Recent Spiritual Readings of the Day
Alan Morinis in Climbing Jacob's Ladder Alan Morinis on patience to enhance our ability to be present.
Robert Bly in The Soul Is Here for Its Own Joy Kabir's poem on beauty.
Rubin Naiman in Hush Rubin Naiman on sleep as an important pause in life.
M. J. Ryan in The Happiness Makeover M. J. Ryan on choosing practices and mind-training exercises that can be used to achieve happiness.
James G. Cowan in Messengers of the Gods James G. Cowan on learning important truths from native seers.
Arthur Waskow in Seasons of Our Joy Arthur Waskow on the Rosh Hashanah ritual of forgiveness.
Karen Armstrong in Muhammad Karen Armstrong on having a passion for justice in an urban culture.
Henri J. M. Nouwen, Michael Ford in Eternal Seasons Henri J. M. Nouwen on the spiritual practice of hope.
Wayne Dyer in Change Your Thoughts - Change Your Life Wayne Dyer on staying in harmony with the impartial essence of the Tao in your thoughts and behaviors.
Kevin M. Kruse, Julian E. Zelizer in Fault Lines A poignant picture of America from 1974 through 2016 as a polarized nation.
Scott Russell Sanders in Hunting for Hope Scott Russell Sanders on family expressions of love that train us for community.
Joan Chittister in The Liturgical Year Joan Chittister on the personal meaning of Holy Saturday as a time for dealing with darkness and growing hope.
Mary Oliver in New and Selected Poems Mary Oliver on finding wonder in all of nature.
Debbie Ford in The 21-Day Consciousness Cleanse Debbie Ford with practices and rituals to unlock your deepest yearnings.
Marc Ian Barasch in The Compassionate Life Marc Ian Barasch on rooting for the other team and wishing them well.
Kate Vogt, Ron Nathwani in Mala of the Heart Mirabai from India's poem on beauty.
Beverly Lanzetta in Path of the Heart A paean of praise to the spiritual practice of Joy, which blesses existence.
Robert Jones in Prayers for Puppies, Aging Autos, & Sleepless Nights Robert Jones with a prayer after losing a job.
Ken Wilber in Integral Spirituality An experiment from Ken Wilber on figuring out who is more spiritual.
Mary C. Earle in Broken Body, Healing Spirit Mary C. Earle on reading the text and finding meaning in a story of illness.
Emily Hunter in The Next Eco-Warriors Farley Mowat on how a small band of eco-warriors are trying to save the planet.
Parker J. Palmer in The Promise of Paradox Parker J. Palmer on faith and letting go.
Henri J. M. Nouwen in Heart Speaks to Heart Henri J. M. Nouwen on how Jesus chooses to reveal his love to us.
Jenny Nordberg in The Underground Girls of Kabul A reporter's vision for how things could be different for women if they were not restricted to limited roles.
Thich Nhat Hanh in Be Free Where You Are Thich Nhat Hanh on transforming bad energy habits.
Stephanie Iachetta, Thomas Keating in The Daily Reader for Contemplative Living Thomas Keating on how God works to move us away from our egos and discusses the emotional programs that often control our lives.
James W. Douglass in Gandhi and the Unspeakable James W. Douglass on how Gandhi was a martyr to the unspeakable.
Stephanie Dowrick in In the Company of Rilke Rilke on creative receptivity and the value of darkness.