Gratitude extends far and wide. It touches the heart of many. It makes us feel alive and happy. Everything shines like glitter when we are in a state of grace. Problems do not touch us. We become immune to the negativity of negative people, and can more easily understand their pain. Healthy self-confidence, putting no one down, not ourself nor others, comes naturally. It is as if the sun is always shining even when there are dark clouds. Concern for the welfare of others is front and center in our daily activities when we are in grace. All is well. The exquisite photo of HH Dalai Lama is likely from Shwag Ashram soon after escaping Tibet and being invited to stay in India.
Gratitude lightens our load. It makes us feel embedded with others and the planet, and even the universe. There is so much to be thankful for, even though these days it seems hard to find. […]
Love brings self-confidence. Anger brings fear. Self-confidence comes from generosity, from thinking and caring about others. If you live your life with a genuine concern for the wellbeing of others, you will feel better about […]