Beginner's Grace: Bringing Prayer to Life, Kate Braestrup. A welcoming modern guide to the simplest, most effective way to satisfy a universal spiritual hunger, Beginner’s Grace is for the religious and nonreligious and even irreligious in its generous, good-humored approach to spirituality. With its insight and warmth, Beginner’s Grace is sure to become a spiritual touchstone for people of all faiths.
A faith for all seasons: Liberal religion and the crises of life by William R Murry. A liberal religous understanding of the pain and suffering in life which mirrors a Unitiarian Universalist philosophy. It is a refreshing approach to the crisis of life that will help many people deal with their feelings of blame and guilt when a loved one dies. This book is a solid reference for those dealing with providing comfort to those grieving.
Everyday Spiritual Practice: Simple Pathways for Enriching Your Life by Scott W. Alexander, . Forty inspiring contributors share their personal spiritual practices for making each day more meaningful and satisfying--from meditation and prayer, to recycling and vegetarianism, to quilting and art. This collection suggests a wide variety of ways in which you can spiritually examine, shape, and care for your life, to achieve wholeness, satisfaction, depth, and meaning.
Finding Grace at the Center: The Beginning of Centering Prayer by M. Basil Pennington. 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.
Fluent in Faith: A Unitarian Universalist Embrace of Religious Language by Jeanne Harrison Nieuwejaar. Calling us to embrace our religious language in all its diversity and wide range of meaning. Jeanne Harrison Nieuwejaar sets forth a vision for Unitarian Universalism where, as an articulate people, we can confidently and gracefully express our faith
Simply Pray: A Modern Spiritual Practice to Deepen Your Life by Erik Walker Wikstrom. Drawing from the wisdom of the world’s religions, Simply Pray offers readers an easy-to-use modern prayer practice free from any particular theological orientation
Mindfulness With Breathing : A Manual for Serious Beginners by Ajahn Buddhadasa Bhikkhu. Any practitioner, after meditating for some time, inevitably wonders what meditation method the historical Buddha Shakyamuni himself used while beneath the Bodhi Tree. Many people understand that prior to his realization, Shakyamuni Buddha studied with many of great yogis of his time, but most do not know what method he ultimately found leads most directly to Nirvana.
Gift Of Faith: Tending the Spiritual Lives of Children by Jeanne Harrison Nieuwejaar. Filled with practical advice and psychological insight, The Gift of Faith celebrates religion in lives in children. Drawing from her personal stories and experiences, Nieuwejaar illustrates how religious community plays an integral role in deepening the faith of parents, who are children's primary educators. She encourages parents to communicate their beliefs in words and in actions.
Sunday and Every Day: My Little Book of Unitarian Universalism by Patricia Frevert. This small book puts a little bit of the Unitarian Universalist faith in a child's hands. Features prayers for worship and everyday use, stories, songs, plus the seven Principles and six Sources in children's language. Ages 5 and up.