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Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012
Blogs | Granola Tendencies
Choosing Magic over Dread | Musings on the Rain
What if you chose gratefulness instead? What if you chose to see the magic?
I walked into a meeting recently and as everyone sat down, I overheard, “Isn’t it just dreadful outside?” Someone else nodded in agreement. “Its wet and grey. Its just so nasty.” Then a number of people seconded the motion.
I don’t associate rainwater with dread and nastiness. It is dreadful that some areas experience drought. It is nasty that some people have so little, that sometimes they have to capture rain water just to have something to drink.
However, rain itself, is glorious, life giving and purifying.
What if you choose to view things differently? What if your day didn’t begin with a complaint but a heart full of gratitude?
I am grateful every time it rains.
1. Rainwater washes the grim away.
2. Rainwater reminds me to release. (I share about releasing HERE)
4. Rainwater shows me that the world is still in relative good working order.
5. I look forward to everything that will grow.
Dreadful is relative. Actually, dreadful is your own projection. Nature is neither good or bad. Nature is not moral or emotional. It is full of balance, cycles and pure wonder. I love when it rains. It’s absolutely glorious.
Consider shifting your prespective on all things that are so “dreadful” in your life. When you change your relationship to these things, concepts and even rain water, you may find your day has completely changed.