Everyday Spirituality

Gratitude is the intention to count-your-blessings every day, every minute, while avoiding, whenever possible, the belief that you need or deserve different circumstances.
— Timothy Miller in How to Want What You Have


Think of something for which you are grateful today. Say thanks.
I am grateful to You, Giver and Sustainer of life, for having granted me another day of life. Your love and faith in me is truly overwhelming.
Rabbi Terry Bookman in The Busy Soul

Zen Wisdom

The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge with it, move with it, and join the dance.
Alan Watts in The Zen Book of Life edited by Mark Zocchi


Character can be built on daily routine.
Japanese Proverb


"Oh, what a beautiful baby," exclaimed a neighbor.
"That's nothing," replied the mother. "You should see his photograph."
Edmund Carpenter in Oh What A Blow That Phantom Gave Me

Literary Wisdom

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Helen Keller, American author

Musical Blessing

May the long time sun
shine upon you,
all love surround you,
and the pure light within you
guide your way on.

Mike Heron of The Incredible String Band

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