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A non-cheesy guide to gratefulness: What to read and watch

A non-cheesy guide to gratefulness: What to read and watch

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The perfect Thanksgiving appetizer: today’s talk from David Steindl-Rast, the Benedictine monk and interfaith scholar, on what, exactly, it means to be grateful—and the worlds that gratefulness can open up to us. He points out that one thing we all have in common is a desire to be happy, and posits that gratefulness is the []

Quoted: David Steindl-Rast on the gentle power of gratefulness

Quoted: David Steindl-Rast on the gentle power of gratefulness

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By Susan Zimmerman David Steindl-Rast has the honor of closing this year’s TEDGlobal. The Benedictine monk, whose words made an appearance in Louie Schwartzberg’s classic talk “Nature. Beauty. Gratitude,” is known for bridging Catholicism and Buddhism. In the book The Ground We Share, he reveals that the key to both faiths, when you boil it []