21 days of Gratitude

Gratitude Offers Acceptance: Day 16

Gratitude Offers Acceptance: Day 16. –21 Days of Gratitude: Awakening the Heart. Last night, I was filled with tears and so much doubt about many things. I felt lost, and even my desire to be grateful eluded me. With a wad of tissue in one hand and a pen in the other, I sat in my living…

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Gratitude Commitment: Day 15

Gratitude Integration. –21 Days of Gratitude: Awakening the Heart Enjoying the rest of a Sunday, we take time to integrate our gratitude commitment, by pausing and asking ourselves a few powerful questions: What are you thankful for today? In what ways are you shifting your perspective from looking at what is not working to developing…

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Gratitude is Healing: Day 14

Gratitude is Healing: Day 14. –21 Days of Gratitude: Awakening the Heart Gratitude is healing, and we bring that healing to our world today, as our hearts are disturbed and heavy from recent events . I take courage in the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh, who in the face of great loss and tragedy from the Vietnam War,…

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The Energy of Gratitude: Day 13

The Energy of Gratitude: Day 13. –21 Days of Gratitude: Awakening the Heart We all have stubborn places in us; thoughts and feelings that stick to us like gum on the sole of a shoe. Yet the practice of gratitude allows a new energy to stir in us. So for today, I am inviting us to…

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Expressing Gratitude: Day 12

Expressing Gratitude: Day 12. 21 days of Gratitude: Awakening the Heart. As I rode my bike through the park on my way to work, I noticed the beauty of a thousand dew drops creating a blanket of sparkling light on the grass, and I thought that’s what gratitude looks like in the world. This morning,…

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Togetherness is the Heart of Gratefulness: Day 11

Together is the Heart of Gratefulness: Day 11. —21 days of Gratitude: Awakening the Heart How do we allow our hearts to keep opening? Yesterday, as I sat in front of a group of children many with runny noses and wiggling, I stopped for a moment, and looked more deeply at them. I could see their puppy…

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