Making Reading Sacred

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Lent is traditionally a season for reflection, revision, and renewal. It's a time when we set aside a little extra time for spiritual reading. We know that each year our Lenten e-courses, such as this year's Practicing Spirituality with Brian McLaren, are very popular because they focus on short readings perfect for daily meditation.Reading — whether a book, an article, or an email — is one of the ways we practice gratitude, meaning, hospitality, openness, and enthusiasm, and we commend it to … [Read more...]

12 Practices to Honor the Earth

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Spiritual practices are the best ways we know to demonstrate kindness and courtesy toward the Earth, to express our gratitude and wonder, to yield to the mystery and the beauty of it all. In observance of Earth Day we offer a set of practices (from the Alphabet of Spiritual Literacy) you can do to honor the Earth over the next months.1. AttentionThe great Catholic writer Ernesto Cardenal in Abide in Love observes: "Everything in nature has a trademark, God's trademark: the stripes on a … [Read more...]


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