Recent Spiritual Readings of the Day

Roger D. Joslin in Running the Spiritual Path Roger D. Joslin's explanation of how to make a run a ritual of devotion.
Renee Beck, Sydney Barbara Metrick in The Art of Ritual Renee Beck and Sydney Barbara Merick on leaving home.
Charles Upton in Doorkeeper of the Heart Charles Upton on surrender through a poem by Rabi'a on devotion to God.
Shelley Brown, Sister Gargi (Marie Louise Burke) in Shafts of Light Makes a good case for seeing the Divine in others
Jim Forest in The Road to Emmaus Jim Forest on hospitality and the practices of Dorothy Day.
Martha Howard, Wayne Teasdale in Awakening The Spirit, Inspiring the Soul Thirty stories of interspiritual discovery in the community of faiths.
Chris Hedges in War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning Chris Hedges's description on how war mirrors love.
Kenneth J. Dale in 90 at 90 A meditation of all the invisible energies in our world from electronic waves from cell phones to the voice of the Holy Spirit.
Kyle T. Kramer in A Time to Plant Kyle Kramer on hospitality as difficult and full of discomfort and messiness.
David Steindl-Rast, Robert Aitkin in The Ground We Share Robert Aitken and David Steindl-Rast on cynicism as an expression to avoid knowing the greater meaning of something.
Carolyn Hobbs in Free Yourself Carolyn Hobbs on what freedom is and the gifts it brings.
Gabrielle Roth in Sweat Your Prayers Gabrielle Roth on making an offering by sweating as prayer.
R. Wayne Willis in Hope Notes R. Wayne Willis's teaching story on what is needed to move beyond fear to a more hopeful world.
Mary Oliver in Blue Iris A celebration of the bounties and blessings of nature.
Georg Feuerstein in The Deeper Dimension of Yoga A delineation of the meaning of spiritual recovery and transformation through Yoga.
William Damon, Anne Colby in The Power of Ideals Reasons for studying humility as a virtue practiced by moral leaders.
Eknath Easwaran in God Makes the Rivers to Flow A poem by Swami Sivananda on the way to peace.
His Holiness The Dalai Lama in The Dalai Lama's Little Book of Compassion His Holiness the Dalai Lama on bringing respect and harmony between religions.
D. Patrick Miller in Living with Miracles D. Patrick Miller on forgiving oneself as the core of this spiritual practice.
Donna Schaper in Grace at Table Donna Schaper on reframing grace for sacred chow.
Anne Rowthorn in Song of the Universe Dom Helder Camara's poem on reverencing the earth as our teacher.
Robert Farrar Capon in Genesis A salute to the goodness of all creation and what that means for us.
Don Golden, Rob Bell in Jesus Wants to Save Christians Rob Bell and Don Golden on how God cares about human suffering.
James Braxton Peterson in Prison Industrial Complex For Beginners A roundup of changes that need to be made if the U.S. is to alter its status as the world's leading incarcerator.
Rosalind Bradley in A World of Prayer Fethullah Gulen on writing love on the hearts of newborn babies.
Mark Barrett in Crossing Mark Barrett's story of a woman feeling God's presence when she prayed by listening and relaxing.
His Holiness The Dalai Lama, Howard C. Cutler in The Art of Happiness, 10th Anniversary Edition The Dalai Lama on how true spirituality is a mental attitude which you can practice at any time.
Jane Nelsen in Serenity Jane Nelsen on how the illusion of insecurity is powerful when taken seriously.