'Gratitude' Chapter


Do you just say ‘thank you’, or are you grateful? There is a difference. Live a life of gratitude and feel faith and love. Gratitude can guide us to right action. There are difficulties and problems in life. Accept them and fully understand life. The face of gratitude shines.

If you would choose a focus for contemplation, for meditation, find gratitude in your heart. You could spend your life with it to much healing and benefit for you and others.

“Gratitude is a fruit of great cultivation; you do not find it among gross people” Samuel Johnson

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” William Arthur Ward (American dedicated scholar, author, editor, pastor and teacher)

“When you are grateful fear disappears and abundance appears” Anthony Robbins (American advisor to leaders)

What is Gratitude?

I think the idea of gratitude is for the most part misunderstood. It is often seen as a humiliation. But if you think about it, there is nothing more ennobling. When you are in the experience of gratitude, you are… Seek More

Gratitude is …

There is a simpler word for gratitude, but the word is generally seen in a more abstract light. Gratitude is love. We didn’t make ourselves. We are not the source of our own advent. We still exist due to a… Seek More

Life of Gratitude

Imagine a life of gratitude? For what we are. For what we can do. For what we can experience. Would that be a selfish life? Why are we taught it is? Really, the secret of gratitude isn’t a secret. It’s… Seek More

Grateful For Change

Gratitude is an often misunderstood attitude. It is implying the “neediness” of the recipient, in many peoples minds. Gratitude is sort of an awkward english word. Gratitude really could be considered present centered love. It has countless objects, but I… Seek More

Nature Just Lives

All is ok? All is balanced? Oh, all balances. It is balanced unless we resist, and we resist a lot. It is balanced no matter what we do? That is true. By itself it is. But from the individual point… Seek More

Life Is Spiritual

At this moment I see ego as eternal. Self is eternal. The atman is eternal. Atman = microcosm. It’s us. We are the image of the source. Universal consciousness? Consciousness is universal. Gratitude is harmony with universal consciousness. I meditate,… Seek More

Attachment vs. Connection

Who is free of all attachments? I am not free of connections, but in your thinking, I am free of attachments. I officially have no role. My life is very humble. It is not bad. I do not suffer from… Seek More

Real Life Motivation

Science has been making some amazing progress in understanding the human brain and the experience it provides us. What could be called our mind. One of the things that science understands, but society is not yet implementing, is the nature… Seek More

On Guard

Why do so many people seem to have difficulty feeling their lives have value? Because they allow other people to determine their value. No direct line of sight to its impact? Does everyone here feel easily and fully that their… Seek More

Infant Values

To tie this back to intrinsic worth, what is the very first thing an infant values? Food? Affection? Touch. Milk. Physical security. Nothing abstract like that. That’s adult thinking. They value the experience of mother. They can’t identify anything from… Seek More