Gratitude is a state of being.
It’s a feeling that resides within us, akin to love. We feel grateful when we awaken to another day, another opportunity to achieve, to be part of life and experience love. We may not always acknowledge our gratitude, but it’s there, like our breath. When gratitude is consciously acknowledged endorphins immediately flow throughout the body and we feel good to be alive. We feel renewed. We are connecting with our soul, our essential self.
But when adversity strikes gratitude is often replaced immediately by fear. Fear of the unknown, fear of loss. And everything in our world grows dark. Fear is the opposite of love and fear is a mighty challenge to gratitude – love’s child. Read more