Gratitude is much more than a verbal expression of thanks. Action expresses more gratitude than speech. from "Science and Health" by Mary Baker Eddy.
These pink beauties are from my mother's garden. She left them behind, and they celebrate her love of color, beauty, solitude, and cheerful, wide-open flower faces. One of Mom's sayings was, "Actions speak louder than words." Which annoyed me over and over again, and which has proven its truth over and over again.