Forty Reflections for Cultivating a Spiritual Practice
8 x 8, 160 pp, b/w illus.
Inspiring text and contemplative artwork combine to communicate the three essential qualities of deep listening—silence, reflection, and presence. They demonstrate that the key spiritual transformation can be as basic as practicing the art of listening.
A Spiritual Practice for Finding God in the Moment
6 x 9, 144 pp
Accessible, humorous and meaningful, these words and practices will lead you further along your path toward discovering a deeper awareness of yourself and your relationship to all that is around you—and within you.
Awakening the Soul with the Mulla's Comic Teaching Stories and Other Islamic Wisdom
6 x 9, 192 pp
Combines the legendary stories of Islam's great comic foil, Mulla Nasruddin, with sayings from the Qur'an, the Prophet Muhammad, Rumi, Hafiz and other Islamic sages. Shows how spiritual seekers of all traditions—as individuals or in a group—can apply the Mulla's wisdom teachings to their spiritual lives with easy-to-follow spiritual practices.
How alike and unlike were Paul and Jesus? If there were differences between them, what effect did that have on the growth of Christianity? And how can these differences help Christians today find their way forward in the midst of countless new and creative ways of understanding their religion and their spirituality?
Excerpts from The Spiritual Exercises, his autobiography, and his collected letters and instructions provide direct insights from Ignatius about the role of humility, obedience, discernment, sin and selfawareness in spiritual life.
Creating and Sustaining a Loving, Sacred Relationship
6 x 9, 192 pp
Noted couples therapists Jim and Ruth Sharon draw on over forty years of professional and personal experience to offer useful perspectives, tools and practices to cultivate a soulful relationship with your partner. Combines insights from psychology, the world’s spiritual traditions, and the experiences of many kinds of committed couples.
A Multifaith Guide to Creating Personal Prayer in Your Life
6 x 9, 160 pp
Unlocking six secrets about what prayer actually is, it invites you into the practices of prayer, meditation and contemplation, showing you that prayer doesn't have to be perfect, it doesn't need formulas and it doesn't have to be planned.
Meditations on Desire, Relationships and the Art of Being Broken
6 x 9, 176 pp
Part introduction to Tantric traditions, part personal growth guide, this exploration of the Eternal Moon Phase Goddesses—with nightly meditation and journaling practices—is for anyone who wants to embrace the confusion, loss, loneliness, desire and pleasure that make up the spectrum of human experience—and better understand who they already are.
Introduces the fascinating world of the Indian mystic and the universal appeal of his message. Selections from the original text and insightful yet unobtrusive facing-page commentary highlight the most important and inspirational teachings.
Meet the pioneers driving foundational Christian theological change—and restoring sacred value to women and girls—in pursuit of just and equal faith communities. Illustrates how bringing divine feminine imagery and language back into church has positive effects for the community beyond the sanctuary.
The Complete Guide to Exploring Interfaith Spiritual Direction
5½ x 8½, 240 pp
Presents personal accounts from the lives of people representing a broad spectrum of religious and spiritual traditions to show how we can find guidance and inspiration from people of other faiths—without ever leaving our own.
An intriguing introduction to Weil's quest to integrate faith, philosophy and justice for the oppressed. Details her short, eventful life and shows her profound spiritual influence on thinkers from T. S. Eliot and Flannery O'Connor to Albert Camus.
Invites the spirit of God to call you forth and lead you into the experience of the love you crave, the love that alone can satisfy. You will follow a path into the Song that reveals your own humanity and leads to the deepest delight of your soul.
This inspiring guide shows you how to cultivate your creative spirit, particularly in the second half of life, as a way to encourage personal growth, enrich your spiritual life and deepen your communion with God.
Ideal for anyone who has ever wondered how—or if—exploring other spiritual traditions can enrich one's own, this compelling collection of Rabbi Zeller's remarkable experiences within a variety of faiths assures us that no spiritual lesson truly learned is ever lost.
Drawing from her first-hand experience of working with clay, Marjory Zoet Bankson takes you through the seven-step process of making clay into a pot, drawing parallels at each stage to the process of spiritual growth
Whether you have a need for speed or are drawn toward more lyrical motion, McFee and Foster offer poignant insights on how you can find your peak spiritual life in your favorite snow sport, no matter your skill level.
A Sourcebook for Spiritual Directors and Other Professionals Providing Counsel to People of Differing Faith Traditions
6 x 9, 400 pp
A unique approach to understanding the faith traditions of the world and enriching your spiritual counsel. This comprehensive professional resource approaches a wide array of faith traditions from a perspective that blends theology, history and an understanding of the common spiritual practices in each faith.
Spiritual Perspectives on Globalization, 2nd Edition
Making Sense of Economic and Cultural Upheaval
5½x 8½, 256 pp
Surveys the religious landscape, explaining in clear and nonjudgmental language the beliefs that motivate spiritual leaders, activists, theologians, academics, and others involved on all sides of the issue.
Spiritual Perspectives on America's Role as Superpower
5½ x 8½, 256 pp
What are America's global responsibilities as the only remaining superpower? Thought-provoking original essays from a variety of spiritual viewpoints provide a lucid introduction to the historical, moral and theological aspects of this controversial issue.