Gratitude for Responsibilities

I shirked and shied away from responsibility for a vast majority of my life. I called it different things like laziness, or not giving a…something. I couched it behind different pale ideologies like resisting the capitalistic desire to control my life through work or...

Gratitude for Pain

We need pain in life. That reminds me of the things people sometimes post in response to a break-up or the cancellation of their favorite show, often with a Naruto meme. While that kind of pain may be just as real, today we are talking about physical pain. Maybe we...

Gratitude for the Body

It is also a little weird that we have a body when you think about it. I make these hands and fingers move as I need them to and my feet go where I want them to and all that, but I don’t really know how I do this. I just do. As a matter of fact, if I think about it...

Gratitude for Existing

The most basic place for gratitude is in the very fact that we exist at all. This gets weird when you think about it too much. The only reason we can even think about being grateful for anything at all is because we exist. Whatever it is at the mouth of this river of...

Gratitude

Gratitude is everything. The happiest people I know are grateful. The unhappiest people I know are ungrateful. Gratitude takes a sad person and gives them joy, ingratitude takes a happy person and makes them miserable. Gratitude is what allows someone to endure all...