A Grateful Heart: Daily Blessings for the Evening Meal from Buddha to the Beatles

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Conari Press, Oct 1, 2002 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 280 pages
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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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A Grateful Heart Daily Blessings for the Evening Meal from Buddha to The Beatles Edited by M. J. Ryan This is a precious and unique daily verse book focusing on the evening meal or in my case the ... Read full review

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In today's chaotic world, the common experience of sharing the evening meal can restore a sense of community and humanity to society. More important, the blessing of the meal fosters in us a sense of ... Read full review

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M.J. Ryan is the editorial director of Conari Press, publisher of the best-selling "Random Acts of Kindness" series. She is the author of Attitudes of Gratitude, 365 Health and Happiness Boosters, and The Giving Heart, and editor of A Grateful Heart and The Fabric of the Future. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and daughter.

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