Blogs We Love

So many authors, teachers and workshop leaders are generating thoughtful and provocative blog posts about the spiritual journey, nature of God and our relationship to the Earth.  Here are just a few blogs that we love.  Over time, the list will grow, so stay tuned.

Abbey of the Arts
Receive regular reflections on the integration of contemplative practice, creative expression, and the wisdom of the seasons. The blog regularly posts about Celtic saints and holy days as well as creative spiritual endeavors. 

Center for Conscious Eldering
This is a group blog comprised of a growing collection of reflections by Center leaders and other community members.  The Center invites submissions from readers.  Check out their submission guidelines.

Maria Shriver's I've Been Thinking: Sunday Paper
Maria Shriver has had many roles in her life: In addition to being a sister, daughter, wife and mother, she served as First Lady of California, journalist, anchor at both CBS News and NBC News, and advocate for women and Alzheimer patients. She has a website entitled, "Maria Shriver's Sunday Paper," whose tagline, News and Views for a Meaningful Life, captures her wide-ranging interests, activities and causes. Her blog, "I've Been Thinking," offers up thoughtful spiritual posts. 

Parker J. Palmer’s blog for
Quaker author, educator, activist Parker J. Palmer, who founded the Center for Courage & Renewal, writes a blog for every Wednesday. In addition to narrative posts, Palmer often includes poems by the likes of Mary Oliver, Maya Angelou, Jane Kenyon and others.

Wise Women of New York
Wise Women of New York is a social, cultural and literary movement inviting those from all disciplines and all ways of knowing to explore and express a deeper truth of the world through a contemplative lens.