“We are never more than one grateful thought away from peace of heart.”
– David Steindl-Rast
As I arrive at the first new moon of the New Year, I celebrate the moment in gratitude. Even though life is not perfect and fear keeps popping up in my field, gratitude calms me and allows me to be present in my own life. In Brother David’s words I, “Stop. Look. Go.”
Scientific research has proven that gratitude is good for us. Robert Emmons, PhD, reports that gratitude blocks toxic emotions such as regret, fear and depression. Grateful people are more resilient in t...