How thirsty would you have to be to drink poison? The answer might surprise you… … More How thirsty would you have to be?
I think compassion – asking what else might be true in someone’s story and caring for their struggles – might be an excellent way for us to cultivate gratitude for what exists in our own lives. When we stand in judgement, it reinforces our sense of being entitled and deserving of what we have. It blurs our thinking, causing us forget that everything in life is a gift. … More Practices of Gratitude – What else might the story be?
…the upward spiral not only lifts our spirits as we recognize how surrounded by gifts we are, but it seems to move us in the direction of recognizing more and more things to be thankful for. … More Practices of Gratitude – The Upward Spiral
Don’t force your heart to be thankful, just invite it to be by re-examining the assumptions that you deserve all the ridiculous good fortune in your world. … More Practices of Gratitude – The Complaints Department