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“If the only prayer you say in your life is thank you, that would suffice.” Meister Eckhart

I hope this month’s theme has resonated and you are feeling the positive impact of giving gratitude for all aspects of your life. “The moment one gives close attention to … Continue reading

July 30, 2015 · 2 Comments

George Herbert, Gratefulness

Thou that hast giv’n so much to me, Give one thing more, a grateful heart. See how thy beggar works on thee By art.   He makes thy gifts occasion … Continue reading

July 28, 2015 · 1 Comment

Brother David Steindl-Rast: Want to be happy? Be grateful

This is an inspiring talk from Brother David Steindl-Rast who I quoted and whose voice narrated the Louis Schwartzberg video, from posts in the first week of July. “We can … Continue reading

July 26, 2015 · 1 Comment

“Take full account of the excellencies which you possess, and in gratitude remember how you would hanker after them, if you had them not.” Marcus Aurelius

It is important to not only apply the idea of gratitude outwards but to direct this feeling inwards too. We can- especially those attempting to live a more ‘conscious’/ ‘spiritual’/ … Continue reading

July 23, 2015 · 3 Comments

William Butler Yeats, Gratitude to the Unknown Instructors

Gratitude to the Unknown Instructors What they undertook to do They brought to pass; All things hang like a drop of dew Upon a blade of grass. William Butler Yeats … Continue reading

July 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

Andrew Solomon: How the worst moments in our lives make us who we are

This is a beautiful talk from Andrew Solomon. Honest, witty and inspiring, it made me laugh, made me cry and made me reflect on my past. Throughout the talk he gives … Continue reading

July 19, 2015 · 2 Comments

“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” Marcel Proust

We live in a society that exalts the idea of the individual ‘making it’ on her or his own. The story of someone coming from ‘nothing’ and ‘making something’ of … Continue reading

July 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Sonnet 39: Because thou hast the power and own’st the grace

Because thou hast the power and own’st the grace To look through and behind this mask of me (Against which years have beat thus blanchingly With their rains), and behold … Continue reading

July 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Brené Brown: Joy and Gratitude

Another video from the inspiring Brené Brown discussing the link between gratitude and joy she has found during her- over a decade of- research into vulnerability, courage, worthiness and shame. … Continue reading

July 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

“Gratitude is an opener of locked-up blessings” Marianne Williamson

Last week I suggested that practicing gratitude could be our focus throughout July. What I mean by that is to start a daily ritual of actively being thankful for everyone … Continue reading

July 9, 2015 · Leave a comment