How to Practice Living Gratefully

Season 8
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Brother David Steindl-Rast—author, scholar and Benedictine Monk—is beloved the world over for his enduring message about gratefulness: He believes it's the true source of lasting joy. The key to grateful living, the 91-year-old says, is to maintain a constant mindful awareness.

"At every moment, life gives you the opportunity to do something with what life gives you," he says. "And, therefore, grateful living means learning to avail yourself, moment by moment, of that opportunity."

Here, Brother David explains how to embrace the spiritual practice of grateful living.

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