Grateful! Always!

The International Gratitude Empowerment Institute  (IGEI) is a social enterprise corporation that has social benefit purposes. The International Gratitude Empowerment Institute (IGEI) sells products and services for creating a gratitude immersion world. In addition to our profit motive, we are creating a gratitude immersion worldwide community based on the Way of Success through Gratitude.

The Way of Success through Gratitude includes these gratitude components:

  • Gratitude Healing Ways

  • Gratitude In Business

  • Gratitude & Spiritual Healing

  • Gratitude Communication Skills

  • Earth Gratitude

  • Society of the Faith Master

In addition to our profit motive, it is a social purpose corporation with these additional social benefits and goals:


1) Community: To create and provide an environment for low and middle income people to learn how to work together positively by teaching personal self-esteem building and how to build self-esteem in others, thus developing a community based on faith and gratitude resulting in a gratitude immersion culture.


2) Youth: To empower girls and women through special programs including sports and entertainment projects for self-esteem building and character development. To enable them to have a superordinate goal of giving to the world with no expectation of personal return such as tree planting projects to fight climate change. To use gratitude in sports to give strength to women and girls to heal from sexual abuse and domestic abuse.


3) Entrepreneurship: Develop social entrepreneurship projects through micro-financing of small and medium-sized enterprises including entrepreneurial training programs.


4) Technology: To teach skills to minorities, women and youth to become Mobile Entrepreneurs through technologies such as Skype, webinars and podcasts anywhere in the world. Today’s entrepreneur needs to master these skills even if they have a brick and mortar outlet for their business. We will teach them how they can use these new technologies to build their business.


5) Spiritual Development: Through our self-esteem building programs we will increase personal fulfillment, enable people to create peaceful loving relationships. When we build self-esteem, we build a person's spirit. Spiritual development is the key to bringing us all together to work and live together in a peaceful world. Spiritual development in our workforce makes people want to be productive, to be creative and to give their loyalty to each other and their employers. Without spiritual development it is difficult for people to lead productive, happy lives.


6): Spiritual Therapy Programs: Many people understand how important it is to build the self-esteem of young people and working age people. But many people don't understand the needs of the Elderly, Disabled and Wheelchair Rider populations. Some see them as unimportant or nonproductive. But many people don't understand how they feel and the benefits we all can gain from them. The fact is, in the IGEI Gratitude Immersion World, we understand that these populations have a great deal to offer. The fact is they have much they can learn, much to feel, and much to share which can help us understand gratitude in many ways.


There are many stories of people who are not in wheelchairs but are bedridden, who make their families' lives happy by their cheerful, loving, giving, and self-esteem building personalities. Everyone has something to give. But the fact is, no one can give from an empty dish. No matter where you live there are others around you who need positive energy. How do we give them a way to build their own self-esteem so they can give to their world?


Through spiritual therapy you will learn how to use gratitude as a power to build your own self-esteem and reach out into the world to give to others. One way is by being in the outdoors, fishing and being close to nature where you rebuild your wholeness. By creating intergenerational volunteer programs you practice the gratitude skills you are learning. We share with them the spiritual therapy programs of IGEI.


Spiritual Therapy is a spiritual healing method that focuses on the rebuilding of inner wholeness. Techniques include gratitude practices, self-esteem building, meditation, affirmations, and reprogramming your subconscious mind. These techniques are based on repetitive actions and interactions, building new connections in your brain, to help yourself and others to grow, become more creative and develop spiritual health. Rebuilding your self-esteem is a vital part of spiritual therapy because high self-esteem is the basis of wholeness.


Spiritual therapy is best performed in nature because in nature you are able to reconnect with Mother Earth, become grounded and feel the energy around us. Our original way of life was immersed in the natural world. Once cities formed when agriculture developed, the clearings of civilization through the development of urbanization separated us from our connection with the earth. Spiritual therapy through fishing is designed to reestablish that connection.  Water Gratitude includes fishing as an important ecospiritual component of IGEI. Fishing teaches people to hope, to keep trying over and over again.


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International Gratitude Empowerment Institute, Inc

Carol Cross, PhD, President

Phone 305-788-5563 Email

Lorrayne Dee Brightman, M.A,  Vice President

Phone 954-298-9818 Email

Society of the Faith Master

Dr. Carol Cross, Visionary Messenger & Honored Leader

Lorrayne Dee Brightman,  Praise Leader &  Honored Leader

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