Happy Thanksgiving to those of you who celebrate it!
This time of year brings to mind images of harvesting what has been sown – reaping the benefits of the seeds that have been planted, so to speak. It also brings opportunities for us to remember the many blessings in our lives. Yes, I realize that when we are in the throws of chaos and face challenges it’s not easy to remember the good times. For a few moments, this week, I invite you to take a few deep breaths and recall the good times and your blessings.
Why? I recall what Willie Nelson has said, “When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” Is there a moment in your life that you can recall when this has happened to you? For me, I recognize a moment when I stopped judging a family member and truly accepted them for who they were and not who I wanted them to be. There’s that desire to control again! LOL
I have to be honest with you, though, it didn’t happen overnight and I had a few years of personal growth and self awareness happen before the relationship changed. The blessings and ease with this relationship that occurred have been amazing. Once again, once I changed then the relationship changed. Truly, my choice is the only thing I can control as well as how I react to others’ choices. I’m thankful for this awareness and my experience.
Recently, some of you are aware that I’ve been supporting a family member through a health crisis. Looking back I can see that during the chaos of the crisis it was hard for me to focus on the many blessings in my life. Has this happened to you? Don’t get me wrong, I had moments of gratitude but I found myself more focused on the crisis. Once the health crisis passed for my loved one and the healing process began I realized that I’m also going through my own healing crisis. The best way to describe it is that my physical body is unwinding. Does this make sense? I’m thankful for this awareness so that as my physical body shows signs that are more normal I know that I’m healing too!
What are you thankful for? I believe that the more we focus on the blessings in our life and what we’re grateful for true magic can occur. How about you? As Charlie Brown has said, “What if today, we were grateful for everything?” Imagine the magic that can take place!
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With Light & Love,