We often forget gratitude. There is so much to be grateful for. The next breath we take for granted, forgetting how precious it is to be alive. Remember to be grateful for the next breath. There is still much beauty and goodness in the world, even though it seems like things are falling apart. “Hope for the best and prepare for the worst,” is HH Dalai Lama’s attitude. Hoping for the best keeps us positive while preparing for the worst keeps us realistic. Remembering gratitude brings energy and a vest for life. It brings us closer to others. Gratitude moves love into the foreground. It adds spice to our life; it brightens with sparkle. In these disturbing times, we often miss the sparkle. Please remember gratitude, stay patient, alert, and balanced.
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 […]
Now that we have at least considered practicing forgiveness, practicing gratitude enhances our happiness even further. Both practices rely on mindfulness, to know when we are not practicing, and to remind ourselves what specifically to […]