Sunday, November 28, 2010

Seasons meanings

 I love this season. From Thanksgiving to New Years it is one holiday after the other (including my birthday and a few relatives birthdays thrown in there somewhere!). It's a time to really consider all of the blessings in my life and experience gratitude for them.

Many of us think of what we're grateful for, but do you allow yourself to truly fill your heart up with the feeling of gratitude? To truly experience it? Take a moment. Think of one thing, perhaps your child or your husband or your mother, that you couldn't imagine your life without and really be thankful for it (or him or her). Feel thankful. Allow it to fill you up, surround you. Radiate that feeling. That gratefulness, that joy.

Feel good? Carry that with you today and throughout this season. Forget about the shopping and cleaning and all of those stresses that we have added to the season over the many years of human existence. Instead, focus on your joy and share that. That's what this holiday season is about. I love this season.

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  2. Such a great post! A true reminder of what's really important. I am so mindful of that at the moment. This holiday season looks like it is going to be our last with a very precious family member. It breaks my heart to be preparing my heart to say goodbye to someone who has always been a part of my life. As I read your post I realized that I have the privilege of being thankful for a meaningful, rich relationship filled with precious memories of a grandmother that I love deeply. Thank you for this sweet reminder today.

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  4. TY and Ditto... Please enjoy and I can't wait to read your adventures through the winter season.

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  5. Thank you for this post... this morning was a little stressful so reading your words was certainly what I needed!

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  7. Thank you so much! What a thoughtful post that got me a little teary-eyed. I am so truly grateful for my family and for beautiful reminders to be grateful like this post. :-)

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  9. There's a great exercise where you (potentially after exercise or meditation) put your hands cupped out in front of you and actively think about everything you have and are grateful for... picturing all the abundance overflowing in your hands. Realy FEELING the gratitude. Goes well with your great post!

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