How can having more grace on others lead to more joy within you?
Next time someone asks you how you are doing, what if you responded with a bit more honesty?
Do you find yourself constantly looking for more joy in a new job, relationship, thing to buy, place to go, etc? When things get hard, how does the notion of a greener pasture affect your life?
Do you show your gratitude through presents, or through presence?
What do the holidays mean to you?
What does the pain have to teach you if you are willing to sit with it?
The holidays are not times of celebrations for us all and we are all facing difficulties of some kind:
Is the hard robbing you from all or part of your joy? And what hard do you need to sit with and face whether that be the past, present, or potentially the hard that is yet to come?
What labels currently define you and your life? Are they helpful? What would happen if you lost those labels?
What happens when you lose everything you have built to protect? Do you lose your sense of gratitude and love, do you lose yourself?