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  1. k'Care-Reena

    WHAT ARE MY PARTICULAR GIFTS & HOW MIGHT I ALLOW THEM MORE FULL EXPRESSION IN THE WORLD, KNOWING THAT THIS IS ONE OF THE WAYS OF PRACTICING GRATEFULNESS?

    MY GIFTS:
    Attentiveness
    Nuturer
    Humble
    Humor
    Carefree

    I have noticed that others have this idea of me however I have not been the same to myself therefore I can allow them to full express themselves in the world BY PRACTICING THESE GIFTS WITH MYSELF FIRST. I am extremely grateful for/to others ITS MY TURN !!!

    1 year ago
  2. TofuLove

    A high capacity for not knowing and uncertainty even in scary situations and compartmentalizing my feelings so I can remain calm and rational. I think I already do mostly. I’ve broken up a lot of fights and men about to hit women … and I’m a petite woman myself. I just see what needs to happen and feel very calm while doing it.

    1 year ago
  3. Anna

    Yesterday a colleague asked me why I didn’t choose to be the leader of my team. He is also a leader and he does not like who agreed to lead my group.
    I thanked him, because I had never been told anything like this, and asked him why he thought so.
    He told me that at least I would bring more sense of relationship, he told me that I would “create something between people”.
    Maybe I have to offer him some coffee, next time I’ll be in my office.
    his words were a mirror, what he said is true.
    I can only be grateful for that and keep on “create” good relationships at work.

    1 year ago
  4. Malag

    Some of them I bring out into the world like my persistence to get things done or my humour. Others are for me and that’s OK.

    1 year ago
  5. Mark

    My particular gift is my ability to feel for others and look after others. So I can express them more at work and in my local community by helping others in need.

    1 year ago
  6. O.Christina

    Listening deeply. Responding to those who are listened to in a way that they feel well understood. Deeply grateful for this gift. Kindness. Being a good friend, i guess. Cooking and sharing things all together. Be there for another. Creativity sometimes. Deeply grateful also once it finds its way. How to express it more? I don´t know how to free it.
    May be… Tonight someone said something very beautiful about a spiritual teacher, that his special ability and also one of his spiritual core teaching was to allow being touched by life itself, which he lived to the fullest himself. An example of sorts, where things lived well are pure gratitude towards creation and life itself. Nothing in between. So to let go of control and allow being vulnerable again would be a start, I guess.

    1 year ago
  7. Don Jones

    Going about my day quietly, purposefully, gracefully and with ease. By keeping my wake and waves minimal, it ensures there is no turbulence for others from this passage.

    1 year ago
  8. Linda

    I have empathy for others’ situations and am at my best when I can help them in their time of need.

    1 year ago
  9. d
    dcdeb

    I’m always coming up with good ideas. But i’m not so good at implementation.

    1 year ago
  10. Holly in Ohio

    I have been asking myself this lately, as I am trying to restore balance in my life, and have realized I don’t spend as much time using my gifts this last year as I do when I am in balance. My gifts are art, artisan work, sustainable gardening/farming, teaching, and writing. Physical and emotional challenges run a lot of interference, but are not really an excuse. I’m just ‘out of whack,’ and trying to get back into whack.

    I agree completely that expressing our gifts demonstrates gratitude! It can also express generosity. I slept very poorly last night and feel like i need toothpicks to keep my eyelids up this morning, but can’t sleep either, so i will get to work first on some home repairs but then I will make an effort today to use my gifts and each day this week.

    Today I am thankful for my particular gifts. I am also very thankful for the particular gifts of others!

    1 year ago
    1. Mica

      Art, artisan work? Do I get to hear more, Holly? 🤗 = hugs 🙂

      1 year ago
  11. M
    Maresa

    Creativity, positivity, and organization!

    1 year ago
  12. A
    Anushka Sharma

    I am a little ball of sunshine for every friend of mine. I try to radiate happiness into their lives even though it is lacking in mine.

    1 year ago
  13. Mike S

    One of Rilke’s most favored poems.

    I live my life in widening circles
    that drift out over the things.
    I may not achieve the very last,
    but it will be my aim.
    I circle around God,
    around the age-old tower;
    I’ve been circling for millennia
    and still I don’t know
    : am I a falcon,
    a storm,
    or a sovereign song?

    1 year ago
    1. Mike

      This has been my “life verse,” if you will, since I discovered this poem in the 90s.

      1 year ago
  14. Nelson

    I’m a good teacher. I know how to take really complex topics, like digital marketing, and simplify them to make them less overwhelming for business owners. Being an entrepreneur is overwhelming all in itself. So I’m glad I can help alleviate some anxiety.

    1 year ago
  15. Mike S

    I am a fair writer and for years have read mystery and suspense novels. This year I’ve started to write my own.

    1 year ago
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