Recent Spiritual Readings of the Day

Franklin D. Lewis in Rumi: Past and Present, East and West Franklin D. Lewis on understanding Rumi by understanding his roots in many traditions.
Richard Rohr in Adam's Return Richard Rohr on recognizing how negative is contained inside the positive.
Walter Wink in The Powers That Be Walter Wink on God's all-inclusive love.
Alissa Quart in Squeezed A look into the plight of highly educated poor in America.
Svein Myreng in Plum Poems Svein Myreng's poem called "Tears."
Seyyed Hossein Nasr, William C. Chittick in The Essential Seyyed Hossein Nasr Seyyed Hossein Nasr on the sacredness of the body.
Joseph Emet in Buddha's Book of Sleep Joseph Emet on how worry can grow into a weed that we nourish.
Michael Norton in 365 Ways to Change the World Michael Norton on generosity making a difference in the world.
Cornel West in Race Matters The need for Black people in the United States to be hopeful.
Venerable Master Hsing Yun in Opening the Mind's Eye Venerable Master Hsing Yun on leading a life of meaning, virtue, and truth.
John R. Stowe in The Findhorn Book of Connecting with Nature John R. Stowe on imaginative ways to relate to a tree.
Sarah Samuel in Mindful Travelling A summary of Samuel's intent to help readers be open, curious, and present travelers.
Christina Feldman, Jack Kornfield in Soul Food A Sufi story on learning to love the dandelions in our life.
Ron Powers in No One Cares About Crazy People An assessment of the positive contributions mentally ill people can make to a community's regeneration.
Esther de Waal in Lost in Wonder Encouragement to accept the elusive nature of the ancient Celtic tradition.
Eliza Blanchard in A Child's Book of Blessings and Prayers Rebecca Parker's love prayer (in book edited by Eliza Blanchard)
Henry Grayson in Use Your Body to Heal Your Mind Henry Grayson on keeping in touch with the messages your body is giving you.
Janis Abrahms Spring, Michael Spring in How Can I Forgive You? Janis Abrahms Spring on forgiveness as acceptance.
Jerusha Hull McCormack in Grieving Jerusha Hull McCormack on some of the meanings inherent in suffering and loss.
Neale Donald Walsch in Tomorrow's God Why the poverty of millions of people is a spiritual issue that must be addressed.
L. Robert Keck in Sacred Eyes L. Robert Keck on connecting with our soul through spirituality.
Chris Woods in Sudden Justice An overview of the beginnings of modern drone warfare and its dire effects on operators.
Marjory Zoet Bankson in The Soulwork of Clay Marjory Zoet Bankson on learning from working with clay about the meaning of choices we make about food, clothing, and transportation.
Jane Hirshfield, Robert Bly in Mirabai A version of one of the ecstatic poems of the fifteenth century poet and saint Mirabai.
Frederick Buechner in Secrets in the Dark Frederick Buechner on the importance of practicing kindness in human life.
Mimi Doe in Busy But Balanced Mimi Doe's ideas for spreading love among the children you know.
David Michie in Buddhism for Busy People David Michie on practicing kindness on a small scale.
Jane Richardson Jensen, Patricia Harris-Watkins in She Who Prays Jane Richardson Jensen and Patricia Harris-Watkins on a Service of Reconciliation that demonstrates the spiritual practice of hospitality.