Faithful Practices: Everyday Ways to Feed Your Spirit

Faithful Practices: Everyday Ways to Feed Your Spirit

by Erik Walker Wikstrom (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781558968110
Publisher: Unitarian Universalist Association
Publication date: 04/16/2018
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 1,000,126
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Erik Walker Wikstrom is the pastor of the First Universalist Church in Yarmouth, Maine. He has taken advanced training in spiritual guidance from the Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation and has studied Zen Buddhism for more than 20 years. Wikstrom is also the author of Teacher, Guide, Companion: Rediscovering Jesus in a Secular World.

Table of Contents

Introduction vii

Practices born in tradition

Learning to Pray Sue Magidson 3

Finding a Teacher Wayne B. Arnason 11

How to Begin an Integral Transformative Practice Arvid Straube 19

Directed Mini-Retreats Matt Alspaugh 25

The Greatest of These Is Love Susan Manker 31

The Silent Singing Alphabet or Setting the Altar Laurie Bushbaum 41

Enlightenment in the Dressing Room Jaelynn P. Scott 49

Entering the Labyrinth Leia Durland-Jones 59

My Cosmala Jon Cleland Host 65

Practices born in play

Making Magical Moments and Letting Them Lynn M. Acquafondata 81

Instagram as Spiritual Practice Cynthia Cain 91

Playing with My Dolls Erik Walker Wikstrom 97

Roller Derby Dawn Skjei Cooley 105

Practices born in daily life

The Spiritual Practice of Chop, Chop, Chopping Linnea Nelson 115

The Bloom of the Present Moment Barry Andrews 121

The Whole of the Spiritual Life: A Meditation on Friendship James Ishmael Ford 129

On the Days I Eat Colleen McDonald 135

Walking as a Spiritual Discipline Jonalu Johnstone 143

Making Art Amy Zucker Morgenstern 153

Creating Community Jessica Lin 165

Collecting Joy as a Spiritual Practice Ann Richards 173

Integrating Technology into Spiritual Practice Aaron M. Stockwell 181

Resources 189

About the Contributors 195

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