The ancient wisdom-keepers and Mindfulness gurus say that when you practice gratitude daily, you will experience moments (or a lifetime) of joy (one cannot experience joy without gratitude).
Many of us have lost that connection - of what being joyful feels like.
The Covid pandemic has isolated us for such an inhumanly protracted period, that we are just now - since summer or September - coming out of our self-protection mode. Many of us have been guarded, fearful, angry - just "getting by", and not allowing the personal space to be in touch with our feelings.
But I look at the sun-dappled leaves on the trees and see jewels of splendid color and feel joy. I am so grateful for my vision. Read More »