Group Reads from SkyLight Paths

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The Advent of God’s Word: Listening for the Power of the Divine Whisper—A Daily Retreat and Devotional

Rev. Dr. Brenda K. Buckwell, Obl. OSB

Birthing God: Women's Experiences of the Divine

Lana Dalberg
Foreword by Kathe Schaaf

Claiming Earth as Common Ground: The Ecological Crisis through the Lens of Faith

Andrea Cohen-Kiener
Foreword by Rev. Sally Bingham

Conversation—The Sacred Art: Practicing Presence in an Age of Distraction

Diane M. Millis, PhD
Foreword by Rev. Tilden Edwards, PhD

Creative Aging: Rethinking Retirement and Non-Retirement in a Changing World

Marjory Zoet Bankson

Dancing Mindfulness: A Creative Path to Healing and Transformation

Jamie Marich, PhD, LPCC-S
Foreword by Christine Valters Paintner, PhD, Obl. OSB, REACE

A Dangerous Dozen: 12 Christians Who Threatened the Status Quo but Taught Us to Live Like Jesus

The Rev. Canon C. K. Robertson, PhD
Foreword by Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Daughters of the Desert: Stories of Remarkable Women from Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Traditions

Claire Rudolf Murphy, Meghan Nuttall Sayres, Mary Cronk Farrell, Sarah Conover, and Betsy Wharton

Decision Making & Spiritual Discernment: The Sacred Art of Finding Your Way

Nancy L. Bieber

Deepening Engagement: Essential Wisdom for Listening and Leading with  Purpose, Meaning and Joy

Diane M. Millis, PhD
Foreword by Rob Lehman

Finding God Beyond Religion: A Guide for Skeptics, Agnostics & Unorthodox Believers Inside & Outside the Church

Tom Stella
Foreword by The Rev. Canon Marianne Wells Borg

Fully Awake and Truly Alive: Spiritual Practices to Nurture Your Soul

Rev. Jane E. Vennard
Foreword by Rami Shapiro

Gathering at God's Table: The Meaning of Mission in the Feast of Faith

Katharine Jefferts Schori

God the <i>What</i>?: What Our Metaphors for God Reveal about Our Beliefs in God

Carolyn Jane Bohler

Golden Rule and the Games People Play: The Ultimate Strategy for a Meaning-Filled Life

Rami Shapiro

Honest to God Prayer: Spirituality as Awareness, Empowerment, Relinquishment  and Paradox

Kent Ira Groff

Laugh Your Way to Grace: Reclaiming the Spiritual Power of Humor

Rev. Susan Sparks
America’s only female stand-up comedian with a pulpit

Like a Child: Restoring the Awe, Wonder, Joy and Resiliency of the Human Spirit

Rev. Timothy J. Mooney

Masking and Unmasking Ourselves: Interpreting Biblical Texts on Clothing & Identity

Dr. Norman J. Cohen

Openings, 2nd Edition: A Daybook of Saints, Sages, Psalms and Prayer Practices

Rev. Larry J. Peacock

The Passionate Jesus: What We Can Learn from Jesus about Love, Fear, Grief, Joy and Living Authentically

The Rev. Peter Wallace

Pilgrimage—The Sacred Art: Journey to the Center of the Heart

Dr. Sheryl A. Kujawa-Holbrook

The Qur'an and Sayings of Prophet  Muhammad: Selections Annotated & Explained

Annotation by Sohaib N. Sultan
Translation by Yusuf Ali
Revised by Sohaib N. Sultan
Foreword by Jane I. Smith

The Sacred Art of Listening: Forty Reflections for Cultivating a Spiritual Practice

Kay Lindahl
Illustrations by Amy Schnapper

Sacred Attention: A Spiritual Practice for Finding God in the Moment

Margaret D. McGee

Sacred Laughter of the Sufis: Awakening the Soul with the Mulla's Comic Teaching Stories and Other Islamic Wisdom

Imam Jamal Rahman

Secrets of a Soulful Marriage: Creating and Sustaining a Loving, Sacred Relationship

Jim Sharon, EdD, and Ruth Sharon, MS

She Lives!: Sophia Wisdom Works in the World

Rev. Jann Aldredge-Clanton, PhD

Soul Fire: Accessing Your Creativity

Thomas Ryan, CSP

Spiritual Gems of Islam: Insights & Practices from the Qur'an, Hadith, Rumi & Muslim Teaching Stories to Enlighten the Heart & Mind

Imam Jamal Rahman

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