Updated: Apr 23
Gratitude is an exalted emotion encompassing the experience of graceful receiving. But rather than solely the recipient of good fortune, I propose we can embody gratitude by becoming the gift. This shift of consciousness, recontextualizes gratitude from a receiving emotion to a receivingness fabric of selfhood.
A potential constraint to achieve the transition comes from the cultural interpretation we are taught to experience. In other words, emotions requiring a recipient and a triggering condition. When self is the gift, any offering is added value rather than requirement to engage gratitude. We no longer need reasons to be grateful because we become the reason.
Such is the way of the Drift...
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