Every morning we wake up, and take for granted without thinking, that we are alive. Actually, there are far more causes for us not to be alive. Waking up and being alive is very special, worthy of our gratitude. Others waking up and being alive is also very special, worthy of gratitude. We dismiss this seemingly unimportant fact as inconsequential. Nothing could be further from the truth. Inhaling is a gift, a very precious gift indeed. Acknowledge it. Make it meaningful. Give it purpose. And the same for others. Acknowledge meaning for others. Recognize purpose for others. Be happy. Help others be happy.
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. […]
When we forgive ourselves and learn to love ourselves, we can more completely and with less attachment, love others. There is forgiveness, and then there is gratitude. Living in grace is magical. It makes every […]