Let Prose Help Elevate Your Appreciation Of Life To New Levels

Appreciation of life and yourself is one of life's great gifts - to you. To accept, approve and acknowledge ourselves is necessary to make the most of our life. At times we can question ourselves and ponder and wonder. We think and are thoughtful what is really happening in our life. What we are doing. What we are involved in. What direction our life is going in.

The power of words . . .

As we read we can let the words gently flow over us. We can let the words quietly be spoken to us in there own sweet way. We can let ourselves open to the thoughts and their meanings, the ideas and their origin, the phrases and the understandings that they have ready for us. Ready for us to assimilate and take on board. If we let them filter through and allow the words their power to move and rejuvenate. If we let ourselves be uplifted and filled with their sometimes hidden insights. Too gently and slowly to impact on our lives as we read - and in the future when we recall their meaning for us.

I hope this page will do this and more. I hope this example will help to express life in an insightful, penetrating but easy to read manner. And help us to question the lives we lead and the manner in which we live them.


Appreciation of something is to pay it a compliment
to comprehend life is a task most poignant
and relevant to life no matter who we are or what we do
understanding and gratitude can lead to a real breakthrough

Of immense proportions for all to see
so close at hand that we might look around blindly
hoping to fall upon it in a nice simple way
forgeting that it waits patiently and is here to stay

But we must not take it at all for granted
feeling indebted for life can leave us enchanted
in a state of wonder and disbelief
tears may flow and we may need our handkerchief

To help mop away the tears of joy and of happiness
our feelings and sensitivity may leave us quite breathless
and wanting to experience and find out more
about ourselves, our heart - there is much to adore

About how precious and familiar it seems, and we behold
it is within and around us - the stories we could have told
of what we experienced, and what we now know
of ourselves, and of our life through an inner window

That now seems present, where from we don't really know
but the feeling - we are so happy it does bestow
upon us in waves of joy and feeling blessed
thoughts of obligation or ingratitude are soon blasted

Away from our field of consciousness
into the ethers and away from us
to be replaced by a feeling of being well acquainted
our perceptions aroused, our appreciation increased not thwarted

And we are really grateful for all we receive
such a steady stream we can start to believe
that our life has certainly turned the corner at long last
we feel so good and contented life really is a blast

And on it goes this day and tomorrow
we get more knowledgeable while we get a real glow
and feel good from our head to our feet
the feeling inside feels familiar and a real treat

We become more conscious of our breath with each passing moment
if it was not so special and vibrant it could confront
our wits and our ideas in equal good measure
we understand these are times that we should treasure

For we realize we live in a frantic old world,
this and that way we are torn and our efforts seem hurled
into many a venture and many a direction,
our understanding and appreciation deepens of the real conception

That life wants for us the very best
providing we play fair and duly invest
in our selves in ways that we can easily digest
appreciation and love of life is well and truly expressed.

All best,
Martin


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