A lesson in hope and faith—and that there are some things beyond our control—for every child who worries about what comes next. This engaging story from award-winning author Sandy Eisenberg will inspire kids and adults to bless each new day and night.
Adam and Eve were enjoying their first day on earth when they noticed the sky growing darker. They were frightened. Was God taking away the sun? With the first sunset, Adam and Eve learn how to get through the night and not be afraid of the dark.
Listening for the Power of the Divine Whisper—A Daily Retreat and Devotional
6 x 9, 208 pp
Quiet your heart and listen for the loving whispers of God through this daily Advent retreat experience. Offers compelling reflections on the season's traditional scripture readings and creative ways to let God's word sink deep into your heart and soul, including journaling with mandalas, audio divina and meditative movement.
A father's struggle to understand his daughter's sudden death becomes a ruthlessly honest, lyrical and wise exploration of life. Takes the experience of loss beyond the confines of the personal, finding universal meaning and hope in the details of grief.
Speaking Faith to the Media, Policy Makers and Community
6 x 9, 192 pp
Ideas and strategies for expressing a clear, forceful, progressive religious point of view that is too often under-represented in public discourse. Presents new language and methods for effective communication with the media, policy makers and community.
With a remarkable range of cultural understanding and spiritual insight—from Salman Rushdie to soccer to sauerkraut—uncovers the mystical meaning of our everyday lives, through 26 chapters, A–Z, on such topics as awe, bodies, creativity and dreams.
For laypeople and clergy of any denomination. Examines how and why religious ritual works—or doesn't. Uses social science, theology and common sense to explain the key roles symbolism and liturgy can play in meaningful and fulfilling communal worship.
A poetic and potent treatise on strategy still internationally in use in military training. Yet its principles transcend warfare and have practical applications to all the conflicts and crises we face—in our workplaces, our families, even within ourselves.
Finding Your Sacred Center through the Art of Beadwork
7 x 9, 240 pp, w/ 40+ b/w photos 40 diagrams 8-page color insert
Rich with personal stories, exercises and beading projects, offers multiple ways to explore beading as a spiritual journey of self-discovery. Each project has a meditative experience to encourage a contemplative spirit and creative play.
Mixing sparks of curiosity and spiritual imagination, creatively shows how God is with us every day, in every way. A vibrant invitation to children and their adults to explore—together—what, where, and how God is in our lives.
A Hindu classic with universal appeal for people of all faith traditions who turn to its inspirational support in the struggles of life, its consolation in times of grief, and its deeply moving promise of God's love and guidance.
Grounded in raw experience, forty women relate Spirit-filled moments. Ideal for spiritual seekers and leaders of all faiths, these powerful stories invite you to consider the origins of your own spirituality and to deepen your relationship with God.
This colorful book introduces you to Black Elk—from his childhood in the American West to his efforts to teach the world about his people's religion and culture—and his belief that we all have the power to make the world a better place.
What Christians Can Learn from Buddhists about Suffering
6 x 9, 208 pp
Takes you on a lively, sometimes light-hearted, journey through nine Buddhist practices that can bring "blessed relief" to a wide range of human suffering—and teaches you skills to reduce suffering in the long term for yourself and others.
Prayers and Ceremonies to Celebrate God's Creatures, Wild and Tame
5 x 7¼, 256 pp
A beautiful collection of blessings, prayers and meditations from many faith traditions about the creatures, wild and tame, that inhabit our world. Includes memorial prayers and prayers for an animal suffering illness or injury.
A Spiritual Treasure Chest—Selections Annotated & Explained
, 5½ x 8½, 208 pp
For centuries Christians and seekers from various backgrounds have found strength for their spiritual journey in the Book of Common Prayer. Unique selections with facing-page commentary offer fascinating insights into its history and its meaning for today.
This fresh translation and annotation of a celebrated classic of world literature captures some of the finest poetry in the Hebrew Bible and uncovers the original author's intent in a way that is accessible for modern readers and spiritual seekers.
Explores a sacred epic cherished by more than twelve million members of the LDS church as the keystone of their faith, clarifying the religious, political and historical events in the ancient communities of this text and its underlying teachings for today.
Provocative and insightful, and drawing from many faith traditions, the eclectic and beautiful pieces in this book will open your eyes to the sanctity waiting to be discovered in a thing so simple—and yet so divine—as food.
Stories and Prayers for Finding God and Restoring Wholeness
6 x 9, 176 pp
This inspiring guide for healing and wholeness supplies you with a map to help you along your forgiveness journey. Deeply personal stories, comforting prayers and intimate meditations gently lead you through the steps that allow the heart to forgive.
In this new look at the Psalms, the most beloved (and yet least understood) of the books in the Bible comes alive. Step into the beauty and meaning of these ancient prayer poems that show us we are not alone in our problems and help us find comfort in God.
In a world often hurt by violence, this retold biblical story gives children and adults a starting point for discussing anger, its effects on those around us and how to express our emotions in positive ways.
Inclusive Christian Prayers for Three Years of Sundays
6 x 9, 400 pp
A collection of congregational prayers that embrace the rhythm of the traditional lectionary while exploring new imagery and inclusive phrasing. With three years' worth of new prayers, this prayerbook will allow you to bridge the gap between contemporary needs and familiar traditions.
A Reciprocal Approach to Caregiving and Care Receiving in the Complexities of Aging, Illness or Disability
6 x 9, 256 pp
Shows how to move from independent to interdependent caregiving, so that the "cared for" and the "carer" share a deep sense of connection. Each has strengths and resources. Each can teach the other. Each can share in grief, hope, love and wisdom.