A Grateful Heart: Daily Blessings for the Evening Meal from Buddha to the Beatles
M J Ryan
Conari Press, Oct 1, 2002 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 280 pages
No matter what our spiritual orientation, one of our most universal customs is pausing before the evening meal to acknowledge the small and large things that make life meaningful. A collection of 365 blessings both traditional and new, organized by season.
M.J. Ryan is a writer, a seeker, and a giver of gratitude. She is the author of several other bestselling books including This Year I Will. The Happiness Makeover: How to Teach Yourself to Be Happy and Enjoy Every Day, Trusting Yourself: How to Stop Feeling Overwhelmed and Live More Happily with Less Effort, A Grateful Heart: Daily Blessings for the Evening Meal from Buddha to the Beatles, Attitudes of Gratitude in Love, The Power of Patience: How to Slow the Rush and Enjoy More Happiness, Success, and Peace of Mind Every Day. She has appeared on The Today Show, CNN, and many radio programs. She is a contributing editor to Good Housekeeping. Ryan also serves as a thinking partner to executives and entrepreneurs. She lives in the San Francisco Bay area with her family.
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