Won Buddhism teaches that we can develop a sense of gratitude for everything — good and bad — by studying the interconnected nature of life. This is the teaching of the Fourfold Grace.
From Thanissaro Bhikkhu, abbot of the Metta Forest Monastery, comes a new teaching about what the historical Buddha taught about gratitude.
Roshi John Tarrant takes a look at the example of a woman and her mother, exploring bitterness in their relationship.
There is no greater gift than to be grateful for our lives, says the late Zen teacher Blanche Hartman, and gratitude leads naturally to generosity, because we want to share this gift with others.