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Why is appreciation the highest point of view?

Deepak Chopra
Alternative & Complementary Medicine
People have tried to approach God through many forms of worship, trying to imagine how God's mind works so that they can be holy in their own lives. We are told that God created the world and then took time to see that His work was good. He was appreciative.

Appreciation may not often be used to describe a spiritual state, yet appreciation is in many ways the highest state. When you appreciate you don't put yourself first. You have nothing of ego at stake. Appreciation brings loving awareness to Creation. In seeing how beautiful something is, you are gazing at the divine. The deeper your appreciation, the more you are seeing with the eyes of the soul.

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