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If you want to be happy, be grateful

The one thing all humans have in common is that each of us wants to be happy, says Brother David Steindl-Rast, a monk and interfaith scholar. And happiness, he suggests, is born from gratitude. An inspiring lesson in slowing down, … Continue reading

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Camino Reflection #12

From my October 6 journal:
It is a Gallacian morning – cloudy with some wind and the threat of rain. It is 8.20 and just beginning to get light out. How things have changed in just a day.
Yesterday was spectacular. The … Continue reading

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Camino Reflection #1

My flight to Europe does not leave until August 23 but it feels like my pilgrimage and the associated learnings have begun. Over the past few days I have been sending a message to friends and family telling about my … Continue reading

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The Gift ~ Hafiz

Even after all this time
The sun never says to the earth,
“You owe Me.”
Look what happens
with a love like that,
It lights the Whole Sky.
~ Hafiz*
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Gratitude ~ Marianne Williamson

” I have lived large parts of my life in wonderful circumstances that I utterly failed to appreciate. Reasons to be happy were everywhere, but somehow I didn’t connect with them. It was as thought I was eating but couldn’t … Continue reading

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Gratitude ~ Julio Olalla

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