By Shanta Gabriel, www.shantagabriel.com
The qualities of Gratitude and Thankfulness can lead you to a pure heart. They change the energy fields, within and around your body, and transform your mental state by lifting your vibrational frequency.
The American celebration of Thanksgiving draws higher ideals into the forefront of people’s thoughts; the ideal of family and joining together in love, the ideal of abundance and the bounty that is possible and most importantly, the ideal of giving thanks.
When one is in the state of giving thanks there is such an elevation in consciousness that all appearances to the contrary begin to drop away. A sense of gratitude creates a high frequency of energy that is akin to a loving embrace from the Universe. There is scientific proof that gratitude can actually change your brain chemistry. Giving thanks can become a sacred act that calls forth all the Divine assistance needed for you to feel supported and cared for in this life. Sharing whatever one has is a part of the ideal behind Thanksgiving celebration. The creation of sports events and shopping days are modern distractions from the original intention of a day set aside for loving kindness and thankful prayers of gratitude for all that one has in life.
Even when life may not have demonstrated for you the ideals you hold for bounty, there are still things you can find to be grateful for. With this act those small pockets of gratitude build into a full life demonstration. Most of the demonstration, however, comes with your uplifted mental state that builds strength as you realize all the many ways you are being cared for by the benevolence of God’s Grace.
An ever-evolving life begins with your focus of attention, as well as your intention to live within the sacred heart of gratitude. When you can love what is, the void spaces begin to fill with Light. Filling all the empty spaces in your life with Divine Light creates a frequency of abundance and fullness. Your heart begins to feel full of love and creative opportunities begin to reveal themselves in miraculous ways. Increasingly there seems to be more and more to be grateful for, and the sacred vessel of your being becomes purified with the Light of your Gratitude and Joy. Every thought, every breath can open the way for clear light to bring purification into your being. Your willingness to bring greater Light and the attitude of Thankfulness into your being allows you to become a pure vessel to hold your Divinity.
Begin with the tiniest awareness and when you bring your gratitude to this, change occurs. Be grateful that you don’t have to tell your lungs to breathe and your heart to beat, and all the other miraculous ways your body serves you. Be grateful that there are trees bringing oxygen and water to the Earth and absorbing carbon. Be grateful for all the beauty and power of the ocean and the great lakes and rivers that nurture us so beautifully.
As you stretch to practice, the act of Gratitude will change your life for the better.
Here is a suggestion for Thanksgiving prayers.
Thank you for the many gifts you have brought into my life. Thank you for my heart that beats with your love, and this miraculous body that serves me so I may serve you on this Earth. Thank you for new ideas and opportunities that are revealing themselves to me every day. Thank you for the beauty of this Earth and the bounty that the Earth provides. Thank you for those who care about me and bring joy and love into my life. Thank you for showing me how much I am loved and for giving me new ways to give love.
Let my body hold the force of Gratitude in every cell and let that awaken me to your Presence. May I see your gifts in every moment and be grateful for all that I am given, no matter what it looks like. Let me respond in gratitude to every situation knowing that my soul’s awakening depends on my responses. As Gratitude fills my being, help me to flow this energy of love and thanksgiving into the world.
At the center of my being, I know all is well. For this and all my gifts, I say thank you, thank you, thank you. And so it is.
May this time of Thanksgiving fill your heart with new awakenings to the loving presence within all things and bless every area of your life with pure gratitude.
with inspiration from Archangel Gabriel
November 22, 2016