Recent Spiritual Practices of the Day

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin in Silent Hope We only have to go a little beyond
Henri Nouwen in Raw Faith I can only fly freely
Annellen Simpkins, C. Alexander in Simple Zen This deeply felt warmth for one's possessions
Christopher Titmuss in Light on Enlightenment It is only natural to appreciate the recognition
Macrina Wiederkehr in Behold Your Life A prayer of hospitality to hold others in our heart
Ben Azzai in Humanity in the Jewish Tradition Do not regard anyone with contempt
Ayya Khema in Be an Island There is a story about Achaan Cha
Leonard Sweet in A Cup of Coffee at the Soul Cafe Our duty is not to see through one another . . .
Mark I. Rosen in Thank You for Being Such a Pain In the school of life, difficult people
Wendell Berry in A Timbered Choir When we work well, a Sabbath mood
Kent Nerburn in Calm Surrender Forgiveness is an embrace
J. Krishnamurti in The Zen of Listening To observe without evaluating
Ayya Khema in Be an Island To be nobody does not mean
Diarmuid O'Murchu in Poverty, Celibacy, and Obedience One of Jesus' favorite visual aids
Henri J. M. Nouwen in Bread for the Journey All the great spiritual leaders in history
Mark Epstein in Going on Being One who can tolerate his own terror
Kabir Helminski in The Knowing Heart Hearts need education and refinement
Linda Hogan in Dwellings A woman once described a friend of hers
G.K. Chesterton in Celebrate Your Child Taking things with gratitude
Dorothy Day in Dorothy Day: Selected Writings If we all carry a little of the burden
Brenda Peterson in American Nature Writing 1994 The Hopi Indians of Arizona believe