Recent Spiritual Readings of the Day

Lucy A. Forster-Smith in College and University Chaplaincy in the 21st Century Linda J. Morgan-Clement on how nurturing the interstices makes us human.
David Steindl-Rast in 99 Blessings David-Steindl-Rast on blessings as carriers of our gratitude to God.
Jerry M. Ruhl, Robert A. Johnson in Living Your Unlived Life On raising the consciousness of the desires of one's unlived life.
Bradley Malkovsky in God's Other Children Bradley Malkovsky on the mysteries of God in encounters with other religions.
Tamarack Song in Entering the Mind of the Tracker Tamarack Song on how reading a boat's story and teachings takes patience and creativity.
Sarah Susanka in The Not So Big Life Sarah Susanka with a story of her love for a beautiful dish when she was a young girl.
Sandra Ingerman in Welcome Home Sandra Ingerman on trusting your psyche to know how to heal.
Sister Wendy Beckett in Joy Lasts Sister Wendy Beckett on the meaning of spiritual and religious in regard to art.
Daniel C. Maguire in Whose Church? Daniel C. Maguire, a progressive Catholic, on sexual pleasure and healthy spirituality.
Shaun McNiff in Art Heals Shaun McNiff on reflecting on images.
Hildegard of Bingen, Matthew Fox in Illuminations of Hildegard of Bingen Matthew Fox on Hildegard of Bingen's directive to stay wet or enthusiastic.
J. Krishnamurti in Where Can Peace Be Found? J. Krishnamurti on finding peace in a world where there is no peace.
Kate Vogt, Ron Nathwani in Mala of the Heart Rai Nathwani and Kate Voigt with five sacred poets who ponder the different dimensions of beauty.
Edwina Gateley, Robert Lentz in Christ in the Margins Edwina Gateley on the spiritual practice of reverence.
Amanda Owen in The Power of Receiving Amanda Owen on why receiving is more difficult than giving.
Helen Fisher in Anatomy of Love All the ways a kiss is not just a kiss.
Brian Vaszily in The Nine Intense Experiences Brian Vaszily on the importance of being quiet.
Gordon Livingston in Too Soon Old, Too Late Smart Gordon Livingston on the obligation of elderly to convey hope to their children.
Ram Dass in Be Here Now Ram Dass on the present moment.
Melannie Svoboda in Traits of a Healthy Spirituality Melannie Svoboda on the challenges and difficulties of the spiritual practice of hope.
Mary Oliver in Upstream Mary Oliver on her interest in spirituality, the links between us and everything else, and the woods as a temple.
Swami Adiswarananda in The Spiritual Quest and the Way of Yoga Reflections on Sri Ramakrishna's silent and profound life.
Willard Spiegelman in Senior Moments Willard Spiegelman's analysis of good conversation and great talkers.
Margaret Silf in Companions of Christ Reflections on August 6: the difference between radiance and radiation.
Aaron M. White, Scott Swartzwelder in What Are They Thinking?! Aaron White and Scott Swartzwelder on how one-third of teen texters send more than 100 texts per day.
Daniel Ladinsky in The Gift Hafiz with a poem about the spiritual practice of love.
Brennan Manning in The Importance of Being Foolish A challenge to live like Jesus instead of succumbing to the standards of the world.