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Well, the day is here in the U.S.! Thanksgiving!
A day where we gather around our family’s tables to be together, eat together, play together and remember that no matter how “spiritual” we are, our families may indeed show us how much more growing we have left to do! (hehe)
In this stage of my life, I find the name of this holiday pretty amazing. I know that I’ve talked a lot about gratitude this week, and today is all about gratitude and giving thanks.
But this year I am clued in on another part of the word, and that is “giving”. I’ve become totally obsessed with the idea of “being of service”.
I cannot drill this point home enough here at The Daily Love. Being of service is what the game of life is all about.
Let me BOLD that and underline it.
Being of service is what the game of life is all about.
Nothing significant was ever built or sustained that did not impact other people. No person put a dent in the Uni-verse without impacting others. No great thinker, philosopher, inventor, artist or musician is remembered who did not touch the lives of others. There is no great love story without being profoundly served in Love by someone and serving someone else WITH Love.
This is the name of the game. Give, give, give. If you want to be happy, as Tony Robbins says, “give & grow!” That’s it.
Every truly fulfilled person has mastered being of service. And every truly rich person has mastered providing a service for others that they want, and usually in a way that is better than others.
And what’s so cool is that you don’t have to look far at all for what you can give. It’s right there within you. Right below your nose. Inside your heart. Right there is all you have to give. Perhaps there is Love in here. Or a story in there. Or a business that meets the needs of others in there. Or a blog post. Or a kind word. Or a TV show. Or a movie. Or a whole TV network. Whatever is in your heart – this is what you have been sent to this planet to give.
When you connect to and give from this place, you are connected to all other people in that moment because every other person has a heart (even though sometimes it may not seem like it). There are plenty of people who will support you, uplift you and even be grateful for you for giving from your heart.
It is what we are meant to do in this life. And it’s not something that we have to search “out there” for. It’s all within. Waiting to be listened to. Trusted and given.
So, as we step into Thanksgiving today, can you take a moment to be still and tap in? What does your heart want to give today?
Enjoy the day, my friend!
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