This four-part e-course offers commentary, questions for reflection and practice, and journaling prompts to practice what you learn from Leslie Marmon Silko’s award-winning novel about loss, discovery, and healing on a Laguna reservation in New Mexico.
Exploring the Grapes of Wrath
Explore themes and practices for John Steinbeck’s classic about refugees from the Dust Bowl. This four-part e-course explores the necessity of connection, technological change, resilience and creativity with summaries, commentary, questions for reflection and practice, and journal invitations.
Exploring the Partly Cloudy Patriot
Explore the themes and practices from the Partly Cloudy Patriot, American author Sarah Vowell’s witty collection of essays in which she satirizes her own life side-by-side with America's national life. This course has five sessions, each including a summary of a portion of the book, commentary, questions for reflection and practice, and an invitation to journal about what you’re learning.
Exploring Their Eyes Were Watching God
Experience inspiration in Zora Neale Hurston’s book about a black woman’s struggle to prevail over discrimination. Each session of this four-part course offers a summary of a portion of the book, commentary, questions for reflection and practice, and an invitation to journal and practice what you’re learning.
Navigating Life’s Transitions
Learn understandings, practices, and rituals to support you through life changes. In this 12-session e-course, explore topics like the dynamics of life transition, nature’s role in guiding us, and more with Ron Pevny, Director of the Center for Conscious Eldering and an active leader in Sage-ing International.
Pilgrimage as a Journey of the Heart
Explore the many dimensions of pilgrimages for those called to the journey with Sheryl A. Kujawa-Holbrook, an Episcopal priest and professor of practical theology and Anglican studies. This 12-session e-course will introduce you to different ways to reflect on pilgrimage, offer corresponding practices, and help you develop an awareness and appreciation of how pilgrimage is part of your own life.
Practicing Spirituality with Richard Rohr
Explore the wisdom or Richard Rohr, a Franciscan priest and founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation. This 40-part e-course offers guidelines for getting your devotional life in sync with ethical actions while addressing such themes as the nature of faith, the presence of God, the transformative message of Jesus, the image of God inside us, and much more.
Learn from Thomas Moore, a pioneer in the art of soulful living, in this e-course on aging as the positive lifelong process of becoming a person. The 12 sessions focus on the inner aspect of aging — spirituality, eroticism, meaningful work and retirement, and especially the emotional and character developments that make you a real individual — while also addressing loneliness, legacy, youthfulness, anger, melancholy, being an elder, and a meaningful ending of life.
Take the opportunity to find a trained spiritual director with whom to share the discoveries and challenges of your spiritual journey. This introductory package of three one-hour sessions with a spiritual director offers spiritual companionship and mentoring.
The Gospel of Thomas for Advent
This 25-part e-course allows the Gospel of Thomas to lead you further into great Advent themes – watchfulness, spiritual generativity, the fullness of time, the play of light and darkness. Carefully selected wisdom sayings, brief commentary by Cynthia Bourgeault, and daily practice suggestions take you deeper into the profound mysteries of this holy season.
The Journey of the Soul in the Teachings of Rumi
Be nourished and inspired by the words of a true spiritual master. This 49-part e-course offers a deep exploration of key themes that form a coherent whole in the Sufi mystic’s literary and spiritual legacy.
The Spiritual Journey
Dive into spiritual formation with Contemplative Outreach and Thomas Keating's classic Spiritual Journey video series. Designed for a full year of study, this program guides participants through an integrated wisdom map of the awakening and healing that happens to seekers committed to the contemplative path of consent to God's presence and action within.
The Transformation of Suffering
Explore suffering as an evolutionary and transformative process in and through the divine/human experience — Christ in us, as us. This 20-session e-course includes excerpts from various Thomas Keating videos and writings, the wisdom of numerous contemplative witnesses and the practice of Visio Divina with the crucifix images of artist William Congdon.
The Way of the Spiritually Independent
Delve into the teachings of Rami Shapiro, a rabbi, teacher of interspirituality, and a translator and commentator on ancient religious texts. This 12-part e-course blends the teachings of the great saints and sages of the world’s religions with the techniques people have used for millennia to embody them; it also provides ways to work with the teachings so you can see relevance to your own understandings and daily activities.
Join bestselling author and television host Phi Cousineau in finding meaning and sacredness. This 12-session e-course provides a satchel-full of practices, rituals, and tricks of attention to give your next journey the most meaning, joy, and significance.