Recent Spiritual Practices of the Day

Jean Pierre de Caussade in The Inner Treasure We must offer ourselves to God
Diane Johnson in Zen Soup Laughter is the jam on the toast of life
John Muir in Leather Tramp Journal Keep close to Nature's heart
Meister Eckhart in Original Blessing What good is it for me if Mary gave birth
Melanie Svoboda in Rummaging for God Truly great dancers are those who
The Talmud Accustom your tongue to say
Norvene Vest in Desiring Life A particularly distressing form of murmuring...
Ayya Khema in Visible Here and Now Do not blame the trigger
Joyce Rupp in The Cosmic Dance I've learned how not to be broken
Irma Zaleski in Living the Jesus Prayer A story is told about an old parishioner
Nachman of Breslov in Spiritual Literacy It's easy to criticize others
Patrick Henry in The Ironic Christian's Companion Hospitality invites to prayer before
Aegidius of Assisi in The Silent Cry I know a man who saw God
John Updike in Life Magazine I will try not to panic
Brenda Ueland in What You Didn't Lose Listening is a magnetic and strange
Darlene Cohen in Finding a Joyful Life in the Heart of Pain In many other cultures, it is commonplace
Hugh Prather in The Little Book of Letting Go Notice that the moment you become unhappy
Muhammed in The Knowing Heart Blessed are the strangers
Sharon Salzberg in Faith Questioning means
John Shelby Spong in Why Christianity Must Change or Die I once even printed a cross on my watch face
Parker Palmer in I will Not Die an Unlived Life No punishment anyone might inflict
Hafez in The Spiritual Wisdom of Hafez Every building you see is destructible
Dov Ber ben Avraham of Mezeritch in Hasidic Wisdom Sometimes you have to rake through many ashes...
Ronald Rolheiser in The Holy Longing If you have ever been shamed in your enthusiasm