Sunday, July 20, 2008

Blessings


I woke up this morning, and my first thought of the day was, I am truly blessed. I felt the security, warmth, and comfort of waking up in a peaceful country. I opened the blinds to see sailboats gently rocking on the water, and I wondered if the occupants also felt the joy of a new dawn.

I started my day, as usual with meditation. Later as I sipped my tea mindfully and I reflected on the past week. I quietly acknowledged and gave thanks to the universe for blessings bestowed on me, family, health, home, work, friends, and sustenance for my body and soul.

The true value of life, is to remind me of the universe's teachings. The teaching for this week; the value of family, friends and impermanence. Nothing remains the same, everything is forever changing, life forces are in transformation.

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