Inkwell: Simple Writing Practices to Restore Your Soul
Tired. Uninspired. Emotionally exhausted. Overwhelmed. Burned out. In a world where the pace seems to get faster and the problems seem intractable, more and more people feel they just can't go on as they have been doing. The truth is, we're much better at caring for our bodies than caring for our spirits. In Inkwell, writing instructor and professor Anne Whitney shows how writing can be a powerful tool for your spiritual self-care.
Breath Prayer: An Ancient Practice for the Everyday Sacred
Christine Valters Paintner, abbess of Abbey of the Arts, introduces us to the spiritual practice of breath prayer and offers beautiful poem-prayers for walking, working, dressing, cleaning, sitting in silence, doing the dishes, living in community--breathing the divine into our daily lives. Over time these recitations become as natural as breathing. We don't so much recite the prayers as the prayers recite us, guide us, and open our hearts to the everyday sacred.
Church of the Wild: How Nature Invites Us into the Sacred
Like many who feel unfulfilled by traditional faith expressions, Victoria Loorz went in search of a spirituality strong enough to reckon with the unraveling of her vocation, identity, and planet, and found herself in the wilderness. As cofounder of the Wild Church Network and Seminary of the Wild, Loorz invites us to reimagine our relationship with and deepen our commitment to a suffering planet by falling in love with it--and calling it church.
Jesus for Farmers and Fishers: Justice for All Those Marginalized by Our Food System
Food producers in America are in the midst of one of the most severe farm crises of the last half-century. Yet we are largely unaware of the plight of those whose hands and hearts toil to sustain us. In Jesus for Farmers and Fishers, Gary Nabhan offers a fresh look at the parables of Jesus to bring us into a heart of compassion for those in the food economy hit by this crisis.
12 Tiny Things: Simple Ways to Live a More Intentional Life
In a culture that says bigger is better, it is subversive work to take tiny, lasting steps toward learning and growth. In 12 Tiny Things Ellie Roscher and Heidi Barr journey with us through twelve essential areas of life--space, work, spirituality, food, style, nature, communication, home, sensuality, creativity, learning, and community--inviting us to take one tiny action at a time to open up growth and renewal.
Ladder to the Light: An Indigenous Elder's Meditations on Hope and Courage
Native America knows something about cultivating resilience and resisting darkness. Choctaw elder and Episcopal priest Steven Charleston offers words of hard-won hope, rooted in daily conversations with the Spirit and steeped in Indigenous wisdom. For all who yearn for hope, Ladder to the Light is a book of comfort, truth, and challenge in a time of anguish and fear. Night will not last forever. Together we can climb toward the light.
From the Depths: Prayers for Grieving the Loss of a Partner
From the Depths is for those who have suffered the loss of their beloved. These prayers, located in the context of immense suffering and belief in a loving God, help us pray through the most difficult times and find God within.
Coming to God in the Stillness: Discovering the Power of Contemplative Prayer
In a simple style with very practical emphasis, Dutch Catholic spiritual leader Jim Borst outlines twelve stages of contemplative prayer, offering readers an easy-to-follow guide. Through this classic primer, discover the power of meeting God in the silence and stillness of contemplation.
Our Last Best Act: Planning for the End of Our Lives to Protect the People and Places We Love
How do we align our end-of-life choices with our values?
In a world experiencing a climate crisis and a culture that avoids discussions about death and dying, environmentalist and educator Mallory McDuff takes readers on a journey to discover new, sustainable practices around death and dying--and how it's possible to make end-of-life choices that honor our values, create a sustainable legacy, and help to heal the earth.
We Cry Justice: Reading the Bible with the Poor People's Campaign
In We Cry Justice, leaders of the Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival uncover what the Bible really says about justice and poverty. Liz Theoharis is joined by pastors, organizers, scholars, low-wage workers, and people in poverty in interpreting sacred stories about the poor seeking healing, justice, and freedom. Find in the pages of Scripture God's persistent call to repair the breach and fight poverty, not the poor.
The Peacemaker's Path: Multifaith Reflections to Deepen Your Spirituality
Now more than ever, people are painfully divided politically, religiously, and culturally. And yet, there is a commonality in our faith traditions that can help us create a greater sense of community in which our differences are honored. Through daily readings that explore the tenets, teachings, writings, and prayers of the world's major religions, The Peacemaker's Path shows us that we have much more in common than what divides us.
Thy Queendom Come: Breaking Free from the Patriarchy to Save Your Soul
Telling the stories of some of the strongest women in all of Scripture, Thy Queendom Come offers Christian women a new path forward - a revolutionary new spirituality, and a revolutionary word to describe it: queendom. We can leave the narrow kingdom behind and embrace a more vibrant and just spiritual life.
You Can Talk To God Like That: The Surprising Power of Lament to Save Your Faith
In You Can Talk to God Like That, pastor Abby Norman shows us that we can talk honestly to God, despite what we may have been told. You'll be encouraged to express your anger and pain to God and feel relief that you can be honest even when things are not okay. Learn to reclaim this ancient practice of lament and refresh your relationship with a God who has always wanted your whole self.
The Gospel for Cat Lovers
This whimsical little book brings the joy and wisdom of cats to life in a whole new way, reminding us that knowing and loving cats is a wonderful blessing.
The Gospel for Dog Lovers
This whimsical little book brings the joy and wisdom of dogs to life in a whole new way, reminding us that knowing and loving dogs is a wonderful blessing.
Take What You Need: Life Lessons after Losing Everything
As Jen Crow and her family sifted through the rubble of a house fire, the mantra "Take what you need and leave the rest behind" took on a new meaning. By turns a survival guide and a spiritual companion, this book offers hope, humor, and real-life spiritual tools to help us meet the hardest moments of our lives and take only what we truly need.
A More Perfect Union: A New Vision for Building the Beloved Community
America is at a spiritual and political crossroads. A new narrative is needed to counter the discord in her politics and culture, a new way forward rooted in Martin Luther King Jr.'s vision of community. A More Perfect Union calls for a shared vision that transcends partisanship to live out America's best ideals and realize a more perfect union.
A Journey of Sea and Stone: How Holy Places Guide and Renew Us
In A Journey of Sea and Stone, spiritual director Tracy Balzer takes us along as she journeys to the revered Isle of Iona in Scotland. She carries with her key questions of the spiritual life: Where is God? Who am I? What can I offer the world? With Balzer as our guide, and through the storied history of Iona, we see that all sacred spaces can offer us a unique path to God.
You Don't Owe Anyone: Free Yourself from the Weight of Expectations
You Don't Owe Anyone invites perfectionists, workaholics, people pleasers, and strivers to make surprising choices that free us from the weight of expectations. Caroline Garnet McGraw's personal stories serve as a compassionate witness and a wakeup call, inspiring us to move our life in new, positive directions. She shows us what it looks like to refuse to over-function in the old ways, empowering us to move past perfectionism to heal our hearts.
The Sandbox Revolution: Raising Kids for a Just World
It is a complex time to be a parent. Our climate is in crisis, economic inequality is deepening, and violence is escalating. How can parents cultivate in their children a love of the earth, a cry for justice, and a commitment to nonviolence? Written by parents who are also writers, teachers, organizers, artists, gardeners, and activists, The Sandbox Revolution offers a diversity of voices and experiences to guide us on a journey of justice-focused parenting.
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