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Begin your journey with this curated collection of Staff Picks.
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Grateful Hope: Passion for the Possible

Course Grateful Hope: Passion for the Possible Join us this April for our brand new…
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Community Reflections

Community Reflections: Seeds of Hope

by The Grateful Living Community
Our community reflects on the question “What seeds of hope am I actively planting and…

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Discovering Wholeness Through Integration

by Joe Primo, Grateful Living
This essay shares a path to wholeness through integration; invites you to discover meaning in…

Am I Worthy?

by Reflections of Life
In this short film, Patrick Dougher shares his journey to find self-worth. He speaks about…
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Embrace Imperfection: A 5-Day Pathway

by The Grateful Living Team
Please join us for a 5-day pathway to gratefulness exploring what imperfection has to teach,…

The Liberating Lessons of Imperfection

by Sheryl Chard, Grateful Living
In this short essay, our Director of Education Sheryl Chard reflects on the liberating lessons…
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Awakening to Life Beyond Perfection

by Joe Primo, Grateful Living
This guided visualization invites you to envision today as your last day, gathering the expectations…

Authentically You

by Reflections of Life
This short film features five people sharing their perspectives on how self criticism limits aliveness.…
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Gatherings Spotlight: Rivertown Grateful Gathering

by The Grateful Living Team
Our monthly Grateful Gatherings provide community connection, invigorating reflection and conversation, and practical tools for…
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2023 Christmas Letter: Where Pain and Joy Flow Together

by Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB
Br. David’s 2023 Christmas letter urges us to honor the ways pain and joy flow…
Br. David in the documentary film Fulfilled Life — When the Cup Overflows

Fulfilled Life — When the Cup Overflows: 10 Years After

by Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB
These excerpts of filmed interviews provide an insight into the documentary film, Fulfilled Life –…