This year my weekly newsletter Seeds is 20 years old. It was inspired by the prodigious work of metaphysician Emmet Fox. I wanted to send a weekly inspirational gift that was a quickie — to cause a deepening of spiritual thought, word, and deed. It seems to be working; I still have some of the charter subscribers. Sign Up Here to receive the latest Seed each Friday by email.
The current Seed is below.
Seeds XX, 37 Seed: Secret Weapon
Not being much of a believer weapons of any kind, I hesitated to use this title, but this really is the secret that changes everything. It was seen on a sign on Madison Avenue Baptist Church by a Guideposts reader.
Gratitude helps us to see what is there instead of what isn’t.
So the secret spelled out is twofold: First, gratitude changes everything. If whatever you’re facing causes you to want something different. NP, get grateful.
Second, gratitude is an attitude—the one that sees what is rather than what isn’t, the one that chooses half-full instead of half-empty, the one that makes an instant difference if we’ll use it.
Here’s a really useful application of Free Will, Beloved.