Growing Gratitude

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The winter holiday season is upon again, and for many of us this is a time of wish lists, merriment, generosity and acts of charity. However, the Universe does not perceive giving freely, kindnesses and gratitude as seasonal or trending. Nor should it be a temporary attempt on our part at being “good” at “the right time of year”. True gratitude is a mindset; a mindset which ought to be cultivated and nurtured. It means being constantly and genuinely thankful for each success you achieve; each blessing which is bestowed upon you, and each miracle you perceive. Continue reading

Evening Gratitude Affirmation Prayers

kindness-fms-memeKindness begins with Self; when we show loving kindness to ourselves we in turn see and do the same for others. With all things, kindness begins with a thought; thoughts are powerful, creating energy.

I don’t consider myself to be a religious person. But, I do acknowledge the power of prayer, or expressing and surrendering our intentions and/or need of assistance. Before going to sleep tonight craft an affirming, gratitude filled Affirmation Prayer specific to you, your needs, your desires and YOUR life to nourish your Soul. Continue reading

The 3 Things Life Has Taught Me

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My son’s birthday is quickly approaching, and it has gotten me to pondering about life, the world and EVERYthing! So, the other night after a joyfully peaceful gratitude and chakra meditation, I began to wonder what have I learned from life so far?:

Life is short, but long enough. All the lessons, tools and guides are already here to help us along our journey. The Universe has provided us with the equipment to grow, thrive and flourish into authentic beings.

Life is often as bountiful and abundant as we are grateful for. The more genuine gratitude we show and extend, the more we have to be thankful for. And, the more we realize just how much we truly have gives way to greater thanksgiving. Appreciation energies attract more of the same leading to greater abundance and joy.

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