Table of Contents
12. Making Gratitude Real
By Peter Bolland
If you’re feeling depressed, keeping a daily gratitude journal can help change your perspective on life. It’s all about the process.
14. Insights From the Early Christian Church
By Jesse Tanner
As we venture in the 21st century, we can look to the past for advice about relevant spiritual questions.
Sidebar: The Origin of Christmas
18. The Carol That Stopped a War
By Victor Parachin
The popular Christmas song “Silent Night” has fascinating origins, from the Western Front of World War I to a church in Austria.
27. The Ties That Bind
By Renée Trudeau
If you become irritable toward family and friends, it may be because of your own self-limiting beliefs. Get in touch with your needs and become more compassionate toward your loved ones.
Sidebar: Close Your Eyes and Ask Yourself These Questions
30. Deconstructing Conflict
By Annie Scholl
Don’t jump to conclusions and let a misunderstanding ruin a relationship. Shift your consciousness and add to peace in the world.
32. Bringing Buddha to Your Holiday Table
By Janet Nima Taylor
The holiday season stirs up a potpourri of emotions within all of us. Relax and help make this a peaceful Christmas and New Year’s.
Sidebar: Visualize and Radiate Loving-Kindness
36. Prospering During the Spiritual Journey
By Deborah Shouse
Many people resolve to generate more wealth in the new year. Follow these tips to help make your wish a reality.