Deborah Smith Douglas is author of The Praying Life: Seeking God in All Things and a spiritual director, retreat leader, and Camaldolese Benedictine oblate.
Christianity’s Struggle for New Beginnings
For nonbelievers, John Philip Newell's new book might serve as an introduction to Christianity at its mildest and least challenging.
A Search for Silence, a Spiritual Home,and a Living Faith
The changed color of glass is an apt metaphor for Judith Valente's transformation by the light of the Gospels and the lives of Benedictine sisters.
Reading as a Christian practice
Reading fiction has done more to baptize my imagination, inform my faith and strengthen my courage than any prayer technique has.
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