Book Reviews

Spiritual Practice for Crazy Times A practical resource to help you build your own spiritual routine. Attention
Lord, Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace Essays on the prayer styles of early Franciscans with suggested liturgies on prayers of St. Francis, St. Clare, and the Holy Fools. Devotion
Vesper Flights Wonder-filled essays on the marvels of the natural world and the threats to non-human survival. Wonder
The Buddhist on Death Row The remarkable story of a prisoner's transformation into a bodhisattva. Compassion
Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World An inventive and cogent examination of what changes will come after or can result from the pandemic. Meaning
All We Can Save An astonishingly rich and informative survey of ways to cope with climate change from women's spiritual perspectives. Reverence
Sacred Inquiry Questing and openness are family. Questing
Be Water, My Friend Lessons from the life and spiritual practices of the martial artist. You
The Way of Suffering A multidimensional collection of essays, stories, and poems about the manifold meanings and challenges accompanying suffering. X-The Mystery
Eye of the Heart A masterful presentation of a map of the cosmos with a focus on the energy exchanges between the visible and invisible worlds. Imagination
In the House of Remembering Thirty sohbets or spiritual conversations about the Sufi path from a shaikh of the Mevlevi Order. Devotion
The Upswing A bold and visionary call for a communitarian society. Transformation
The Hidden Habits of Genius A rollicking exploration of the character traits of geniuses. Wonder
The Awe Factor An exploration of the effects of awe experiences with some tips and tools to help you have them. Reverence
Giving Grief Meaning Heart-centered healing practices for times of grief. Transformation
Opening to Grief A good beginner's manual on grief packed with spiritual practices repurposed for this common human experience. Transformation
Random Acts of Kindness A delightful book that puts some snap, crackle, and pop into your acts of kindness. Kindness
Windows to the Soul A collection of short pieces of wisdom to nourish your soul. Peace
Peaceful Heart A substantive look at how patience can be an antidote to aggression and help us maintain a peaceful heart. Peace
The Book of Moods A book conveying a lot of everyday wisdom through the best use of illustrative quotations we've seen in 2020. You