Spiritually Literate New Year's Resolutions New Year's Resolutions based on spiritual practices in the Alphabet of Spiritual Literacy. Being Present
Birthday of E. M. Forster Remembering the British writer who advised that we "Only connect" by savoring our connections to spe… Connections
Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation (PDP) Recalling the beginning of the end of the institution of slavery in the United States. Vision
St. Seraphim of Sarov Day Taking the advice of the Russian saint who taught that the best acquisition for the New Year is the … Faith
Feast Day of Mother Elizabeth Ann Seton Learning more about the first native-born American Catholic to be canonized, founder of the Sisters … Gratitude
George Washington Carver Day (PDP) Acknowledging the accomplishments and wisdom of the African-American agricultural researcher. Love
Epiphany Admiring the stars and adoring God in commemoration of the Three Magis' visit to the baby Jesus. Devotion
Birthday of Joan Baez (PDP) Celebrating the birthday of an American folksinger, songwriter, and activist. Justice
Feast Day of Brother Lawrence A day to practice everyday spirituality and entertain ourselves with God. Devotion
Birthday of Swami Vivekananda A day to celebrate the Indian spiritual teacher with ten spiritual practices consistent with his tho… Devotion
George Fox Day Acknowledging the legacy of the founder of the Quaker movement. Silence
Birthday of Albert Schweitzer A birthday tribute to a true citizen of the world, extraordinary humanitarian, and practitioner of r… Reverence
Tu B'Shevat Celebrating the Jewish New Year for Trees, Rosh HaShanah La'Ilanot Reverence
Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A day to remember the words and the actions of the civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureat… Hope
Birthday of Henri J. M. Nouwen (PDP) Contemplating the spiritual teachings of the prolific Christian writer, theologian, and pastor… Faith
Birthday of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Celebrate birthday by watching and discussing or listening to his music as a prayer. Nurturing
Mohandas K. Gandhi Day (PDP) Celebrate by reading about his life, savoring some of his one-liners, and watching the Academy… Peace
Birthday of Thomas Merton (PDP) A tribute to the Trappist monk, social activist, pioneer in interreligious dialogue, and bests… Devotion