Garden are special places – spiritual places – because they engage our senses, evoke our sense of wonder, bathe us in beauty, and connect us to a wider nonhuman world. They provide us a place of play and transformation – a setting where we can celebrate both The Mystery and our own larger being. These books, audios, movies, and quotes show how gardening can be a spiritual practice and how being in a garden can be a spiritual experience.
Find exuberance in the spiritual nature of happiness. Books and films reflecting happiness, plus a mini-course of quotes from all spiritual traditions about happiness, offer a multidimensional understanding of its sources and effects.
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 play, 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.