Book Review: As a universal phenomenon, accessible to young and old, gratefulness connects each person to all living things and helps one to live in the present and face life with trust and joy. For Benedictine Br. David Steindl-Rast, gratefulness is a prelude to happiness, not vice versa.
Witnesses. Forbearers. Pioneers. We forget them at our peril. We tend to remember those who fit neatly into some category, those who can be simply classified. Women of insight and originality are not so easily accommodated.
Book Review: The importance of this biography is not only that it details the familiar life of Dorothy Day, but it raises universal questions that are not easily answered.