" Synchromysticism:
The art of realizing meaningful coincidence in the seemingly mundane with mystical or esoteric significance."

- Jake Kotze

December 1, 2012

The Power of Gratitude

"It’s easy to say we’re grateful—we’re grateful for our family, for our children, for our friends, for our spouse. 
We’re grateful for our home, our country, our life! 
And we mean it too. 
We are grateful. 
We do feel blessed.
But then, life intervenes—we stop remembering that we are grateful and we stop feeling like we’re blessed. 
We don’t mean to—it’s just the way it is. 
But this doesn’t have to be the “way it is”. 
Sure, gratitude can be a state of emotion—such as when we feel overwhelmed with love or catch a beautiful sunset—but we don’t have to, and really shouldn’t, settle for waiting around to feel grateful. 
After all, we don’t have to simply be at the mercy of our circumstances or emotions—we can choose to create the emotions we desire, and gratitude should be at the top of the list. "
10 Benefits of Practicing Gratitude
After a series of "coincidences" and meditating on the meaning of gratitude and grace after reading Ailsa Piper's thought provoking post -
Adios primavera 
I stumbled across this amusing  
"Gratitude Dance Around The World" You Tube -
Where Matt "Gratitude Dances" his way around the world including a dance in my hometown of Brisbane and at the end of that dance I found the You Tube right up the top of this post that pretty much summed up what I was thinking about the meaning of gratitude and grace.

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