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The Price of Wholeness

by Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB
In this essay, Br. David Steindl-Rast reflects on how we make ourselves whole by making…
His Holiness Dalai Lama
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Religious Values and Human Society

by The Fourteenth Dalai Lama, His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso
When we develop a right attitude of compassion and gratitude, we take a giant step…
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Sacramental Life: Take Off Your Shoes!

by Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB
"There is only one condition for seeing life sacramentally: 'Take off your shoes!' Realize that…
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The Shadow

by Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB
The more we suppress the darkness within us, the more it leads a life of…
A leaf with a hole in the shape of a heart,with the sunlight coming through the hole.
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Shared Spirituality

by Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB
The integral practice of grateful living unites Christianity, Buddhism, and all religious traditions.
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Spirituality as Common Sense

by Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB
"To live a spiritual life means to act as one acts in one’s own house…
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The Syrian Crisis, A Reason for Gratefulness?

by Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB
Can this be our opportunity to wake up to the age-old facts about fear and…
Thomas Merton
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Thomas Merton: Now at the Crack of Dawn

by Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB
There is a danger of speaking too much about Thomas Merton and too little about…
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Recollections of Thomas Merton’s Last Days in the West

by Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB
Drawing connections between Buddhism and Christianity, Merton reflects on the universal meaning of prayer.
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Tips for Offline Grateful Living Practice

by Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB
Become aware of surprises. Relish surprises as life’s gifts. Surprise is the seed of gratefulness.…
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User-friendly Lent

by Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB
Too often Lent has been misunderstood as a time of grim repentance, but it is…
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Views of the Cosmos

by Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB
"The human heart communicates with the mystery in which the universe is embedded, like those…
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