Recent Spiritual Readings of the Day

David A. Cooper in Three Gates to Meditation Practice David A. Cooper's personal story of being present.
Matthieu Ricard, Christophe Andre, Alexandre Jollien in In Search of Wisdom Alexandre Jollien on turning daily life into a practice ground.
Ezra Bayda, Josh Bartok in Saying Yes to Life Ezra Bayda's practical and inspirational aphorisms to face the challenges of fear.
Milton Brasher-Cunningham in Keeping the Feast Milton Brasher-Cunningham on why taking your time is the key to cooking or eating a great meal.
Patricia H. Livingston in Let in the Light Patricia Livingston on looking for good in our lives.
Ajahn Chah in Being Dharma Ajahn Chah's unique take on being present.
Jane Vennard in Praying for Friends and Enemies Jane E. Vennard on imagining struggle and suffering in devotional prayers to attend to the need in our immediate situations.
Diarmuid O'Murchu in God in the Midst of Change Diarmuid O'Murchu on the elements of spirituality in modern times.
David I. Rome in Your Body Knows The Answer An exercise using focused attention as you wander with wonder.
Barry Lopez in About This Life A reminder of the remarkable things our hands know.
Ben Hewitt, Penny Hewitt in The Nourishing Homestead Ben and Penny Hewitt's touchstone principles, ideas, and ideals for making decisions.
Mary Manin Morrissey in No Less Than Greatness Mary Manin Morrissey on the meaning of faith.
Sue Mosteller in A Place to Hold My Shaky Heart How community life pushes the limits of our idealism in loving others.
Dawn Brunke in Animal Teachings Dawn Brunke on how rhinos teach us about patience and perseverance.
Gabrielle Roth in Maps to Ecstasy Gabrielle Roth on how your body is the expression of your existence.
Sarah L. Kaufman in The Art of Grace The importance of self-control for beautiful behavior and control of the heart.
Jane Bluestein in The Parent's Little Book of Lists Jane Bluestein's list of 16 ways to model courtesy.
Jane Hirshfield in Women in Praise of the Sacred A poem by Ly Ngoc Keiu on wonder.
Coleman Barks, Jalal Al-Din Rumi in The Soul of Rumi Coleman Barks' translation of Rumi's poem "There You Are."
Nancy Roth in An Invitation to Christian Yoga Nancy Roth on a yoga exercise of attention as a form of body prayer for Christians.
Anneli Rufus in Stuck Anneli Rufus on how stories of suffering and pain are magnified by the media in a culture which emphasizes it hurts so bad.
John S. Dunne in The Mystic Road of Love John S. Dunne on bringing back to God the love that comes from God.
Phil Cousineau in The Soul of the World The Book of Hours as a medieval best-seller, intended for ordinary people as well as clergy.
Kay Redfield Jamison in Exuberance Kay Redfield Jamison with a lively and imaginative treatment of exuberance.
Judith Fitzgerald, Michael Oren Fitzgerald in The Spirit of Indian Women Judith Fitzgerald and Michael Oren Fitzgerald on devotion from Polingaysi Qoyawayma (Elizabeth White), Hopi.
Marie Dennis, Oscar Romero, Renny Golden, Scott Wright in Oscar Romero Marie Dennis's brief look at the authentic teaching of the church.
Robert Thurman in Essential Tibetan Buddhism Robert Thurman quoting Geshe Langri Tangpa Dorjey Sengey's Eight Verses on Mind Development which espouse a kind way of being.