The Writings Of St. Francis of Assisi

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A short anthology, but one with a wide enough sampling of his writings to showcase his own deep spiritual faith, The Writings of St. Francis of Assisi reflects both the spiritual mystic and the grounded human. A prelation of thought and lyrical expression combine to present readers with a poetical combination of natural and supernatural… Read more »

“Most Intimate: A Zen Approach to Life’s Challenges” by Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara

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For Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara, intimacy is what Zen practice is all about: the realization of the essential lack of distinction between self and other that inevitably leads to wisdom and compassionate action. She approaches the practice of intimacy beginning at its most basic level–the intimacy with ourselves that is the essential first step. She… Read more »

“Holy Mother” by Swami Nikhilananda

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This book beautifully describes the life of Holy Mother, Sri Sarada Devi, and will inspire spiritual seekers of all faiths. Holy Mother, the wife of Sri Ramakrishna, the 19th century God man of India, has been described as the Divine Mother of the Universe. “Outwardly Holy Mother lived as an average Hindu woman, devoting herself… Read more »