Through his books and appearances, Brother David Steindl-Rast has shared the blessings of the thankful heart with millions. In this uncommon writing journal, he invites us to find greater depth and richness amid our daily challenges and burdens.
These inspiring pages will help to spark our own thankfulness, transform our "dismissible" moments into fresh delights, dance with both the light and dark, and merge with the natural world and with others.
"The mystic is not a special kind of human being," writes Brother David, "rather, every human being is a special kind of mystic." No matter how ordinary we might feel, May Cause Happiness is sure to invoke the joy within us as it reveals portals to the extraordinary all around us.
About the Author
Brother David Steindl-Rast was born in Vienna, Austria, and holds a PhD from the Psychological Institute at the University of Vienna. After 12 years of training in the 1,500-year-old Benedictine monastic tradition, Brother David received permission to practice Zen with Buddhist masters. An international lecturer and author, Brother David is a leader in the monastic renewal movement as well as the dialogue between Eastern and Western religions. His most recent book is Gratefulness, the Heart of Prayer. Learn more at gratefulness.org.
“A treasure…This charming little journal with whimsical drawings and quotes on every spread by Brother David Steindl-Rast will warm your heart as it encourages you to share your gratitude, open your mind, and awaken in the beauty of mother nature.” —Light of Consciousness