Category: Gratefulness

This Day

Everyday, think as you wake up: Today I am fortunate to have woken up. I am alive. I have a precious human life. I am not going to waste it. I am going to use all my energies to develop myself to expand my… Continue Reading “This Day”

In Harmony with Earth

First thing in the morning, before you meet or greet anyone, remember to greet all of nature, all visible and invisible creatures. Say to them: “I am grateful for your work, I love you and want to be in harmony with you!” At this… Continue Reading “In Harmony with Earth”

Gratefulness for the Entire World

Whenever feeling downcast, each person should vitally remember, “For my sake, the entire world was created. – Baal Shem Tov

The Fruits of Gratitude

Gratitude to gratitude always gives birth. – attributed to Sophocles

Gratefulness Is a Bridge

I wonder if gratefulness is the bridge from sorrow to joy, spanning the chasm of our anxious striving. Freed from the burden of unbridled desires, we can enjoy what we have, celebrate what we’ve attained, and appreciate the familiar. For if we can’t be… Continue Reading “Gratefulness Is a Bridge”

The Mystery of Gratitude

Ironically, gratitude’s most powerful mysteries are often revealed when we are struggling in the midst of personal turmoil. – Sarah Ban Breathnach

Perceiving Life with Reverence

If we perceived Life with reverence, we would stand in awe at the experience of physical Life and walk the Earth in a very deep sense of gratitude. – Gary Zukav

Doorway to Gratitude

Attention is the doorway to gratitude, the doorway to wonder, the doorway to reciprocity. – Robin Wall Kimmerer

The Grateful Heart

As the colder and darker days of Advent arrive, let us enter them with joy and anticipation. There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart. – Celia Laighton Thaxter

Happy Thanksgiving – 2016

Grant me daily the grace of gratitude, to be thankful for all my many gifts, and so be freed from artificial needs, that I might lead a joyful, simple life. – Edward Hays, A Book of Wonders