I am just grateful to be alive.
My kids. They are both far stronger than I. I have underestimated the world’s, societally made systems, to cause misery. I find it odd that some people must work so hard to make it and others need do hardly anything. But in the midst of the disparity humans can shine. Community can shine, if we only let it.
Time. The earth. The sun. The universe. Mother Nature. Clean air and water. Clothing. Warmth. My piano. My phone. My bike. My health.
That I don’t have much. That I really trust myself. That I don’t trust leadership or other people much.
I don’t understand the question.. I really don’t feel I lack skill regarding watching my thoughts. And I have decided that a certain amount of judgement is necessary. Awareness is priceless.
Myself mostly. A couple YouTube stars. The universe.
By being kind to myself which I frequently forget. Being kind to others which I am improving on. By simple acceptance of anything positive that comes my way. By having the humility to maintain high standards in all I do and all I touch.
Offer a kind word, and watch my attitude. I have grown confident in the competence gained from life experience. I forget that not everyone has had the same blessing and that I need to build people up.
Those that question my thoughts and what I am feeling and why. They help me get to what is below the surface to challenge my societally imposed attitudes. Very important.
I don’t remember responding to this question. The stars that appear are different to each situation. More than anything, it takes life experience to know you will get through whatever comes our way. That is everything.
I don’t know. For me it isn’t gratefulness that deepens compassion, it is life experience. Because I have survived much I can identify with almost anything. Lol ife is not easy.
The pandemic has brought my childhood traits back into focus. Meaning, I grew up to 6th grade without a TV in the house and pretty much made my own entertainment. Doing it again now.
As I don’t know what is best about me I cannot respond to this. I know I have drive and discipline and I used that alot in college 2008-2014. But otherwise nothing comes to mind.
I have already done my Wim Hof breathing to strengthen my body against the virus. Then I will do language study and play pickleball. Also some meditation before pickleball. Through all of it will be thought watching to guard against complaint and criticism, turning instead to gratefulness to be alive and healthy.
We cannot do what the daily word suggests. We cannot drop our boundaries and open ourselves to abusive people. There are certain people I simply cannot be nice to. As for carrying enduring love. That would be my father who passed 40 years ago, and an elderly friend of mine.
With kindness and compassion.
I have already grown it through a life of great difficulty. Life is a series of one circumstance after another teaching us to keep getting up. Some learn it faster than others. It depends on ones temperament.
This is a tough one. I suppose it would be reflected in those activities I make time for throughout each day and week.
Whatever presents itself. Perhaps extending a kind heart toward whoever wins the election here in the US.
I do. Self forgiveness is the hardest thing in the world.
I have no partner either but do have adult children and siblings.
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