Shows how we all have the power to make the world a better place. An enjoyable biography with activities inspired by Dorothy Day's life—from her efforts to further peace to her work helping the hungry and homeless with food, shelter and unconditional love.
Incubating, Navigating and Interpreting Sacred Dreams for Spiritual and Personal Growth
5½ x 8½, 224 pp
This fascinating introduction to sacred dreaming celebrates the dream experience as a way to deepen spiritual awareness and as a source of self-healing for people of all faith traditions—or none. Includes practical, step-by-step exercises in every chapter.
An inspiring guidebook to the role of the elements in different faith traditions and religious practices and ceremonies. Includes engaging activities, meditations, poems and prayers for exploring your own spiritual connection to the elements.
This contemporary translation presents Ecclesiastes as neither revelation nor prophecy but as a rational and inspirational guide to living well in the midst of a world of uncertainty. Insightful commentary opens up this timeless text for today's world.
Blending Jewish theology and mysticism, shows how ancient Jewish mystical tradition can address the needs of our generation. Encourages today_s modern seeker to stretch to new ways of thinking with both heart and mind through the wisdom of Kabbalah.
Finding God through the Ecstasy of Physical Love—The Song of Songs Annotated & Explained
5½ x 8½, 176 pp
This fresh translation renders the Song of Songs as Lady Wisdom offering seekers physical and spiritual intimacy with her so that they might awaken to the unity of God, woman, man and nature. Facing-page commentary provides historical, religious and spiritual insights from Christianity and Judaism as well as comparisons to other translations.
Finding Hope and Joy—Timeless Wisdom from a Hasidic Master Rebbe Nachman of Breslov
4 x 6, 128 pp
Teacher, guide and spiritual master, Rebbe Nachman of Breslov provides vital words of inspiration for life today. With timeless insight and wisdom, he shows us how to fill the empty chair—the alienated self—by leaving sadness and finding hope and joy.
Essential Selections from Apocalyptic Texts—Annotated & Explained
5½ x 8½, 224 pp
Offering context for the wide variety of historical and contemporary Christian beliefs about the end times and incorporating writings from Augustine and other Church Fathers, guides you through the fascinating, intricate world of apocalyptic literature.
Live more harmoniously with yourself and others and discover your own spiritual gateway to God. Together Kabbalah and the personality types of the Enneagram enhance understanding of our deepest motivations, opening us to personal and spiritual growth.
An engaging introduction to the wisdom sayings of the rabbinic sages about what matters in life and how to live it with dignity. Fresh, contemporary translation and provocative commentary distills Pirke Avot as a practical guide to living ethically today.
In this fun, informative and engaging guide, you will be delighted by the history of the religious and spiritual use of herbs in many faith traditions and inspired by unique and soul-strengthening activities and ideas for using herbs for spiritual growth.
A treasury of insight from one of the most creative spiritual thinkers in America. At once deeply human and profoundly spiritual, opens wide the gates of Jewish mysticism and spirituality, helping us peel back the layers of meaning that animate our lives.
A Guide for Skeptics, Agnostics & Unorthodox Believers Inside & Outside the Church
6 x 9, 160 pp
An accessible guide to a meaningful spiritual life that reinterprets traditional religious teachings central to the Christian faith in ways that connect with people who have outgrown the beliefs and devotional practices that once made sense to them.
Reflections and advice on Centering Prayer's possibilities—and its pitfalls—are presented with clarity and simplicity, with a vision of the deeper life of the soul that contemplative prayer can bring about.
This practical guide gives you the encouragement and practices you need to cultivate a hopeful spirit. Helps you recognize—or develop—your own personal images of hope and create ways to see the evidences of hope in your life any time despair seeps in.
Find joy through a time-honored, creative and surprisingly practical approach based on the teachings of Jewish mystics. Introduces ancient insights and offers creative, practical, week-by-week exercises to bring them into our daily routines.
The Interfaith Amigos’ Guide to Personal, Social and Environmental Healing
6 x 9, 200 pp (est)
Pastor Don Mackenzie, Rabbi Ted Falcon and Imam Jamal Rahman, who have become known as the Interfaith Amigos, look at the specific issues we face in a pluralistic society and the spiritual practices that can help us transcend those roadblocks to effective collaboration on the critical issues of our time.
These real-life examples and refreshing stories of everyday spiritual practices people use to free themselves from the work and worry mindset of our culture will empower you to see how even your busiest workweek can include spiritual habits and routines.
Timeless Wisdom from the Life and Teachings of Guru Nanak
6 x 9, 192 pp
Highlighting Guru Nanak's quest for equality, tolerance and compassion in his creation of a synthesis of Hinduism and Islam, this fascinating biography tells the story of a unique spiritual leader who showed a gentle, peaceful path to realizing God.
In this unique exploration of fly-fishing as a spiritual practice, an Episcopal priest and a rabbi share what it can teach us about awe and wonder in the natural world, the benefits of solitude, the blessing of community and the search for the Divine.
People said "for heaven's sake" to Isaiah a lot. After his Grandpa goes to heaven, Isaiah determines to find out where it is. This charming, award-winning story teaches that heaven is often found in the places where you least expect it.
Spiritual Wisdom and Practice for the Journey to Freedom, Healing and Peace
6 x 9, 256 pp
This practical handbook—full of wise perspectives, gentle guidance and helpful spiritual practices—will be a welcome companion on your journey toward freedom and wholeness. Features over fifty contributors from many different faiths, backgrounds and perspectives.
Dynamically explores what is really keeping you from forgiving or seeking forgiveness. Draws on insights from many fields—communication, psychology, counseling and theology, as well as original research—to explore the mental and emotional barriers in your path. Includes reflection questions for individual and group use.
A life-long student of Jewish wisdom texts , Dr. Abraham J. Twerski draws from his extensive professional experience as a psychiatrist and spiritual counselor to give us practical lessons for daily life, whatever our faith tradition.
A Guide to the Spiritual Paths of Action, Devotion, Meditation and Knowledge
6 x 9, 320 pp
An accessible and comprehensive guide to the message and practice of each of the four Yogas as well as philosophy and psychology, preparatory practices, common obstacles and ways to overcome them as you seek to realize the goal of Self-knowledge.
With stories from her personal life and her experience as a spiritual director, Rev. Jane Vennard illustrates the joys and frustrations of spiritual practice, with insights from various religious traditions and exercises and meditations for your journey.
Through engaging biography, activities inspired by Gandhi's values and beliefs, and the words of Gandhi himself, shows you how to achieve your goals through persistence and persuasion rather than through violence and fighting.
Throughout history people of faith have been booted out into the world to bring God's love to everybody, not just a select few. Insightfully explores the meaning of mission in our lives and reminds us of the work Jesus and his disciples set out to do.
Prayers for Everyday and Not-So-Everyday Moments—Timeless Wisdom from the Teachings of the Hasidic Master, Rebbe Nachman of Breslov
4 x 6, 144 pp
The "gentle weapon" of prayer opens the heart and soul and gives voice to our deepest yearnings, while bringing us closer to God. The startling wisdom of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov will help you talk with God and enable you to hear your own voice as well.
Underground Conversations on Religious, Political, and Social Change
6 x 9, 208 pp
Examines how spirituality is not only for ourselves, but often demands action and personal risk in the public arena. Listen in on conversations between two great teachers and activists as they struggle with what it means to put your faith to the test.