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Wednesday of Hope – Hopeful Eyes

Hopeful Eyes Hope looks at all things the way a mother looks at her child, with a passion for the possible. That way of looking is creative. It creates the space in which perfection can unfold. More than that, the eyes of hope look… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Hopeful Eyes”

The Greatest Gift

The greatest gift one can give is thanksgiving. In giving gifts, we give what we can spare, but in giving thanks we give ourselves. – David Steindl-Rast, Gratefulness, the Heart of Prayer

Grateful Glimpses

In moments of surprise we catch at least a glimpse of the joy to which gratefulness opens the door. – David Steindl-Rast, Gratefulness, the Heart of Prayer

Gratefulness is the Key

In moments of surprise we catch at least a glimpse of the joy to which gratefulness opens the door. – David Steindl-Rast, Gratefulness, the Heart of Prayer

Fullness of Life

What brings fulfillment is gratefulness, the simple response of our heart to this life in all its fullness. – David Steindl-Rast in Gratefulness, the Heart of Prayer

The Power of Gratefulness

One single gift acknowledged in gratefulness has the power to dissolve the ties of our alienation. – David Steindl-Rast in Gratefulness, the Heart of Prayer

The Grace of a Crocus

 A single crocus blossom ought to be enough to convince our heart that springtime, no matter how predictable, is somehow a gift, gratuitous, gratis, a grace. – David Steindl-Rast, Gratefulness, the Heart of Prayer