Ways to practice Beauty include living simply, clearing clutter, nature walks, ikebana, the tea ceremony, and the specific spiritual practices below.

Very simple, yet lovely table setting with flowers and a lit candle.Add Beauty to Spiritual Practice by Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat reminds us how flowers and candles, for example, can make a plain moment special.

Beautiful green glass vase with fish designs on it, placed on a wooden table.Blessing Ceremony by Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat is a way to honor beautiful and meaningful objects.

Little boy wearing green gloves, putting some litter into a bag held by another child.Clean-Up Day by Kristin Ritzau provides suggestions for bringing beauty to your surroundings and connecting with your neighbors while saving and protecting your community.

A person holding a box of clothes labeled "Donate"Decluttering by Brooks Palmer encourages simplicity by offering strong, clear ways to tell which of your belongings are superfluous.

An octopus underwater with pretty colors and its tentacles floating around it.Finding Subtle Beauty by Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan teaches a Sufi practice for cultivating sensitivity and openness to the subtle beauty behind the apparently ugly.

Tomato soup served in pretty white bowls with gold silverware.Good Dishes by Susyn Reeve advocates for treating everyday meals as special occasions for appreciating the beauty of flowers, crystal, and your good dishes.

Look for Beauty by Jim Forest inspires us to follow the example of Dorothy Day in finding beauty in all faces and places.

Painting of a woman bending through a mirror, embracing herself.Looking Beyond the Facade by Shoni Labowitz urges us to look at ourselves and others through lenses that color everything in beauty.

Closeup of a man's hands holding a homemade ceramic challis.Notice Beauty in Worship by Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat calls us to pay attention to every act of worship as an expression of beauty.

A blue peacock with his tail spread out behind him.The Peacock by Mike George helps you set an intention to look at each person and object with fresh eyes so you will see their overlooked beauty.

A dark blue night sky with zillions of tiny stars.Perfection in the Sky by Tom Cowan calls us to recognize the beauty that cannot be achieved on earth but which nonetheless brings us peace and wonder.

Several Women's Beauty magazine covers together.What Is Your Ideal Beauty by Julia Cameron offers an exercise for rejecting media manipulation and embracing a sense of style and beauty that includes yourself.

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