“A single grateful thought raised to heaven …is the most perfect prayer.” – Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
If you don’t have what you want in your life, or if you want more of what you do have, here’s the key: Be grateful. Gratitude is healing to the emotions. If you are upset or feeling down, stop and give thanks for the good things in your life. An attitude of appreciation raises your energetic vibration. Since your vibration magnetizes to you your experiences, giving thanks brings you more to be thankful for. Your perspective changes.
Try this. Take an easy, gentle breath. Now, close your eyes and think of someone or something in your life that you love and appreciate.
Did your mood shift? Did you feel a sense of relaxation? Are you calmer?
This is the gift of gratitude.
Saying “thank you” to the Universe opens a pathway to receive more. Think of when you give something to someone and they don’t acknowledge or thank you for your gesture. Now think of someone who is appreciative and grateful. You want to keep giving. It’s the same with the Universe. Lack of appreciation is like turning your back on a loving, giving friend. Being grateful honors your connection. It is an invitation to the Universe to increase your supply. (more…)