Recent Spiritual Practices of the Day

Ayya Khema in Be an Island To be nobody does not mean
Mark Epstein in Going on Being One who can tolerate his own terror
Brenda Peterson in American Nature Writing 1994 The Hopi Indians of Arizona believe
Kent Nerburn in Calm Surrender Forgiveness is an embrace
Molly Wolf in A Place Like Any Other It's funny how many of our problems result from expectations
Diarmuid O'Murchu in Poverty, Celibacy, and Obedience One of Jesus' favorite visual aids
Doris Grumbach in Fifty Days of Solitude Quakers. During their worship service
Linda Hogan in Dwellings A woman once described a friend of hers
Kabir Helminski in The Knowing Heart Hearts need education and refinement
Dorothy Day in Dorothy Day: Selected Writings If we all carry a little of the burden
G.K. Chesterton in Celebrate Your Child Taking things with gratitude
Peter Reinhart in Bread Upon the Waters The pastor at my church often concludes
Clark Strand in The Wooden Bowl I once saw a cartoon
C.S. Lewis in God Hunger This hunger is better than
Joan Chittister in Wisdom Distilled from the Daily Hospitality means we take people
Maurine Stueart Roshi in Hidden Spring Whatever comes, good or bad, don't make a move
Wayne Teasdale in The Other Half of My Soul Transformation is the fruit of mystical revelation
Will Brinton in Love and the World When you walk on the Earth
Merle Shain in Hearts That We Broke Long Ago The roots of love sink down and deep
Susan Jeffers in Embracing Uncertainty Don't forget to include giving love
Tracy Cochran, Jeff Zaleski in Transformations Transformation -- the sudden understanding
Kadampa saying in Meditations to Transform the Mind Whenever you see a fault in others
Sue Bender in Everyday Sacred On the day of their marriage