During a morning meditation where I was struggling not to attach emotion to my thoughts and visions…

I decided to consciously practice gratitude. 

  • Gratitude that the earth rotates
  • Gratitude that there is Air to breathe
  • Gratitude that there is food to eat
  • Gratitude that there is water to drink
  • Gratitude that I have shelter and warmth
  • Gratitude that I have love in my life

Almost in an instant I felt a lift in spirits, like the sadness and anger that was being felt just disappeared. 

And then my body began to relax and I had those moments where I began to feel like I was going into a trance. 

Gratitude is a great tool to have to keep yourself elevated at any time. Not just meditation. 

When you are grateful, it isn’t possible to be angry.