gratitude: a 21-day exploration day eight

giving and receiving

“The real gift of gratitude is that the more grateful you are, the more present you become.” — Robert Holden

It’s calming, really, to feel gratitude, to be present. Honestly, it’s not a feeling I am familiar with on a regular basis. Those of you who know me would probably say I am a calm person. That’s mostly true, on the outside. But on the inside, I am always considering what’s next, always planning and looking ahead. That can be good, sometimes. But…

What a gift to allow yourself to be here now.


Give: an ear: really be with someone and listen

Receive: a gift

Share: one thing you are grateful for.


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