Did I ever tell you how lucky you are?

I regularly walk through the spiritual exercise of counting my blessings, it’s a sure-fire way of dealing with first world problems and the creeping self-centredness that is hard to avoid in 21st century western europe. I’ve discovered that as I count the many good things in my life that gratitude and thankfulness increase and I consider myself blessed. There is the danger here that I might think I deserve these manifold gifts and treasures. Fortunately, for every heads there is a tails and for every poison an antidote. The opposite…

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