Saturday, December 17, 2016

Self Pity And Gratitude

If you have self pity, gratitude cannot be present. If you are grateful, self pity cannot be there.

Self pity shows us what we don't have --- it is based on a belief in separation and that we are missing something --- wealth, intelligence, God's Love, etc. Self pity takes us out of the present moment as we are looking to the future to get what we perceive we don't have.

Gratitude exists only in the present moment and sees that we are perfect as we are and that we have all we need as His holy child, even if we are poor or physically disabled, etc. It doesn't mean that we can't have more and this will improve our circumstances, but we can be grateful that regardless of our circumstances, we are complete in Him.

Lawrence Doochin
These posts are similar to the over 2100 contained on The Divine Speaks website (www.thedivinespeaks.com) where God gives YOU the one that you need to hear at that time. Lawrence is the author of three books on emotional and spiritual healing, including "Thirteen Steps To Move From Victim Consciousness To God Consciousness: Healing Traumatic Experiences Including Sexual, Physical, Emotional, And Mental Abuse." He is available for fee based spiritual and life counseling. Please contact him at lawrence@lawrencedoochin.com

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