Super Soul Sunday
Sundays at 11 a.m. ET/PT
Posted: Fri 07/19/2013 12:00 AM
Before then, Sarah shares 10 simple truths that can start a positive transformation in your life. Which truth most speaks to you? Share it below in comments.
1. Gratitude is the most transformative force in the cosmos, because gratitude is love. Sarah says, "When our hearts are broken, we don't think we have much to be thankful for. We don't have to be smiling when we say 'Thank you.'"
2. Your happiness increases the happiness of everyone who knows you. "We have so much. All we have is all we need. All we need is the awareness of how blessed we really are."
3. Whether we live passionately or not is a choice we make. When writers write, the most important emotion is conveyed between the lines. "I want to live in between the lines, where the depth is."
Posted: Wed 07/17/2013 12:00 AM
By Sarah Ban Breathnach
"Art must take reality by surprise." — Françoise Sagan
The painting is small enough to cradle in your hands. Incredibly simple—an isolated white cup, saucer and silver spoon. But the astonishing power of its quiet restraint never fails to move me. The first time I saw the French painter Henri Fantin-Latour's still life White Cup and Saucer, painted in 1864, I turned to a complete stranger and said, "How dear!" The startled man looked at me, then at the painting, smiled and said, "Yes, you're right. It is quite dear. Isn't that a lovely word to describe a painting."
Isn't this a lovely word to describe our lives? For this is what I want each of us to inscribe tonight in the gratitude journal of our hearts: "Thank you for my dear life today!"
For whatever reason, "dear" is the word I associate with still-life paintings—groupings of objects such as fruit, flowers, dishes and books. Perhaps it is because the still-life artist bestows such affection and reverence on the trivial, the ordinary, the everyday, that this loving exuberance simply leaps off the canvas and grabs hold of my soul. Attention must be paid, life says, through the artist's brushstrokes.
Posted: Mon 07/15/2013 12:00 AM
Sarah Ban Breathnach's book, Simple Abundance, sold five million copies in the United States and another two million abroad. It was on The New York Times bestseller list for nearly two years. Watch as Sarah reflects on that impressive run and how she felt when it ended.
Tune in for the encore presentation of Oprah's interview with Sarah Sunday at 11 a.m. ET/PT, only on OWN.
Posted: Sun 07/07/2013 02:00 PM
After he was diagnosed with leukemia, Wayne Dyer decided to have an unconventional surgery with healer John of God. The twist? John of God was in Brazil; Wayne was in Maui. Watch as he describes the surgery and how he felt immediately thereafter:
How did Wayne feel after his "sutures" were removed? Plus, watch to find out how he's feeling today:
Posted: Sun 07/07/2013 12:00 AM
Oprah and Wayne Dyer have been talking about life's big questions for more than 30 years. Watch as Oprah and Wayne continue to go soul-to-soul about Wayne's definition of God, what happens after death and what he knows for sure.