So I watched this short video today on the essential (spiritual) state of gratitude:
Gratitude: The Essential State
It reminded me so much of the Beastie Boys song!
What’d you think —
did you miss your calling?
It’s so free this kind of feeling
It’s like life It’s so appealing
when you’ve got so much to say
It’s called gratitude…
I just had to post it here for you all…
I had visions of writing a long blog for you today…but the kids are out of school so my creative, quiet time is here, after midnight…
I’ll have to return another time, I hope for this week!
Meanwhile, I wish you love! This school of Life is so important! Embrace Love and don’t let go! Hold on for dear life! Receive the Love that is at this moment being offered to you…
Oh! I’m hearing two other songs overlapping as I’m wrapping this up for you! And I don’t know this first song well– but I just looked up the lyrics– the part I heard in “my mind’s ear” 🙂
When the road gets dark
And you can no longer see
Just let my love throw a spark
And have a little faith in me…
And here’s a beautiful other, lovely part of this same song:
Well, I’ve been loving you for such a long time girl
Expecting nothing in return
Just for you to have a little faith in me
You see time, time is our friend
‘Cause for us there is no end
And all you gotta do is have a little faith in me…
~ John Hiatt
So beautiful, cause my older brother and I got to speak on the phone today– about taking a slow and steady path of faith (and psychological healing, health, rising consciousness, and spiritual growth!) — and how my personality is one that likes to move rapidly onward!
… but recognizing also, how important it is, to be balanced– or else one does not journey “further up and further in” as CS Lewis wrote about in his Narnia book ~ The Last Battle!
If I grow one sided, in Knowledge,
but have no Understanding,
then I do not have a map to direct my Knowledge.
And if I am not growing in my Being
(or awakened state/loving essence) — then I won’t arrive at a true Understanding either….
Lots more I’d like to describe for you but let these be seeds to further your own exploration!
Oh, and the other song I was hearing simultaneously!
If you’re lost and alone
Or you’re sinking like a stone
May your past be the sound
of your feet upon the ground
Carry on, Carry on…
Have a lovely American Thanksgiving!
Wishing you love always,