The practice of counting your blessings is so simple and so powerful in altering your life but I want you to continue to add 10 more blessings to your list every day for the next 27 days. You might think it could be difficult to find 10 things you’re grateful for every day, but the more you think about it, the more you will realize how much you have to be grateful for. Look closely at your life; you have received, and are continuing to receive so much each and every day. There is really so much to give thanks for!
You could be grateful for your home, your family, your friends, your work, and your pets. You can be thankful for the Sun, the water that you drink, the food that you eat, and the air that you breathe; without any of them you wouldn’t be alive. You could be grateful for the trees, the animals, the ocean, the birds, the flowers, the plants, blue skies, rain, the stars, the moon, and are beautiful planet Earth.
You could be grateful for your senses: your eyes that see, your ears that hear, your mouth that tastes, your nose that smells, and your skin that enables you to feel. You could be grateful for the legs you walk on, your hands that you used to do almost everything, your voice that enables you to express yourself and communicate with others. You could give thanks for you are amazing immune system that keeps your body well, and all of your organs that maintain your body so that you can live. And what about magnificence of your human mind, which no computer technology in the world can duplicate?
Here is a list of subjects that will remind you of the major areas you can look for blessings to be grateful for you can add any said that you want depending on what is important to you at any time.
Magic Gratitude Subjects:
* Health and body
*Work and success
*Nature: planet earth, air, water, and the Sun
*Material goods and services
*Any subject of your choosing
You should feel significantly better and happier after each time you count your blessings, and how good you feel is your measure of how much gratitude you felt. The more gratitude you felt, the happier you will feel, and the faster your life will change. Some days you will feel happy really quickly and other days it may take a little longer. But as you continue to count your blessings each and every day, you will notice a bigger and bigger difference in the way you feel each time, and you will see your blessings magically multiply!
Magic Practice Number 1
Count your blessings
1. First thing in the morning, make a list of ten blessings in your life you are grateful for.
2. Write why you’re grateful for each blessing
3. Go back and read your list, either in your mind or out loud. When you get to the end of each one, say the magic words, thank you, thank you, thank you, and feel the gratitude for that blessing as much as you possibly can for repeat the first three steps of this magical practice every morning for the next 27 days.
‘the Magic’ by Rhonda Byrne
Turning Your Life and Home Into a Sanctuary