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Deepen your appreciation of relationships through these special films.
This month's Grateful News is a lot about peacemaking...
NEW! A DVD of Br. David and Jack Kornfield - an inspiring conversation on video.
"To say 'yes' to this limitless mutual belonging is love," says Br. David in Encounter with God Through the Senses.
Listen to a radio interview with our own Kristi Nelson about living a "full-blown" life, a grateful life.
Tiniest moves forward are like miracles in this poem by Dale Biron.
Brighten someone's life with a Summer e-card!
In this final part of "Grateful Heart, Joyful Heart", we thank Life for its blessings and its lessons.
Honor your favorite graduate with an ecard.
In loving memory of our dear friend, Angeles Arrien, please join us in lighting a candle for her on July 24.
From intergenerational richness to environmental advances, June's Grateful News is bound to make you smile!
This month's Grateful News gives us new ideas to help and heal our world community.
Br. David "invokes responsiveness, rather than just our response," Clare Hallward writes in Part 4 of "Br. David, a Portrait".
Join us in welcoming our new Executive Director, Kristi Nelson!
What happens One Morning when we do away with entitlement, blame and anger?
Let us be grateful for the wondrous givens in life!
Rabbi Abraham Heschel eloquently expresses how witnessing wonder can change the way we treat the Earth and each other.
In Br. David, a Portrait, Part 3, Br. David explores Buddhist-Christian dialogue in the 1960s.
In gratitude for our unfathomably magnificent planet, send an Earth Day e-card.
There may be reason for optimism for mankind in this month's Grateful News.
"Here we lie entranced by the starlit water" writes poet Kenneth Rexroth in Another Spring.
What is the source of happiness? Br. David answers in this Huffington Post interview.
Share the joy of the Equinox and the change in seasons with an e-card!
Support a lifetime of appreciative presence with these 6 Habits of Highly Grateful People.
Considering all the pain and suffering in the world, can we find joy in our lives?
In honor of the great gift of water, we offer this traditional Irish rain blessing.
How can gratefulness lessen our anxiety about money? ANG*L Board member Dr. Brenda Wade tells us how (scroll down to Links).
March Grateful News celebrates those who rise above adversity.
Jul 24, Birthday of Amelia Earhart (1897 - 1937) — American aviator; first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Thrilled to be “alone with the stars” during night flights, she said, “the lure of flying is the lure of beauty.” »
Jul 24, Birthday of Ernest Bloch (1880 - 1959) — Swiss-born American composer whose sublime harmonies in "Schelomo: A Hebrew Rhapsody" for cello and orchestra and his string quartets call us to reverence through their beauty. »
Jul 26, Birthday of George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950) — Irish-born British playwright, winner of the 1925 Nobel Prize for Literature, known for his social idealism. Shaw noted that “There are two tragedies in life: one is not to get your heart's desire. The other is to get it.” »
Jul 26, Birthday of Carl Gustav Jung (1875 - 1961) — Swiss psychiatrist, whose life work and writings introduce us to individuation, psychological types, archetypes, and synchronicity. »
Jul 26, Promotion of National Unity and Reconciliation Act — Through this act, passed in Cape Town, South Africa in 1995, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission was created to deal with human rights violations that occurred during apartheid. »
Jun 28 - Jul 27, Fast of Ramadan — Observed during the ninth month of the Moslem calendar. Followers of the religion of Islam believe that during Ramadan the Holy Quran (Koran) "was sent down from heaven” to bring us guidance, direction, and salvation. »
Jul 28, Birthday of Beatrix Potter (1866 - 1943) — Beloved British children’s author/illustrator with a natural affection for animals. May we have the courage to “look all around,” as Peter Rabbit did, even if we might have some narrow escapes along the way. »
Jul 28, Birthday of Riccardo Muti (b. 1941) — Italian conductor of opera and symphony. His versatility and musical gifts led to his appointment as Musical Director of the Philadelphia Orchestra, of Florence’s Maggio Musicale, and of Milan’s Teatro alla Scala. »
Jul 28, Birthday of Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844 – 1889) — Jesuit priest and British poet whose love of nature and desire to rejuvenate the English language comes through in poems like “Pied Beauty,” “God’s Grandeur,” and “The Windhover.” »
Jul 30, Birthday of Emily Bronte (1818 - 1848) — English poet and novelist famed for her Wuthering Heights (1847), considered to be a Gothic classic. The three Bronte sisters (Charlotte, Emily, and Anne) each contributed to the literature of their own time and enjoy acclaim and popularity today. »