This is a reblog of an earlier post, March, 16, 2010 – It felt like a nice remembrance.
Remembering the attitude of gratitude graces your every step. Take a day and be grateful for everything that happens and everyone you meet, even the things that look unpleasant at first…the attitude of gratitude heals and shows you the gifts of the universe just waiting to be embraced.in love and light, bg
Have you ever walked around all day in the attitude of gratitude?
It’s kind of a weird thing to do. I have done this to increase my mindfulness. For me it looked like this – something frustrating would happen and then I would try to be grateful for that thing. I had to look at how the frustrating thing was a gift.
It was stilted and foreign but I made it through the day. The interesting thing I got out of it was to focus on how negative things can be beneficial. Which is paradigm shifting. Sometimes it was an issue of increasing my understanding of another person or myself, and sometimes it really increased my availability to patience.
It definitely allowed for me to re-frame situations and choose to respond to the situation and people differently.
The most revealing aspect of this was in my relationship to myself…
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