Wisdom from Julie Daniluk

With gratitude for the style of the great Rudyard Kipling

If you can see that food is beyond fuel, that it becomes every cell in your body, and by choosing strong building blocks, you discover how to recreate yourself;

If you can believe that how you do something is an indication of how you do all things; that how you respond when a waiter brings the wrong order and whether you choose to treat them with respect plays out into every area of life;

If you can conceive the cause in a matter; when you have a complaint, if instead of dumping it on someone, you get underneath the problem and see what you are committed to, and choose to shift it such that you never fall victim to circumstance;

If you can breathe in the morning with awareness and gratitude as a meditative practice; if you can nurture your soul by becoming very still before the busy-ness takes over, getting in touch with something much greater, losing the boundaries of your body and feeling connected to everything in the world;

If you can travel alone to a land where they don’t speak your mother tongue, and get lost, even sick, and feel autonomy from how others define you…Continue reading at InspireMeToday.com.

Julie is the author of Meals That Heal Inflammation, which helps people enjoy allergy-free foods that taste great and help the body to heal. To learn more about foods that help heal the body, visit Julie’s website.

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Robert O.
Robert O.3 years ago

Thanks Gail.

Kim W.
Kim W.3 years ago


Marianne B.
MARIA B.3 years ago

really like this article. thanks for sharing.

Norma V.
Norma Villarreal3 years ago

Ooooo....simple, beautiful, and applicable!

Kamryn M.
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Jennifer C.
Past Member 3 years ago

Beautiful. Thanks for posting.

Nyack Clancy
Nyack Clancy3 years ago

Thank you

Kath R.
Kath P.3 years ago

We should all practice an attitude of gratitude. Thank you for the lovely article.

Rosie Jolliffe
Rosie Lopez3 years ago

thank u!

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