Gratitude Resources

Spiritual Practice of Gratitude 

Enhances: Satisfaction
Balances/Counters: Greed, Entitlement
by Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat

Two Words That Will Change Your Life

Gratitude begets humility which begets God’s grace.
by Eric Demeter

Gratitude Is Good For The Soul
And Helps The Heart, Too

Health News from NPR

The Sensory Astonishment of Gratitude

by Courtney E. Martin

Spiritual Practices

Don’t Resist the Bitter Pills in Your Life

The bitter pill of grief and pain is what starts the search for your road to serenity.

Navigating the Passage to a Slower, Deeper, and More Connected Life

An enthusiastic vision of the adventures which lie ahead for elders.

Intercessory Prayers and Your Medicines

On practicing adding intercessory prayers to your medical regime.

Practicing Gratitude: A Monastic Guide

From the Society of St. John the Evangelist

Living Well:

Christian Practices for Everyday Life

Many Faces of Jesus

How do you picture Mary, the mother of Jesus? There may be one image of Mary that comes to mind for you, or there may be several. Mary has been depicted in many different ways.

Overflowing Blessings

God’s blessings multiply as we share them with others. This activity helps families name the blessings they have received from God, give thanks, and pass on the blessings to others through their words and actions.

Presenting Jesus’ Jewish Roots

According to Jewish law, 40 days after Jesus was born, Mary and Joseph took him to the Temple in Jerusalem to be “presented” to his Father: the Presentation of the Lord. Introduce the concept of this ancient custom, and how it relates to your family’s spirituality today.