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May you always walk in sunshine. May you never want for more.And may you ever find just the right St. Patrick's Day ecards!
In Br. David, a Portrait, Part 2, Br. David's life changes when he finds "the right" monastery in Elmira, NY.
Can gratefulness be the antidote to loneliness? Steven Crandell of the Huffington Post thinks so.
A limited number of spaces in summer workshops with Br. David & Francis Lu, and Br. David & Ryushin Paul Haller.
Br. David speaks about Gratitude in the Digital Age at Wisdom 2.0.
"Singing a song of gratitude would fill me with joy," says James Baraz.
Is the Grand Canyon old or young? What can we expect in the Year of the Horse? Find out in February's Grateful News.
Poetry can instantly evoke love and wonder in us. Our Poetry of Gratefulness on-demand e-course shows you how.
In Introductions, Poet Susan Glassmeyer suggests asking a different kind of getting-to-know-you question.
Br. David, a Portrait, Part 1: Growing up in Austria - We see the seeds of a life-long practice of grateful living.
Can you be grateful for people you struggle with?
A 17-year-old student from Zurich asks Br. David about gratefulness for his school project.
The application deadline has passed for ANG*L's Executive Director postition
Br. David explains how gratitude can bring happiness on the Brazilian tv show Fantástico.
January's Grateful News takes us from outer space to Japan, Afghanistan, to our homes in the U.S.
Myogen Steve Stücky offers a positive, nourishing gratitude practice.
A spirited music video - Grateful: A Love Song to the World - for all age groups! Scroll down to "NEW"
As we enter 2014, we bring you glad tidings, through Mr. Moses.
It's not too late! Send a loved one, friend, or colleague a New Year's e-card.
Monday's Word for the Day from D.H. Lawrence: "There is a sixth sense, the natural religious sense, the sense of wonder."
A child's drawing inspires this year's Christmas message from Br. David.
Our Annual Report celebrates the milestones you helped us reach during 2013.
December's newsletter by ANG*L Board president, Chuck Roppel, speaks of transitions and blessings.
Scattering gratitude spreads a joy that encompasses us as well as those we are grateful to.
Have you felt like e.e. cummings on a beautiful, amazing day?
“Within our reach, is joy" writes Fra Giovanni Giocondo in his reassuring Christmas Eve letter of 1513.
Need some holiday gift ideas? Here are some, including a new book of Br. David's A Good Day meditation.
We honor Nelson Mandela and others who inspire us in this month’s Grateful News.
Mar 10, Harriet Tubman (1820?-1913) — Abolitionist, born as a slave and distinguished as a freedom fighter and conductor on the underground railroad during the Civil War period. Said Tubman, "Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding."
Mar 13, Fast of Esther — A commemoration of Queen Esther's extended fast in preparation for her meeting with King Ahasuerus to prevent the slaughter of the Jewish people. We honor the courage she showed, for anyone who came before him uninvited risked execution.
Mar 14, Birthday of Albert Einstein 1879 - 1955) — German-born American theoretical physicist, Princeton professor, and pacifist, awarded the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics for his study of the photoelectric effect. His theory of relativity revolutionized modern thought.
Mar 15, Purim — A joyous holiday on the 14th of Adar celebrating the rescue of the Jews by Queen Esther and her cousin Mordecai from massacre by Haman, chief minister to the king of Persia.
Mar 16, Anniversary of Rachel Corrie’s death (1979 - 2003) — American peace activist of the International Solidarity Movement (ISM), who was fatally injured while protesting peacefully in the Gaza Strip. Corrie invested her humanity in nonviolent action, inspiring us to bring peace to a world fractured by tensions. »
Mar 16, Nowruz Celebration — For more than 3000 years, Persians from diverse cultures around the world have welcomed the New Year on the first day of Spring, to celebrate the light's return, nature's rebirth, and renewal of hope in our lives.
Mar 17, Feast of St. Patrick (c.389 - c. 461) — Welsh-born patron saint of Ireland. Sold into slavery as a teenager, St. Patrick turned to religion for solace and later established monasteries, schools, and churches in Ireland, using the three-leaf shamrock to help explain the Trinity. »
Mar 20, Equinox — Time of equal light and darkness. Everyone on earth experiences a 12-hour day twice a year on the Spring (Vernal) and Fall (Autumnal) Equinox. These events remind us that we are one planetary family and motivate us to live in harmony with all life.
Mar 21, Feast of Naw Ruz (Baha'i New Year) — Celebrated on the vernal equinox (N. Hemisphere) in the first month of the Iranian solar year, this observance -- preceded by fasting -- marks the New Year's beginning for members of the Baha'i faith. Blessings to all as we receive this fresh start.
Mar 21, Birthday of Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750) — German composer, organist, and musical scholar of the late-Baroque period; member of a family of gifted musicians. His works, edifying in their grandeur, place him among the greatest composers in recorded history.