I am grateful, gratefulness found me at last!
As I ask my self “where is there small beauty around me right now” ? I t took a while to centre my self and repeating this question to my self, a sudden sense of special “ness” filled me. The thought I am loved filled my senses without having to do anything to earn it. I felt the presence of my home where I belong , my home. The bed spread looked beautiful.Down the room a ladder which had metal clasp and that too to me looked beautiful as if it was crafted or so beautifully designed by someone or a machine. Everything started making sense.
Thank you Elena. Though I had no perticular haterate for my body but when I heard the sentence ” do not judge a book by its cover” . I desperately tried to be a ” good soul” of course I at that time did not know souls are souls not good or bad, but level of consciousness yes.
This attitude of mine along with the sentence we are not our body, read by me literally. Made me not house my body.
After cancer I am scared of falling sick. Though I am fine now,
This article will really help me to get a over my fear and operate from love base knowledge.
I thank you again.
From the E course I learnt the mantra “I am enough” I try that when I need to be gentle when I am not feeling grateful.
I value the time I spend with my self. I naturally gravitate towards being with other people helping them etc, but I realised when I invest time and words given to my self, I am more peaceful and then can give in a peaceful manner devoid of judgement criticism. Today one two delivery boys carrying 90 kg weight of a T.V unit had to climb to our bedroom upstairs and fix it for us, I saw their struggle, ran down made fresh lemon with honey, (could not share my raw honey) and offered them. Their expression said it all. I then though oh god how many times you walked inside my door in different forms and I could not welcome you or even recognise you. Thank you for letting me share this platform and my experience.
Dear Brother David,
I hold the book Gratefulness the heart of prayer! In my heart reading it, waiting practicing for the seedlings of the baby gratefulness to grow inside me. Your letter to me came from the same expectancy. Thank you! All my love to you, to gratefulness .org team and all who read this and to All others.
I used to love belonging……to people places. also lived others life through their pain and joy. It was hard for me to separate myself. learnt to respect others when they were not ready to communicate or respect basically, bargain I started seeking the answer to what is self and who is the other self. your story takes burden of me and towards myself for being so passionately in love genuine love for others and my surroundings……from the words as if the universe sycronised only for me. so grateful to your writting which brings about a sense of oneness that we all long for. Thank you.
Thank you All!
To be able to feel not see what life offers as gift on all levels. As I struggle on a no man’s land , gratefulness brings that ground back where I sense the sense of belonging and being loved
I cook for my family , I am grateful that I get an opportunity to create and feed them food prepared prepared from his garden and bless the food and offer to my family. May be the light will touch all our beings and we open up like the rose flower.
It’s been a long time I smiled consciously, being conscious how does it feel. Few seconds I found effort but I carried on as in the question and then from inside I started remembering the joyful feelings. Thank you for this question. I will practice it quite often.
At Frankfurt airport the escalator was not working and I was negotiating to take my suitcase which was heavy to carry it down some odd 50 to 80 steps, down came few policeman took my suitcase and that of my daughter and I stammered it is heavy……he nodded and simply carried it down, same day another gentleman helped me up the steps. I thank these angels from God who helped me carry my burden. May I help other’s too to carry there’s!
Thank you Eds as this will also help me in my journey.
Thank you, my intention is such but I seem to switch off. Rereading this and reminding my self, I will practice again and again till I seem to be recalling hearing.
I love you and bless your pain. Bless you for good health. Bless you for peace. Bless you for insight and direction. Bless you Bless you and Bless you.
Much encouragement from your words, in gratefulness
Thank you as your reflection bought clarity. Thank you.
Thank you your words resonate with my current heart situation.
Thank you. Your words were one that of a friend. Five years back had ovarian cancer since then suddenly I notice less connect to my own being and reading your words hastened me to love again.
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