Gratitude makes us smile both with our face and from our heart. Even for little things — feeling grateful for the next breath or for the next step. These things make us feel well; they open our heart and make us feel happy. Gratitude also lifts us out of our downward spiral wallowing in our own stuff. It focuses our attention toward the positive, grounding us in the present. Feeling grateful nourishes our soul and recharges our batteries. Starting and finishing our day with gratitude makes the sun shine, even on a rainy day, throughout the day. Smiles appear naturally, not only on our face but also on those around us. It is infectious.
Open our heart
Forgiveness is powerful medicine. Usually we do it alone. Forgiving the other person, or yourself, from your heart. It is a personal mental activity, rarely becoming words to speak to the other person. It is […]
Forgiveness and gratitude
Our default position whenever possible is forgiveness and gratitude. Forgiveness counters arrogance and ego. This moves us towards insight and wisdom. Gratitude opens our heart to compassion. Wisdom and compassion lead to the two bodies […]
Interdependence is a fundamental law of nature. Even tiny insects survive by mutual cooperation based on innate recognition of their interconnectedness. It is because our own human existence is so dependent on the help of […]