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Clay vessels in a variety of shapes, colors, and sizes arranged outdoors

Being Grateful for the Body As It Is

by Kristi Nelson
This short practice attunes you to your body in its present state, shifts your attention…
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Meditative Moments with David Steindl-Rast

by Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB
Br. David shares how he discovered meditation, how nature's calming influence helps, how he perceives…

On Gratitude & the Now

by Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB
(2010) Part 1. Brother David discusses channeling the mystical experience into every day life by…
roots tree

A Basic Human Approach to Happiness

by Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB
This three-part article explores the importance of shared values and action at a time when…
Black and white portrait of Br. David Steindl-Rast by Diego Ortiz Mugica
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Five qualities of meditative prayer

by Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB
(3:36) Br. David finds 5 interlinked qualities of meditative, or contemplative prayer.
kitchen sink

Dishwashing with Reverence

by Wind Bell, Fall 1968
Ever wonder what gratefulness has to do with everyday chores?

On Gratitude

by Todd Aaron Jensen
The more I listen to the gratitude of others, the more grateful I feel in…
sink, fork, hand
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Purpose and Meaning

by Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB
(2:57) Can purpose and meaning be one, and not one or the other?

Finding Joy in a World of Heartache and Suffering

by Saoirse McClory
It is so easy for pain to eclipse the beauty, truth and goodness in the…

Bonnie’s Bridge

by Paul Bennett
I could stand on the bridge and get the sense of being completely with her,…
sea glass, colored glass

Practicing Gratitude

by Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB
In interview reprinted from Sacred Journey, Brother David describes how gratitude cultivates creativity, aliveness, and…
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