Archive for March 11th, 2010

Thank You For Everything. I Have No Complaint Whatsoever.

March 11, 2010

Alan Cohen

I enjoyed this essay by Alan Cohen on the value of gratitude. Repeating this affirmation sounds like a worthwhile exercise!

Alan is the author of many books, including Dare to be Yourself and I Had it All the Time.

Here is a wonderful essay by Alan that I posted earlier.

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The story is told about a woman Zen master named Sono who taught one very simple method of enlightenment. She advised everyone who came to her to adopt an affirmation to be said many times a day, under all conditions. The affirmation was, “Thank you for everything. I have no complaint whatsoever.”

Many people from all arenas of life came to Sono for healing. Some were in physical pain; others were (more…)