There’s an old Russian proverb that says: Every day is a messenger of god. That’s what I hope
Every Day Is A Blessing will be for you — a daily message that lifts your spirit and delights your
When you look inside, you’ll discover a vast array of wise sayings, proverbs, and stories from the
world’s great spiritual traditions and cultures. You'll also find hundreds of quotes, jokes, and
anecdotes given to us by the great souls of our planet.
There's everyone from Jesus to Buddha to Mother Teresa; Aesop to Abraham Lincoln to Yogi
Berra; St. Francis of Assisi to Albert Einstein to Anne Frank; Martin Luther King to
Muhammad to Muhammad Ali; Confucius to Shakespeare to Chief Sitting Bull; Marilyn
Monroe to Mark Twain to Michelangelo; Mahatma Gandhi to Helen Keller to John F. Kennedy
and Dolly Parton to the Dalai Lama.
These great souls are all gifts in my life and Every Day Is a Blessing is my way to share their
blessings with you. For your information and enlightenment, I've included a brief description of
each of them at the end of the book in the Roster of Great Souls.
Now, I’m going to quote here one additional great soul — my daughter, Sari. One morning, when
she was three, she said, “Abba, I’ve got something to tell you.” “Okay, Sari,” I asked, “what is
it?” She briefly paused, then said, “Today is... today!” May today and every day for you be a