As you travel along the path before you, do you stop along the way marveling at the many gifts before you? When we cross the roads in order to get to our goal, there are many distractions along the way, or we might be too focused on our goal to care about what is around us. It is with utmost importance that you appreciate all that is around you. There are so many blessings that are around you day to day, and you just have to look around and stop to see. It is important that you take in each and everything and show gratitude wherever you go. In this way, you will no longer take anything for granted, and you will appreciate the beauty of the world.
Do you ponder only what has come before, unaware of all that surrounds you? You must try to take a step back and focus on your surroundings. It is important that you take hold of the blessings around you. You must appreciate all that is around you so that you can appreciate the bigger picture. There are times when you might feel that all is overwhelming, and it is the perfect time to take a step back and appreciate your surroundings. You have been blessed along your journey, and you just have to look and see for yourself.
Do you delight in seemingly small things? Do you delight in seeing beautiful flowers or hearing a songbird? When you appreciate the small things around you, you will see how intricate everything is and how important each and everything around you is. You can see how even the flowers add so much beauty to the world that gets cruel at times. You can appreciate hearing a songbird, and you can feel how simple life is.
The tenderness of youth is within you. What delights the child within? You are still the same youthful person you have been. Even if you grow up and you are already at the age where you are wise enough to make decisions on your own, please remember that there is still a child within you. It is important that you still encourage these feelings of delight and appreciation. You will feel more grateful for all of the things that you received and will be receiving this way.
Nurture the child within. You must continue to nourish this child-like delight where you can bask in the small things that would make you happy. It is important that you hold this close to your heart so that you can appreciate the world around you. No matter what you are going through, you will be able to step back and be grateful for all that you have. You must let the light and love hold a space in your heart.
Stop along the journey before you. Light a candle, play music, sit in silence, and listen to the breeze play in the trees. When you appreciate the world with the small things, you can see how you should be thankful for all of the blessings given your way. You are more than blessed, and you have always been full of light and love. Playing some music while you are having a bad day will take you on a different journey or intensify the feelings that you have. Sitting in silence will let you reflect on how you have been the past few days, weeks, or even months. There is serenity and peace when it comes to sitting in silence. Listening to the breeze play in the trees will let you be closer to nature. You will appreciate nature more, and you will feel more serene and in harmony with yourself.
Close your eyes. What do you see? You must take in each and everything that surrounds you so that appreciation and gratitude will fill your heart. It is important that you nurture this child-like delight that you have within your soul so that you will relish in all of the blessings that you may overlook sometimes. You must focus on the things that spark joy in your life, and from then on, focus on love and light. How shall you choose to honor the child on this day?