A spiritual intimacy comes through in these warm remarks by Brother David Steindl-Rast, a Benedictine monk. He talks of finding gratefulness and joy throughout the inevitable peaks and valleys of the inner journey.
Note: This is part of our series, “Kindred Spirits,” which contains four volumes of 12 half-hour segments.
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Cultivating our capacity for gratitude is one of the core spiritual traits advocated across all the great traditions. Being grateful can restore our perspective when the slings and arrows of life temporarily bend us out of shape. To reinforce this focus, some people maintain a “gratitude journal” in which they record various things they are thankful for. It can allow us to reframe our experience.
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