All posts tagged: abundance

What helps the most during difficult times?

You may be having a really bad day or going through a rough time and it seems like nothing will make it bearable. I can’t promise that life gets easier. But I can tell you that the during difficult times, holding on to what adds meaning to your life makes a difference. love Grow together through love. Care for others and also let yourself be cared for through love. Love is the net that catches you in those moments when you feel like you’re falling apart.  Love nourishes you. Love presents itself through your love for God, your life, your partner, your friends, your loved ones. gratitude Take the moment to notice the great and meaningful things in your life. Find the time to feel gratitude for all that you have in your life such as your loved ones, your experiences, your possessions.  Often it’s so easy to desire more and more or to see only the lack of things. Remember how really blessed your life already is.  Make your gratitude visible. Often when we …

41 things to be grateful for

When I lived in Oklahoma, Spring meant tornado season, thunderstorms, and the possibility of the electricity going out. Only then did I notice my dependence on light bulbs, the internet, and kitchen appliances. If you are looking for things to be grateful for today or a reminder of the abundance in your life, I’ve written a list of 41 things to feel grateful for. These are the things I’ve been grateful in the past few months. I realize that not all of these things might be relevant to your life, so please feel free to add to the list in the comment section! 41 things to be grateful for Time Privacy Job Chair(s) Parent(s) Solitude Favorite singer(s) Food Talents/Passions (example: writing) Body Life Self-help books Passionate writers Language Blogging Meditation Sunny days Coworker(s) Grandparent(s) Electricity Money Inspiration Energy Tea/Coffee Slippers Candles Clothes Health Computer Hand Lotion Discomfort Phone Exhaustion Healing Growth Ability to feel emotions Grace New Perspective Mistake(s) Strength Change What are you grateful for today?

3 wonderful benefits of gratitude

“This is a wonderful day. I’ve never seen this one before,” said Maya Angelou. Finding wonder in a day of routine starts with gratitude. Feeling grateful helps you experience a life of abundance and hope. Gratitude helps you accept the lesson in the struggle. 1. A life of abundance Feeling grateful helps you see the abundance in your life because you always have more than you think that you have. It helps you see abundance where you see lack. The key to finding abundance in life lies in feeling grateful for everything: solitude, change, negative and positive experiences, music, nice weather.  2. A lesson in the struggle Find the lessons, the gems in your “negative” experiences. Life lessons help you learn, grow, and become stronger. Find gratitude for the negative experiences, the challenges, the mistakes. Challenges and mistakes teach you how speak up, how to improve, how to let go of what isn’t meant for you, how to accept what you can’t change. 3. Hope Gratitude for me began during a time when I felt …