Recent Spiritual Practices of the Day

Matt Damon, Ben Affleck in Good Will Hunting Bad things draw our attention
Joseph Telushkin in The Book of Jewish Values My wife and I periodically try to engage
Caroline W. Casey in Making the Gods Work for You At least if you're failing, you know
Celeste Snowber Schroeder in In the Womb of God My friend has a kaleidoscope she sometimes uses in her counseling practice. She invites her client to look through the kaleidoscope to catch a new perspective. God's Spirit within us is like this kaleidoscope; we need to be attentive to it so we can be transformed with new eyes.
Wayne Muller in Sabbath Bless strangers quietly, secretly
Sakya Pandita in Gems of Wisdom from the Seventh Dalai Lama When you have nothing meaningful to say
J. Brent Bill in Holy Silence Quakers are urged to see God in the faces of others
Joseph Nassal, Nancy Burke in How to Pray In Old World Christian countries
Charlotte Joko Beck in Finding What You Didn't Lose We need to approach our state of mind
Clarice Bryan in Expect Nothing Having five cats around the house helps me
Bawa Muhaiyaddeen in The Illuminated Prayer For those who have come to know God
Margaret Guenther in My Soul in Silence Waits Julian of Norwich talks of putting on God
Jacqueline Small in Embodying Spirit To move into the world of meaning
Ramon Lull in God Hunger Tell us, Lover! Do you possess riches?
Herman Hesse in The Wonders of Solitude Within you there is a stillness
Mother Teresa in No Greater Love Silence of the heart is necessary
Joanna Macy in Peace is the Way Look at the next person you see
Edward Hays in Secular Sanctity I see letters I have received as sacraments
Sandy Boucher in Opening the Lotus Rituals can lead to reverence
Donald Altman in Art of the Inner Meal I recall the story about a man
Michael Roach in The Diamond Cutter This particular quirk of the human mind
Rachel Naomi Remen in My Grandfather's Blessings Bless anything that shows you wisdom