Recent Spiritual Readings of the Day
Dan Wakefield in How Do We Know When It's God? Dan Wakefield's musing on grace.
Lisa Kemmerer in Animals and World Religions Lisa Kemmerer on animals in indigenous traditions being seen as part of one's extended family.
Regina Sara Ryan in Praying Dangerously Regina Sara Ryan's intense devotional prayer.
Andrew Juniper in Wabi Sabi Andrew Juniper on the beauty of the Japanese aesthetic of wabi sabi, which has been called the art of impermanence.
Thich Nhat Hanh in Love Letter to the Earth Thich Nhat Hanh on how Mother Earth is present in every cell of our bodies.
Geshe Kelsang Gyatso in The New Meditation Handbook A contemplation to help develop equanimity.
Mary Crescenzo in The Planet Alzheimer’s Guide Painting to draw upon fleeting memories.
Jane Bartlett in Parenting With Spirit Jane Bartlett on making altars as living creations that echo both the world around your family and the world within to enhance your devotion practice.
Joseph Rael in House of Shattering Light Joseph Rael's mystical passage about listening and true communication.
Allen Berger in 12 Stupid Things That Mess Up Recovery Allen Berger's poem about the pain of recovery.
Julie Clawson in Everyday Justice Examples of projects undertaking by caring individuals to support fair trade.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Dear Lama Zopa Lama Zopa Rinpoche on the karma of war.
Eknath Easwaran in Words to Live By Eknath Easwaran on little signs of the Lord throughout the universe.
Beth Miller in The Woman's Book of Resilience Beth Miller on having the strength, courage, and compassion to forgive.
Kevin Anderson in Divinity in Disguise Kevin Anderson's examples of the art of everyday spirituality and the spiritual practice of joy.
Larry Snyder in Think and Act Anew Larry Snyder on how poverty surrounds us everywhere in the new economic reality.
Arthur Rosenfeld in Tai Chi - The Perfect Exercise Arthur Rosenfeld on how Tai chi creates harmony in the mind and in the body.
Yitzhak Buxbaum in Storytelling and Spirituality in Judaism Yitzhak Buxbaum on how changes can be made in an ancient story if it deepens meaning.
Richard A. Hasler in Surprises Around the Bend Richard A. Hasler on nurturing a walking program.
Adyashanti in Resurrecting Jesus Adyanshanti on how Jesus broke down the barriers which separated people.
N. Michael Murphy in The Wisdom of Dying N. Michael Murphy on the importance of witnessing as part of the dying process.
Sue Bender in Everyday Sacred Sue Bender on watching her son wash his truck.
Gina Marie Mammano in Camino Divina: Walking the Divine Way An adventure into the liminal, "Edging the Gaps at Ebey's Bluff," inspired by the writings of Annie Dillard.
John V. Nolan in Faces of Muhammad A summary of surprising portrayals of Muhammad.
Joan Chittister in Two Dogs and a Parrot An important lesson about acceptance from Danny the puppy.
Jonathan Sacks in The Dignity of Difference Jonathan Sacks on hospitality to diversity and interconnectedness as enlarging the sphere of human possibilities.
Nancy Mairs in A Troubled Guest Nancy Mairs on suffering as a source of meaning.
Liz Hill, Ruthie Rosauer in Singing Meditation Ruthie Rosauer and Liz Hill affirming the spiritual benefits of singing sacred songs together in a group.