Blessing must arise from within your own mind. It is not something that comes from outside. When the positive qualities of your mind increase and the negativities decrease, that is what blessing means. The Tibetan word for blessing … means transforming into magnificent potential. Therefore, blessing refers to the development of virtuous qualities you did not previously have and the improvement of those good qualities you have already developed.
― Dalai Lama XIV
Thursday, October 26, 2017
"...Grateful living means learning to avail yourself, moment by moment, of that opportunity.”
“Super Soul Sunday” with Brother David Steindl-Rast airs Sunday, October 29 at 11 a.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey
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,
WHEN: Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 11 a.m. ET/PT WHERE: Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), and livestreamed on Oprah’s Facebook Page The episode will also be available on WatchOWN.tv for 2 weeks after airing.
Here, Brother David explains how to embrace the spiritual practice of grateful living