Recent Spiritual Readings of the Day
Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche in Tibetan Yogas of Body, Speech, and Mind Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche on the joy that comes from not grasping.
Jeremy Rifkin in The Empathetic Civilization Jeremy Rifkin on empathy as a pathway to our common humanity.
Larry Dossey in The Power of Premonitions Larry Dossey on paying attention to premonitions.
Thomas Berry in Evening Thoughts Thomas Berry on nurturing and cherishing the Earth community and all its beings.
Bruce G. Epperly, Lewis D. Solomon in Walking in the Light On ways to find healing and wholeness with God as the source.
Cyndi Dale in The Subtle Body Cyndi Dale on how disease is caused by energetic imbalances.
William C. Chittick in The Inner Journey Kabir Helminski on adab, or manners and kindness (in a book edited by William C. Chittick).
Carl Safina in Beyond Words A comparison of human and animal emotions.
Thomas Keating in Spirituality, Contemplation & Transformation Thomas Keating on practicing devotion through self-surrender and abandonment to God's will.
Pema Chodron in Start Where You Are An excerpt on self-acceptance from Pema Chodron's book Start Where You Are.
Anne Rowthorn in Song of the Universe A poem by Sam Taylor on reverence.
Sara Wenger Shenk in Why Not Celebrate! Kay Holler's husband's daily ritual of being glad to be home.
Verena Kast in Joy, Inspiration, and Hope Verena Kast on the many different occasions for joy.
Beatrice Bruteau in Jesus through Jewish Eyes Rami M. Shapiro's challenge for us to see Jesus afresh.
Robert Maclennan in Emotional Wisdom Robert Maclennan on what brings us gratitude in life.
Gerald Thomas Straub in Thoughts of a Blind Beggar Gerald Thomas Straub with two poems on love as radiant and not fickle.
Joel Segel, Zalman Schachter-Shalomi in Davening Zalman Schachter-Shalomi on learning to pray from the heart.
Chogyam Trungpa in The Truth of Suffering and the Path of Liberation Chogyam Trungpa on anxiousness and fear as a haunting situation.
Sue Halpern in A Dog Walks into a Nursing Home Sue Halpern on how the sharing of love by dogs is keen and true.
Leonard Felder in Here I Am Leonard Felder on how difficulties and pain might eventually be turned into something good.
Mark Nepo in Reduced to Joy Mark Nepo's poem imagining how Rumi would respond during a visit to the American political capital.
Marcus J. Borg in Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time Marcus J. Borg assessing the historical Jesus and the heart of contemporary faith in light of compassion.
Francis Spufford in Unapologetic Francis Spufford on Christianity's teachings on peace.
Robert Bly in News of the Universe Charles Simic's poem "Stone."
Angeles Arrien in Living in Gratitude Angeles Arrien on gratitude is a spur toward character development and spiritual growth.
Kathleen A. Brehony in Ordinary Grace Kathleen A. Brehony on how grace is always present.
Christopher de Vinck in Moments of Grace Christopher de Vinck on how May Sarton helped him not to abandon his loneliness.