“May I learn to discern the perfect plan behind all events of my life.
May I see that every single thing that happens in my life is a gift
from Providence to enable me to grow and flourish and expand.
May I bless those who curse or harm me, those who gossip
or spread lies about me, as Life’s tools to enable me
to grow in integrity, detachment and strength.”
-- 365 Blessings to Heal Myself and the World, Pierre Pradervand
For 25 years I have been corresponding with an African American inmate from a very modest background, Roger McGowen. He has spent 35 years in jail (25 of which on death row) for a crime we are absolutely convinced he did not commit.
Thanks to a book (Messages of Life from Death Row) that relates his incredible odyssey, thousands of people throughout the world have been touched, and he has become a true master of life for hundreds, including myself.
He wrote to an acquaintance of mine...
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About The Author
Pierre Pradervand is the author of The Gentle Art of Blessing. He has worked, travelled and lived in over 40 countries on five continents, and has been leading workshops and teaching the art of blessing for many years, with remarkable responses and transformational results.
For over 20 years Pierre has been practising blessing and collecting testimonies of blessing as a tool for healing the heart, mind, body and soul.
Visit his website at https://gentleartofblessing.org