“Well, you know or don’t you, or haven’t I told you … gratitude is half of every telling, and the other half is thank you, and that’s it, thank you now. Think, you are grateful thoughts. Branching out? One, two, three… Touch that grape belly full of feeling. The rumbling of gratitude — you heard them sighing, seedlings growing in the soil of slow emotion. Hear ideas taking root! And the more they grow, tiddely pum, the more they go, tiddely pum, on growing. Be taught ever to notice grace. Grace notes to every thought be…”

A guided meditation adapted from the Anna Livia Plurabelle passage of Finnegan’s Wake.

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