In dieser Jahreszeit wünsche ich euch

Frieden so tief wie eine Winternacht und

Freude so strahlend wie eine Kerze –

eine Kerze in der tiefsten Finsternis, von der

unzählige Kerzen angezündet werden können,

um unsere Welt zu erhellen.

~ Br. David Steindl-Rast

Aus „Season of Glad Songs“, gesammelt von Tessa Bielecki & David Denny, übersetzt von Eve Landis.

Br. David Steindl-Rast
Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB

Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB

About the author

Brother David Steindl-Rast — author, scholar, and Benedictine monk — is beloved the world over for his enduring message about gratefulness as the true source of lasting happiness. Known to many as the “grandfather of gratitude,” Br. David has been a source of inspiration and spiritual friendship to countless leaders and luminaries around the world including Desmond Tutu, the Dalai Lama, Thich Nhat Hanh, Thomas Merton, and more. He has been one of the most important figures in the modern interfaith dialogue movement, and has taught with thought-leaders such as Eckhart Tolle, Jack Kornfield, and Roshi Joan Halifax. His wisdom has been featured in recent interviews with Oprah Winfrey, Krista Tippett, and Tami Simon and his TED talk has been viewed almost 10,000,000 times. Learn more about Br. David here.