The Book of Awakening cards by Mark Nepo
Prayer of the deepest kind is more a pledge of gratitude for what has already been received than a request or plea for something not yet experienced. Such an effort refreshes the soul.
Ah, so each morning as I write something I’m grateful for into my gratitude journal, I am actually saying a prayer? That’s beautiful.
PAUSE: 52 Ways to Shift Any Outcome in Less Than A Minute – Practical Mindfulness for Leaders Cards by Jennifer Sellers, Sheri Boone, and Kate Harper
Practice 39 – Give Hope
“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement; nothing can be done without hope.”
One of the many things I am grateful for the positive outlook my Mother inspired in me from a young age. I invite myself daily to see positive possibility in my life.
Goddess on the Go Cards by Melissa Harris (art by Amy Sophia Marashinsky)
I am choosing to see my challenges as my Highest Good.
With gratitude for each day and what it holds, I open to what I might discover as I take each step, not just the ones that are easy and feel good, but also the ones that stretch me and call on all my strength and perseverance.