Join us in tackling this environmental, economic, and social problem as a central element of spiritual activism. These quotes, e-course, spiritual practices, films, books, organizations, teachers, and memes about global warming and climate change call us to change our habits and ideas to actions that embody peace with the world around us and those with whom we share it.
Cross over the barrier of difference to listen to the other, move toward mutual understanding and respect, forge new relationships, and engage in peacemaking. These book and film reviews, book excerpts, spiritual practices, articles, blogs, e-courses, quotes and more will help you build the courage to face the challenges of otherness, along with understanding, hospitality, and empathy.
Take a look at the nature of animosity and what we can do from our end to replace it with kindness, hospitality, openness, and compassion. These spiritual practices, articles, blogs, book excerpts and recommendations, film reviews, poems, prayers, quotes, teachings stories and more offer an abundance of methods to face, heal, and bring peace to both internal and external conflicts.
Extend your awareness of our interdependence with those who have experienced violence in which guns play a part and expand your peacemaking efforts on all our behalf. These spiritual practices, articles, blogs, books and excerpts, film reviews, poetry, teaching stories, rituals, prayers, and quotes provide a multifaceted look at the issues of gun violence and gun control.
Consider experiencing the serenity of a monastic life as part of your spiritual journey. Books and movies about the life of monks, nuns, and lay people living a contemplative life offer a treasure trove of devotional opportunities and resources to facilitate your inner and outer peace.
Gain a deeper understanding of racism in our world and develop empathy and compassion for its victims. These books, books excerpts, quotes, blog posts, personal explorations, and more provide antidotes to the fears and resentments at the root of racism through the spiritual practices of Compassion, Connections, Hope, Hospitality, Imagination, Justice, Kindness, Listening, Love, Meaning, Openness, Peace, Reverence, Shadow, Transformation, Unity, and X – The Mystery.
Practice equanimity through being open, flexible, and willing to look again. These articles, books, prayers, spiritual practices, and other resources offer a pathway to practice greater respect for our bodies, our elders, the rights of others, nature, animals, places, and more.
Explore the spiritual significance of not knowing with books, articles, art, blogs, films, memes, music, and more about opening our hearts to the unexpected turns in our lives. These resources help us accept the mysterious as tokens of God’s grace and presence, and open us to the accompanying riches of wonder, meaning, peace, and reverence.
Lift your spirit through exploring walking as a spiritual practice. It yields many dividends, such as replenishment of the soul and connection with the natural world, as well as facilitating problem-solving, self-esteem, health and healing, and heightened attention. Our resources on walking – books, excerpts, children’s books, films, prayers, quotes, and practices – can help you enjoy these benefits and others, such as encouraging dialogue and conviviality, leading to richer conversations, activating the imagination, opening the creative process, filling a devotional role, and providing peace and contentment in stressful times.