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Seven Sacred Pauses: Living Mindfully Through the Hours of the Day
Macrina Wiederkehr

Sorin Books, 2010

With over 25,000 copies sold of the hardcover version, this paperback edition of Macrina Wiederkehr's bestselling book invites readers to learn how to pray the hours through the practice of consciously pausing at the seven sacred moments of each day, making their daily passage through time a more sacred pilgrimage. Using scripture, poetry, reflections, personal stories, and quotes from a rich array of spiritual teachers for many religions, ...
  
  











  



  
Radical Amazement: Contemplative Lessons from Black Holes, Supernovas, and Other Wonders of the Universe
Judy Cannato

Sorin Books, 2006

This book offers a collection of thoughtful and practical reflections, prayers and meditations which unifies the worlds of science and religion, weaving profound spiritual lessons.
  
  











  



  
The Artist's Rule: Nurturing Your Creative Soul with Monastic Wisdom
Christine Valters Paintner

Sorin Books, 2011

Christine Valters Paintner, author of Water, Wind, Earth, and Fire, invites readers to discover and develop their creative gifts in a spirit of prayer and reflection. This twelve-week course draws on the insights and practices of Benedictine spirituality to explore the interplay between contemplation and creativity. Summarized in the phrase "pray and work," The Rule of St. Benedict provides the inspiration for Christine Valters Paintner's ...
  
  











  



  
Atchison Blue: A Search for Silence, a Spiritual Home, and a Living Faith
Judith Valente

Sorin Books, 2013

In this meditative spiritual memoir, Judith Valente, celebrated PBS religion journalist and celebrated poet, invites readers along on her transformative pilgrimages to Mount St. Scholastica monastery in Atchison, Kansas. The Benedictine sisters who invited Valente presented her with a view of monastic life and wisdom that brought spiritual healing to her fast-paced life--and promises to do the same for her readers. The first time Judith Valente ...
  
  











  



  
Fragments of Your Ancient Name: 365 Glimpses of the Divine for Daily Meditation
Joyce Rupp

Sorin Books, 2011

With over one million books sold in her career, Joyce Rupp presents her newest undertaking: a unique collection of daily meditations that draw from Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, and other sources, offering wisdom and insight about the God who is beyond all names. Bestselling author Joyce Rupp once again proves herself a wise and gentle spiritual midwife, drawing forth 365 names of God from the world's spiritual treasury. Fragments of Your ...
  
  











  



  
Field of Compassion: How the New Cosmology Is Transforming Spiritual Life
Judy Cannato

Sorin Books, 2010

The best-selling author of Radical Amazement articulates a transforming vision of spirituality that examines the intricate connectedness of the physical and spiritual worlds, a phenomenon she calls the "field of compassion." In the tradition of Teilhard de Chardin and Thomas Berry, Judy Cannato invites spiritual seekers to embrace the way in which an understanding of religion and the spiritual path is informed and illumined by cutting-edge ...
  
  











  



  
A Book of Hours
Thomas Merton

Sorin Books, 2007

Thomas Merton was the most popular proponent of the Christian contemplative tradition in the twentieth century. Now, for the first time, some of his most lyrical and prayerful writings have been arranged into A Book of Hours , a rich resource for daily prayer and contemplation that imitates the increasingly popular ancient monastic practice of "praying the hours". Editor Kathleen Deignan mined Merton's voluminous writings, arranging prayers ...
  
  











  



  
Eyes of the Heart: Photography as a Christian Contemplative Practice
Christine Valters Paintner

Sorin Books, 2013

In this first book to explore photography as a spiritual practice from a Christian perspective, Christine Valters Paintner builds on the process of contemplative creativity she introduced online at Abbey of the Arts and in her book The Artist's Rule . She considers how a camera can help readers open "the eyes of the heart." More than a book on photographic technique, Eyes of the Heart is about cultivating photography as a spiritual practice. ...
  
  











  



  
Riding the Dragon: 10 Lessons for Inner Strength in Challenging Times
Robert J. Wicks

Sorin Books, 2012

With over 50,000 copies sold, Riding the Dragon has for a decade made itself an indispensable spiritual and psychological guide to readers experiencing seasons of adversity. This anniversary edition includes a new introduction from the author with personal reflections and fresh perspectives on today's challenges. "Don't try to slay your dragons; learn to ride them!" Drawing on Eastern and Western traditions, psychologist Robert Wicks ...
  
  











  



  
The Circle Of Life: The Heart's Journey Through The Seasons
Joyce Rupp, Macrina Wiederkehr

Sorin Books, 2005

We long for connections in the midst of disconnected lives--connections to ourselves, to others, to the world we live in. Most of all we yearn to connect with the sacred. In The Circle of Life Joyce Rupp and Macrina Wiederkehr invite us to listen carefully and closely to the wisdom of each season. Using reflections, poems, prayers, and meditations, they explore the relationship between the seasons of the earth and the seasons of our lives. The ...
  
  











  



  
Live, Laugh, And Be Blessed: Finding Humor And Holiness in Everyday Moments
Anne Bryan Smollin

Sorin Books, 2006

This book offers a generous helping of friendly, smart, upbeat advice on the powerful benefits of a positive outlook. It aims to help us live each moment, good and bad, more fully.
  
  











  



  
A Teen's Game Plan for Life
Lou Holtz

Sorin Books, 2007

After decades of helping to mold teenagers into adults as a highly successful football coach, including a national championship as the coach of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, Lou Holtz shares a common sense message with teens in an easily understood game plan for life. He speaks clearly and persuasively to a generation that is "being asked to make important decisions that have adult consequences earlier than any previous generation." "In today's ...
  
  











  



  
If You Don't Know Where You're Going, You'll Probably End Up Somewhere Else: Finding a Career and Getting a ...
David P. Campbell

Sorin Books, 2007

This updated edition of a widely successful book offers sound, practical guidance for attaining the best possible future for yourself. Written by David P. Campbell, co-creator of the popular Strong-Campbell Interest Inventory, this easy-to-read book urges you to do things you like, things that interest you, and things you can do well, emphasizing how the daily choices you make will bring you closer to your ideal future. Campbell offers a simple ...
  
  











  



  
Tickle Your Soul
Anne B. Smollin

Sorin Books, 1999

Believing that humor is the "handmaid of spirituality," Anne Bryan Smollin offers ways of living happier lives and helping those around us enjoy us -- and life. Tickle Your Soul enables readers to "wrinkle their faces with smiles" and avoid "drying up their souls like prunes." Captured in a happy blend of psychological and spiritual principles, coupled with anecdotes and folk wisdom, Tickle Your Soul delivers joy, health and wellness.
  
  











  



  
God Knows You're Stressed: Simple Ways to Restore Your Balance
Anne Bryan Smollin

Sorin Books, 2001

Missing a bus or plane, preparing for a wedding, juggling multiple deadlines at work -- and at home -- a child leaving for college, experiencing divorce, the death of a spouse, child or a loved one are just a sampling of situations that most of us would describe as "stressful". But, Do They Really Cause Stress? In God Knows You're Stressed, Anne Bryan Smollin explains that the inevitabilities of life do not have to cause stress if "we treat ...
  
  











  



  
Everyday Simplicity: A Practical Guide to Spiritual Growth
Robert J. Wicks

Sorin Books, 2000

Too often we long for a spiritual life, but dismiss it as impossible in a hectic world that hardly allows time to eat and sleep, much less to nourish and replenish our souls. But Robert J. Wicks says we all have the path to spirituality within us, if only we would follow it. Everyday Simplicity helps us better recognize the everyday gestures of God and discover an inner peace and joy we can share with others. Wicks describes a spiritual life ...
  
  











  



  
Are You Really Listening?: Keys to Successful Communication
Paul J. Donoghue, Mary E. Siegel

Sorin Books, 2005

This is an invaluable guide to effective communication. It asks "Why do we often feel cut off when speaking to people closest to us?" and "What is it that keeps so many of us from really listening?" It provides a thoughtful look at the reasons why people don't listen. Filled with easy-to-learn listening techniques, "Are You Really Listening" is a guide to the secrets and joys of listening and being listened to.
  
  











  



  
God Has No Religion: Blending Traditions for Prayer
Frances Sheridan Goulart

Sorin Books, 2005

Half of all Americans under thirty think the best religion is one that borrows from all religions. This fresh selection of prayers urges you to blend religions, methods, and prayerware (tools used to assist us in prayer).
  
  











  



  
Water, Wind, Earth & Fire: The Christian Practice of Praying with the Elements
Christine Valters Paintner

Sorin Books, 2010

Organized around "The Canticle of the Creatures" by St. Francis of Assisi, "Water, Wind, Earth, and Fire" is the first book to consider the ways in which praying with the natural elements can enliven Christian spiritual life. Paintner offers concrete suggestions and guided contemplative exercises; for instance, Paintner suggests that readers take time to "watch the sunrise or sunset and breathe in the beauty of the fiery sky. Contemplate what ...
  
  











  



  
When the Trees Say Nothing: Writings on Nature
Thomas Merton

Sorin Books, 2003

This first collection of Thomas Merton's nature writings serves as a primer on eco-spirituality. Thomas Merton: millions know him as the author of The Seven Storey Mountain, the international bestseller and a modern spiritual classic. Now, in the first collection of his writings on nature, Merton is revealed as a man whose spirituality is rooted in nature, an environmentalist ahead of his time. These writings serve as a primer on ...
  
  











  








   



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