I have received many an evil eye for suggesting to someone to make a gratitude list or be grateful for what you have. So when yesterdays morning meditation was on this subject I could not resist sharing it today.
The Magic of Gratitude and Acceptance
Gratitude and acceptance are two magic tricks available to all of us. No matter who we are, where we are, or what we have, gratitude and acceptance work.
We may eventually become so happy that we realize our present circumstances are good. Or we master our present circumstances and then move forward into the next set of circumstances.
If we become stuck, miserable, feeling trapped and hopeless, try gratitude and acceptance. If we have tried unsuccessfully to alter our present circumstances and have begun to feel like we're beating our head against a brick wall, try gratitude and acceptance.
If we feel scared and uncertain, try gratitude and acceptance.
If you've been fighting something, try gratitude and acceptance.
When all else fails, go back to basics.
Gratitude and acceptance work.
A little prayer will help:
God, help me let go of my resistance. Help me know the pain of a circumstance will stop hurting so much if I accept it. I will practice the basics of gratitude and acceptance in my life and for all my present circumstances.
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