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Word for the Day

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It is a serious thing just to be alive on this fresh morning in this broken world.

— Mary Oliver

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Daily Question

How am I currently being faithful to my values? Are there shifts I would like to make for greater alignment?

Practice Highlights

Begin your journey with these foundational Grateful Living practices.

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30 Daily Practice Ideas for Living Gratefully

by The Grateful Living Team
This offering of 30 daily gratitude practice ideas ranges from simple actions to reflective meditations…
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Daily Questions: Our Invitation to Mystery

by The Grateful Living Team
Returning to the magic and mystery of questions as a daily practice, we continually open…

Earth Altars: A Practice for Grateful Living

by Laura Loescher
It was a meditative experience placing the first acorn, and the next, and letting the…

Grateful for Love: A Practice Series

by The Grateful Living Team
A guided seven-day practice series focused on attending to love in its many forms. Each…

Gratitude Art Journaling: A Guided Exploration

by Margaret Alvarez
Margaret Alvarez shares how gratitude came to be such an important part of her life,…
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Cherishing Connection: A Practice Series

by The Grateful Living Team
A guided seven-day practice series to tend and deepen our relationships.

Bright Word Mandala Practice

by TaikoPeace
Handwriting bright word mandalas is a practice of TaikoPeace, a movement started by renowned taiko…

Nourishing Our Nature: A Practice Series

by Fabiana Fondevila
A seven-day practice to restore our sense of kinship with nature, guided by teacher Fabiana…

Summer Blessings: Practice Series I

by The Grateful Living Team
An eight-day practice to more deeply notice, appreciate, and feel nourished by the blessings always…

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