As we begin the adventure of appreciation the first place to start is with you.
It's quite normal to default a gratitude practice to things you have – your home, family, friends, work.
However, starting with appreciation for yourself creates a strong foundation upon which to experience the tsunami wave of abundance.
Take a moment right now to experience the infinite flow of life moving through you.
There is nothing that you need to do for your next breath. You're wired for moment to moment regeneration. That's pretty miraculous. Your exhale feeds life and your inhale nourishes you. Feel the wondrous exchange, the perfect orchestration of your physical vehicle.
Your body is made of the elements of mother earth and her elements of air, water and plants fortify your body. Your animating essence is sourced from the infinite intelligence of life, fueling not only your body but also your being.
Next, take a moment to consider your body as a work of art. Imagine that you are a work by your favorite artist. You are a product of a creative genius like Da Vinci, Raphael, or Michelangelo. See yourself in view for all the world to see. Feel the admiration. Experience the awe, wonder, and sheer joy that arises from others experiencing you.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire
universe deserve your love and affection. Buddha
It is true. Just like a snowflake, or a crystal, there is no one like you. You are a wondrous masterpiece, a one of a kind in all creation. Let's give thanks!
What do you most appreciate about yourself? Please share in the comments.