HomedotMagisReflectionsThe Gift of Gratitude

The Gift of Gratitude

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Keeping a gratitude journal in which we write down the particular gifts of each day trains our brains to see the good around us. It also feels great.

And we can’t keep this to ourselves. Studies find that we overestimate how awkward it will be to express our gratitude to others and underestimate how great it will make them feel.

Watch my video reflection below.

Michael Rossmann, SJ
Michael Rossmann, SJ
Rev. Michael Rossmann, SJ, is a Jesuit priest and doctoral student at the Gregorian University in Rome. He previously served as the editor-in-chief of The Jesuit Post, where he started the popular video series “One-Minute Homily.” He continues to produce short-but-substantive videos for social media. He is a native of Iowa City and a graduate of the University of Notre Dame. His first book is The Freedom of Missing Out.

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