The three master keys to contentment are gratitude, atonement, and forgiveness. They form a triangle, a symbol used historically by metaphysicians to denote stability and perfection.
It goes without saying that these master keys embody more than material attributes. They are imbued with a deeper significance that draws us away from the impulses of the mind.
Master Key #1: Gratitude
Gratitude unlocks nature's blessings to all who are thankful for life and the opportunity to fulfil their obligation to serve. Saying thank you to others and to say thank you upon awakening every day are privileges that are taken for granted, but it connects us to God.
There is a power in gratitude that is almost ineffable. It goes a long way towards mental healing and breaking the walls that separate us from inner peace and enlightenment. Saying thank you with sincerity is a prayerful act, the power of which cannot be overemphasised.
It establishes community and removes self-centredness, hubris, and pride. Unfortunately, we do not accord the necessary importance to such a simple but powerful gesture. Gratitude is the beginning of transformation.
Uttering aloud or internally "thank you for this day" positions us to receive nature's abundance.
Contemplate on the following quote on a daily basis and live by the principles articulated until they become organic and part of your constitution:
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of l...
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