Recent Spiritual Readings of the Day
Tom Cowan in Yearning for the Wind Tom Cowen sharing a spiritual practice on communing with nature.
Andrea Miller, The Editors of the Shambhala Sun in Buddha's Daughters Maurine Stuart on how there are no repetitions.
Mary DeTurris Poust in Walking Together Mary DeTurris Poust on Charlotte's Web as a story about friendship as unconditional love.
Bryon L. Sherwin, Seymour J. Cohen in Creating an Ethical Jewish Life Byron L. Sherwin and Seymour J. Cohen on creating people of beauty.
David C. Korten in Change the Story, Change the Future The progressive thinker on how we can reframe education.
Joe Mackall in Plain Secrets Joe Mackall on the meaning of Amish community.
Mary Lou Kownacki in Between Two Souls Two poems on reverence written by Benedictine Sister Mary Lou Kownacki and Zen monk Ryokan.
Sandy Eisenberg Sasso in God's Echo Sandy Eisenberg Sasso on seeing every place and moment as opportunities for revelation.
Marianne Williamson in The Gift of Change Marianne Williamson on retraining our minds, if we want our lives to change.
Jean Maalouf in The Healing Power of Kindness Jean Maalouf on the benefits of practicing kindness in everyday living.
Michael Wenger in Wind Bell Yvonne Rand on practicing the half-smile (in a book edited by Michael Wenger).
Linda R. Harper in Give to Your Heart's Content . . . Without Giving Yourself Away Linda R. Harper on nature's nurturing through the feeding of hummingbirds.
Ron Klug in How to Keep a Spiritual Journal Ron Klug on contracting to journal with the intention of meaningful growth.
Robert Corin Morris in Provocative Grace Robert Corin Morris on having faith in God's venture among us.
Patrick Gilger in The Jesuit Post A meditation on desire, commitment, and the promised land.
John Welwood in Ordinary Magic John Welwood on cultivating the capacity to be fully present.
Danah Zohar, Ian Marshall in SQ Danah Zohar and Dr. Ian Marshall on listening for our inner truth.
John Daido Loori in The Zen of Creativity John Daido Loori on mystery as the lifeblood that pumps through true religious and artistic practice.
Gary Gach in What Book!? Peter Levitt's poem "The Measure" on the spiritual practice of you.
Thomas Merton in Thoughts in Solitude Thomas Merton's prayer embracing uncertainty through the practice of trust, an essential element of faith.
Frances Moore Lappe in Getting a Grip Frances Moore Lappe on fresh political approaches to finding meaning.
Sarvananda Bluestone in How to Read Signs and Omens in Everyday Life Sarvananda Bluestone's story of a would-be Master's disciple's lack of attention.
Philip Gulley in Hometown Tales Philip Gulley's humorous look at the nurturing of bath-taking.
John S. Dunne in The Mystic Road of Love John S. Dunne on bringing back to God the love that comes from God.
Paul Pearsall in The Pleasure Prescription Paul Pearsall on how pleasure involves living life to the fullest.
John Dear in The Sound of Listening John Dear on replenishing his soul in silence.
Roman Krznaric in Empathy Roman Krznaric on how empathy opens many doors to a new life of caring and compassion.
Desmond Tutu, Mpho Tutu in The Book of Forgiving Desmond Tutu and his daughter Mpho offer wise counsel on why forgiveness is not easy but leads to a path of healing for ourselves and the world