A Simple Immediacy: Desert Wisdom for Advent
Prepare your body and psyche to live at a greater level of conscious mindfulness and compassionate gratitude, i.e., “Christ consciousness,” with Cynthia Bourgeault. This 27-part e-course offers teachings from the Desert Fathers and Mothers on classic Advent themes with commentary and practice suggestions for deepening your understanding.
In this 21-session e-course, learn from the writings of Robert Thurman, Robert A. Johnson, Brenda Shoshanna, Anthony de Mello, Hugh Prather, Robert Atwell, Robin Meyers, Rick Hanson, Philip Gulley, and others. Spiritual wisdom, reflections and practices will help you embrace contentment with who you are and where you are in your life.
In this 12-session e-course, embrace a new paradigm of becoming more by doing less, practicing self-care, and really paying attention. Spiritual writer, speaker, and gardener Terry Hershey suggests imaginative ways to practice pausing and to live more fully by doing so.
Practicing Spirituality at Home
Sanctify your home life with this 40-part e-course’s practices, rituals, reminders, and prayers to help you bring more focus and intentionality to the ordinary things you do at home. The course shares the insights of favorite writers on the subject, including Sue Bender, Brenda Peterson, Donna Schaper, Den Ming-Dao, Brian Doyle, Drew Leder, and Henri Nouwen.
Practicing Spirituality with Buddhists
Plunge into the riches of some of the finest Buddhist teachers of our day, such as the Dalai Lama, Thich Nhat Hanh, Pema Chodron, Lama Surya Das, Sharon Salzberg, and Sylvia Boorstein. With 40 sessions, this e-course is designed as a 40-day retreat, offering an abundant repository of wise practices you can use on your spiritual journey.
Practicing Spirituality with Ram Dass
Absorb wisdom from the life experience of American spiritual teacher, psychologist, and author Ram Dass. This e-course offers 40 emails with reflections and practices about being present, acting with compassion, conscious aging, deep listening, and more.
Practicing the Presence of God
Deepen your spiritual walk with this e-retreat, which was developed by Contemplative Outreach and led by David Frenette, Gail Fitzpatrick-Hopler, and Pamela Begeman, who weave in teachings from Father Thomas Keating. The 12 sessions offer ways to make every moment of your life a sacrament of communion with the Divine.
Presence – Relationship with Divine Love
Dive into fourteen centuries of Sufi wisdom universally relevant across spiritual traditions with Kabir Helminski, a Sufi Shaikh of the Mevlevi Order. This 12-session e-course explores themes like the education of the soul, consciously being here, connection to the Divine Source, embodied being, balancing the outer and the inner, balancing self and selflessness, and receptive emptiness.
The Miracle of Breath
Develop a breathing practice for personal healing, social engagement, and spiritual deepening through this 12-session e-course. Drew Leder, a professor of Western and Eastern Philosophy, suggests methods for experiencing full, relaxing, and healthy breath, and offers exercises/practices to cultivate awareness, relaxation, and compassion, including guided meditations.
Sacred Presence with the Dying
Learn how to truly be present with someone who is dying by creating a peaceful and sacred environment. This course was developed from her personal experiences Megory Anderson, theologian, teacher, and Executive Director of the Sacred Dying Foundation. The twelve sessions offer stories, spiritual lessons and readings, as well as practice suggestions, journal reflections, and vigil arrangements.
The Mindful Life
Learn how to bring the practice of mindfulness into everyday activities with Donald Altman, psychotherapist, award-winning author, former Buddhist monk, and international teacher and trainer. This course includes 12 sessions with practices, quotes, inspirations, videos, and audios, as well as a recording of a one-hour teleconference with Altman.
The Power of Reflection
Enjoy the guidance of Donald Altman, psychotherapist, intentional mindfulness trainer, award-winning writer, and former monk. This 12-session e-course offers helpful commentary, suggestions, and examples for integrating self-recollection and self-remembrance into your life.