Please log in or Create a Profile to post a comment.
By helping others with hopefully some wisdom and showing my support.
Being deeply grateful and thank you dearly from all my heart for the wonder of it all and be of service for others to the best of my ability.
By savoring every precious moment and by being in service to others.
By fully living it as God wills it to be, by cultivating the gifts it can bring as a fully-fledged life for those other lives I touch and by caring for this home while I am here.
I can show my appreciation for this gift of life today by staying in the present moment and being grateful, kind & sowing good seeds.
Today is all I have so I intend to make it the best I can.
Share & show the Love You All….❤️✨❤️
Today I will stop to give thanks for
all that I have and all that I have
experienced. Additionally, I have some
time to take care of myself with yoga and
meditation. Thank you all for being here. 🙏
By giving half of what I earn away to charity a quarter for my personal maintenance and a quarter for emergencies
By using my caring and talent to help make the world a bit better for others. My work in transportation safety allows me to do this; the question is a reminder to appreciate what I’m doing with the hours in this day rather than just looking at my jam-packed schedule full of meetings and feeling rushed even before the work day starts.
I can show appreciation by being mindful of my thoughts. Let’s face it. No matter what is happening in our lives, the biggest battles are always the battles we rage within and I have come to realizes that I need not wage those inner battles alone. Why, because life has proved to be trustworthy. How did I discover this? Paradoxically, I discovered it through surrender to “what is.” When I refuse to resist life, when I give up fighting and fleeing, I am more creative because I am going with the flow. I appreciate the gift of living today. Sometimes it feels like I am trudging; sometimes it feels like I cannot put one foot in front of the other but those are thoughts. I’ve learned that if I trust in this moment and this moment, I do not wage my inner battles alone. No inner thought storm need own me. The fish may swim, the thoughts may rage, but I will rest in calm waters. My son puts it this way. “Mama, you can’t live your life on “what ifs.” May we all forsake the “what ifs” and surrender to “what is” with trust and compassion for ourselves and others. I close with a quote I found helpful: “Eventually it will be seen that all thoughts are resistance. They are all images that the mind has made to prevent us from experiencing what actually is. When we have been letting go for a while and have begun experiencing what is really going on, we will laugh at our thoughts. Thoughts are fakes, absurd make-beliefs that obscure the truth. Pursuing thoughts can keep us occupied endlessly. We will discover one day that we are right where we started. Thoughts are like gold fish in a bowl; the real Self is like the water. The real Self is the space between the thoughts, or more exactly, the field of silent awareness underneath all thoughts.”
David Hawkins, MD, PhD, Letting Go
Wow! Thank you, Carol. Your words
are like a like the sun shining through
a gap in the clouds.
To make someone else’s day with heartfelt jesters.
Use it wisely. Make someone’s day better and mine too by seeing the beauty and spreading joy around me.
By being present; showing up for the day and being aware of all my actions and how they impact the world around me.
I say thank you, and then I share that gratitude as I go thru my day ☀️
By sharing my feelings of gratitude with others so that perhaps they will be awakened by the thoughts of gratitude and compassion.
Spreading that appreciation through kindness and respect.
Give yourself the gift of free bi-monthly inspiration including uplifting articles, diverse stories, supportive practices, videos, and more, delivered with heart to your inbox.