How deeply can we sink into the ocean of gratitude?
We strive for joy and happiness to complete our lives, the essence of feeling truly alive…and I wondered what was beneath that? What supports happiness or joy?
I had an experience in life that felt quite profound at the time – I say at the time because I believe this experience is possible to relive within many moments. With time, space, and on going reflection of this moment…the experience continues to open new doorways.
Are you curious about the moment?…it was actually several moments of living, breathing, being, feeling the swells of the deepest, most abundant and expansive tide of gratitude stir within. It was as if the full moon evoked a spring tide, pulling the deepest currents to the surface of my consciousness to be embodied within the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual planes. Everything made sense. Life had accumulated and continues to accumulate – all the impossibilities, challenges, riches, burdens, loss, gifts…
…it left me curious and with questions.
…is it possible for the essence of gratitude to be found within the layers and hardships?
…what is required of us to explore this essence during times of crisis and hardship?
…consider what contribution gratitude may bring within the moments of abundance or moments of darkness?
How deep is the ocean of this essence? How can one tap into this ocean at any point in life? Is it possible?
How can gratitude shift consciousness?
How can gratitude support being myself?
Sooo many questions…any answers…any feelings or thoughts?