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May 23, 2022
Monday, May 23, 2022

Joy is that kind of happiness that does not depend on what happens.

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David Steindl-Rast

David Steindl-Rast is a Benedictine monk and co-founder of an interfaith organization called the Center for Spiritual Studies. In 1974, he was awarded the Martin Buber Award for his work in building dialogues between religions. Steindl-Rast is also a popular lecturer best known for his teachings on gratitude: He posits that being grateful is the foundation of happiness, because it reminds us of the joy we already have. His words here encourage us to treasure the gifts that come our way, regardless of what may happen next.

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The Way of Silence: Engaging the Sacred in Daily Life

By David Steindl-Rast
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Drawing heavily on Buddhist teachings to cultivate the practice of “deep” listening, “The Way of Silence” embraces the dynamic tranquility of silence. You’ll practice clear...Read More
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