The Reflection of Blessings

Written on 05/06/2024
Rebecca Anuwen

In the whirl of everyday life, where achievements can be swiftly overshadowed by the pursuit of the next goal, The Reflection of Blessings offers a Sacred Pause.

This pause is an intentional moment to step back, breathe, and acknowledge the richness of your life through recognition of your successes and blessings.

Choosing The Reflection of Blessings is a practice of gratitude and self-appreciation.

It provides a space to celebrate your journey and the milestones you’ve achieved, reinforcing a sense of accomplishment and positive self-regard.

Embrace this moment of acknowledgment and thankfulness by following these steps, each designed to help you connect deeply with the joys and successes that enrich your life:


Step 1: Sanctuary of Serenity
Find a quiet, comfortable space where you can sit undisturbed.

This might be your favourite chair, a peaceful corner of your garden, or anywhere that feels safe and calming.


Step 2: Settling In
Sit in a relaxed but attentive posture.

Close your eyes and take a few deep, cleansing breaths to centre yourself, letting go of any immediate stresses or distractions.


Step 3: Inventory of Achievements
Begin to reflect on your past successes and blessings.

Recall achievements from different areas of your life—career, personal growth, relationships, and personal hobbies.

Visualise each as a bright point of light.


Step 4: Gratitude for Milestones
For each success or blessing you remember, take a moment to feel gratitude.

Acknowledge the effort you put in and the support you received.

You may wish to express this thanks out loud or silently within your heart.


Step 5: Connecting Feelings
Notice the feelings associated with each success.

Embrace the warmth, pride, and happiness that come from recalling your achievements and blessings.

Allow these positive emotions to fill you up, replacing any self-doubt or negativity.


Step 6: Affirmation of Worth
Create an affirmation that encapsulates your reflection and gratitude.

It might be something like, 'I am proud of my achievements and grateful for the blessings in my life.'

Repeat this affirmation several times, letting its truth resonate within you.


Step 7: Journaling Insights
If you feel inclined, note down some of the key successes, blessings, and feelings you identified during your pause.

Keeping a record can serve as a powerful reminder of your achievements when you need a motivational boost.


Step 8: Closing with Appreciation
Finish your session by giving thanks for this time of reflection.

Gently open your eyes, carrying forward a renewed appreciation for your life’s blessings and a reinforced sense of self-worth.


Through The Reflection of Blessings, you cultivate an ongoing awareness of your life’s many gifts, enhancing your overall well-being and contentment.

May this sacred pause inspire you to continue recognising and celebrating your achievements, big and small, as each contributes uniquely to the beautiful mosaic of your life.