I am grateful for the existence of The lord of the rings movies. They are like a bible to me as a secular Swede.
My childhood has been been unspoiled from traumatic events that sometimes leave abnormal stress responses in adults. Therefore I am most of the time pretty cheerful, and cheerful at the very specific moment of writing this.
Being grateful extinguishes self-pity. Extinguishing self-pity makes me glad.
We are like a symphony and all our players can at moments be playing sharp and at others be repairing a string . And then ... there are moments of such extraordinary harmony and beauty , that it brings tears of deep joy and release and it’s in those moments that we begin to understand who we are .
Life is a bowl of Cherries. We must remember to spit out the pits.
Someday we will all look back on this episode as the great turning point in our evolution as spiritual beings .