DAY 85

"giving thanks for abundance
is sweeter than the abundance itself... "


But no doubt, the ability for perceiving abundance, and feel grateful -as many other things- depends on the our mind´s frames in other words, on the way we look at the world, our priorities and expectations. Of course, all these things are related to a given circumstances. Our early experiences, education, family beliefs etc. can leave a lasting impression about how life should be, or about how life should treat us, this in turn creates prejudices and preconceptions that determine the significance we give to events and facts... and sometimes, can ruin all the fun

Some persons are able so see abundance everywhere, and others, nowhere... no matter what happens to them.  I, for my part, have been educated to appreciate everyday things but maybe not to look for abundance everywhere in particular, inside me... or expect external abundance. Anyway, somehow along my life I got totally lost

But for some time now, I´m dealing with a new, and more inclusive, concept of abundance which involves being open to any sort of abundance and able to accept plentifulness no matter how it turns up

Some may think that a simple head of garlic is not reason enough to have the sense that my life is flourishing, but I don´t think so, I think it´s more than enough reason

... maybe because this little gem makes me want to sing

1 comment:

brandy-son Zen master flash said...

I love the picture of this garlic. I don't know why but I do.

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