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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…
Articles

Returning the Gift

by Robin Wall Kimmerer
We are showered every day with the gifts of the Earth, gifts we have neither…
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Articles

Within Our Reach: Joy

by Fra Giovanni Giocondo
Fra Giovanni was a Renaissance pioneer, accomplished as an architect, engineer, antiquary, archaeologist, classical scholar,…
Articles

The Serviceberry

by Robin Wall Kimmerer
As Robin Wall Kimmerer harvests serviceberries alongside the birds, she considers the ethic of reciprocity…
Videos

Nature’s Medicine

by Reflections of Life
In this joyful and meditative short film, 95-year-old Oom Johannes beautifully illustrates how to feel…
Articles

Love in the Families Among Us in Film

by Francis G. Lu, M.D.
From 1990 - 2016, Dr. Francis Lu and Brother David Steindl-Rast led annual 5- or…
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Articles

From Oppression to Freedom: Social Inequality and Justice in Film

by Francis G. Lu, M.D.
From 1990 - 2016, Dr. Francis Lu and Brother David Steindl-Rast led annual 5- or…
Practices

Light A Candle – 12 Days, 12 Values

by The Grateful Living Team
This 12-day practice offers an invitation to light a candle each day for one of…
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Articles

Praying the Great Dance

by Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB
Brother David describes ways to be "anchored in lasting joy" through prayer.
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Interviews

The Now That Does Not Pass Away

by Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB
What do we do with the fact that our human life, in the only form…
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Poetry

Comfort Food

by Joyce Holmes McAllister
"Why not eat potato salad on Christmas, is there a law?" Then you would describe…
Articles

Just Crabapples

by Roger Voight
The thick carpet of leaves, covering the grass and patio, beckon me. I am grateful…
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