Topic Conversations Resources for creating a hospitable spirit. Spiritual Practices Ten Ways to Love Your Enemy Tools for awakening patience, kindness, openness, and compassion in our relationships. Spiritual Practice Feature Using Lectio Divina to Face Conflicts How a classic practice can be used to heal difficult relationships. Quotes What is Democracy? A collection of quotes on the many facets of this way of life.
Project Overview The Practicing Democracy Project An overview of our curated resources and spiritual practices for individuals and groups wanting to practice democracy. (Click on the blue icons to navigate to other content sections.)
Survey What We Learned People's hopes, fears, needs, and ideas about democracy.
Book Review Transforming Communities An inspiring vision of how people are affecting community renewal.
Book Excerpt Getting a Grip The ten arts of democracy from active listening to celebration and mentoring.
Childern's Books Stories about children (and a moody cow) using sitting and walking meditation to deal with difficult emotions.
Prayer A Book of Uncommon Prayer A desperate prayer for patience, muttering, bubbling, nattering, and preening politicians.
Spiritual Practice I Am More Than This A simple practice for countless situations when you need to get a wider perspective on what's happening to you.
Topic Enemies Tools to help us face not only external conflicts but also inner enemies like arrogance, fear, and ingratitude.