Gratitude is the sweetest of all the practices for daily life and the most easily cultivated, requiring the least sacrifice for what is gained in return. It is a very powerful form of mindfulness practice, particularly for those who have depressive or self-defeating feelings, and those with a reactive personality who habitually notice everything that’s... Continue Reading →
Yoga on the grass under a tree that's easily 100 years old...looking into the blue sky...that's heaven on earth. And after having a string of days of not being able to do much of anything again, I'm very grateful!
This goes out to my partner and husband Paul who has done more for me than most human beings will ever do for another.
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity.... It turns problems into gifts, failures into success, the unexpected into perfect timing, and mistakes into important events. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today and... Continue Reading →
Gratitude is the intention to count-your-blessings every day, every minute, while avoiding, whenever possible, the belief that you need or deserve different circumstances. --Timothy Miller
Caroline Myss---a woman who sometimes scares the bejeezus out of me. I've read her books and watched videos and listened to CDs. She can make me mighty uncomfortable and also profoundly serene at different times. I like the part about waiting at the end. I am in a profound state of waiting.
"A sacred illness is one that educates us and alters us from the inside out, provides experiences and therefore knowledge that we could not possibly achieve in any other way, and aligns us with a life path that is, ultimately, of benefit to ourselves and those around us." -- Deena Metzger It comes from this... Continue Reading →