A pond in Maine. Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife photo
I have stuff to bring to rehab for my wife, we won't see her of course but we can make an appointment to see her on one side of a window while we talk to her on a telephone. I wonder if the virus will last the rest of my life, I'm 79 now and the thing should last another six years.
Sometimes in life, things happen too fast. We barely solve one problem when two new problems surface. We’re feeling great in the morning, but we’re submerged in misery by nightfall. Every day we face interruptions, delays, changes, and challenges. We face personality conflicts and disappointments. Often when we’re feeling overwhelmed, we can’t see the lessons in these experiences.
One simple concept can get us through the most stressful of times. It’s called gratitude. We learn to say, thank you, for these problems and feelings. Thank you for the way things are. I don’t like this experience, but thank you anyway.
Force gratitude until it becomes habitual. Gratitude helps us stop trying to control outcomes. It is the key that unlocks positive energy in our life. It is the alchemy that turns problems into blessings, and the unexpected into gifts.
From: The Language of Letting Go.
I love Gratitude, even though sometimes my words don't portray that, I need to adjust my attitude I think. Have a wonderful, smoke free, day.