a thanksgiving blessing of gratitude by Bryonie Wise

thanksgiving blessing

Thanksgiving Blessing

by Bryonie Wise

A Thanksgiving Blessing of Gratitude

The sun is dazzling, the sky the sweetest shade of blue

(or maybe full of snow clouds, or maybe there is a gentle drizzle outside your window, too)

… & we couldn’t ask for a more perfect day to celebrate gratitude.

As we gather, we are full … &, a shadow of missing, for many, is constant …

from where we started so long ago, the lines of our blood & how we connect are stretched from one corner of this Great Big Mama Earth

to the next & from one dimension to the next, too.

When I miss the feeling of belonging to a secret language the most,

I return to what reminds me of you & find it in the beat of my own heart.

For family, the ones of blood & bones & memory;

for family, the ones of fur & paws & woofpurrs;

for family, the ones of spirit & music & soul,

we give thanks.

For the Earth below & Sky above,

for all the creature-teachers in between, & for all the ones that walked before & will follow our own steps,

we give thanks, too.

May we all beings (every single one) be free & may we all beings (every single one) be at peace.

Happy Thanksgiving, Heart Warriors.

Feature Image by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash

About the Author

Bryonie Wise

Bryonie’s life is rooted in the belief that when we come from a place of love, anything is possible. When not teaching yoga or writing her heart to the bone, she can be found frolicking in the sunshine with her camera & her dog, Winston, living her yoga. Stay in the loop of all her magical happenings, connect with her on Facebook, Instagram—& maybe even add her first book, HEART ROAR: A Book of Tiny Prayers to your collection.


Where you can find Bryonie and her magical ways with words…

Website! (brand new and gorgeous!): www.bryoniewise.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bryonie

Instagram: https://instagram.com/heart_roars/ 

Her book, Heart Roar: http://www.blurb.ca/b/6112080-heart-roar-a-book-of-tiny-prayers

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