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Send an e-card to a loved one for Rosh Hashanah or to celebrate the Equinox.
September’s Grateful News highlights activism, innovation, and interfaith solutions.
This Equinox, let there be "praise of our mutual beauty, our total loving of the World."
Jack Kornfield and Br. David Explore Love and Trust at the Greater Good Gratitude Summit.
Nipun Mehta describes the richness of Br. David's "extreme ordinariness" in a recent blog.
Do you REALLY need that new kitchen? Or would appreciating what you have be more than enough?
Some Grateful News in August concerning a robot, some Legos and a climate rescue plan!
Br. David settled in for an extensive interview in Argentina. Many deep questions and answers.
A great way to gain new perspectives is to watch films full of Zest, Vitality and Humor!
The death of a loved one triggers a difficult question. Jeff Collins' spiritual practice helps him respond.
Deepen your appreciation of relationships through these special films.
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.
Sep 30, Birthday of Jelaluddin Rumi (1207-1273) — Sufi mystic and poet, who wrote, "Be grateful for whatever comes because each has been sent as a guide from beyond.” »
Oct 1, Birthday of Jimmy Carter (b. 1924) — Thirty-ninth president of the United States (1977-1981); awarded Nobel Peace Prize in 2002. During his term of office, President Carter brought many reforms, both domestic and foreign. His dedication to a peaceful world continues in retirement years. »
Oct 2, Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) — Mohandas K. Gandhi is revered as Mahatma (Great Soul) in gratitude for his life of service in support of nonviolence. "My life is my message," Gandhi said. That message continues to call to us in the 21st century. »
Oct 2, Feast of the Holy Angels — We can become aware that our life is “marvelously guided by good powers,” as Dietrich Bonhoeffer experienced in a Nazi prison. Christian tradition speaks of these guiding powers as Guardian Angels and celebrates them on this special feast. »
Oct 3, Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) — The Day of Atonement with its scriptural provision as "a statute forever" (Lev. 23:31) is the most important holiday of the Jewish year. Through time-honored traditions, observers express humility and gratefulness for God's mercy. »
Oct 3, Birthday of James Herriot (1916-1995) — Author of the All Creatures Great and Small stories describing his adventures as a veterinary surgeon in Yorkshire, England. Readers learn to value each animal whose story Herriot tells and to appreciate the countryside that was his home.
Oct 4, Feast of St. Francis of Assisi (1182-1226) — St. Francis inspires us by his love of peace and his kinship with all creatures. Some eight centuries after Francis lived in Italy, hundreds of thousands of Franciscans around the world strive to follow the Gospel with the joy he expressed. »
Oct 1 - Oct 4, Hajj - Pilgrimage to Mecca — Five Pillars of Islam describes the duty of a Muslim to "make a pilgrimage to Mecca at least once in a lifetime". The Hajj observance – comprised of ceremonies in remembrance of Koran promises - attracts as many as two million pilgrims annually.
Oct 5, Birthday of Vaclav Havel (b. 1936) — Playwright, author, President of the Czech Republic (1993), awarded 1997 Fulbright Prize for International Understanding. Havel describes himself as "dedicated to living in truth." »
Oct 6, Birthday of Fr. Philip Berrigan, SSJ (1923-2002) — Fr. Berrigan dedicated his life to war resistance through active nonviolence. He and his brother, Fr. Daniel Berrigan, S.J., committed acts of civil disobedience which led to repeated imprisonment, eleven years in all. »