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FROM THE EDITOR
Spirituality & Health
Carmen García Gordillo • With an assist from Google Translate, S&H editor Ben Nussbaum and Spanish artist Carmen García Gordillo discussed dreams, snakes, yoga, and much more.
Religion and Politics
Put Your Self-Compassion on First, Then Assist Others
Dr. Karen Gedney • MARIA OKORN tells the story of a medical doctor who found her calling behind bars.
Great books from our S&H contributors!
MAKING THE MIND LEAP • Writer, painter, and Zen Buddhist NATALIE GOLDBERG searches for the heart of haiku.
RESOLUTION SOLUTION • New Year’s resolutions never seem to stick. JULIE PETERS explores a holistic approach to change.
LABYRINTH 2021 • LAVONNE LEONG explores the past, present, and future of the winding path.
JOIN THE PROCESSIONAL
TALK, HEAR, DOUBT YOUR DOUBTS • Loved ones who have passed away can still whisper wisdom to you. JULIA CAMERON explains how she learned to connect with the world beyond.
LISTEN: HEAL YOUR PAIN • Your body is sending you a message—in the unfortunate language of pain. JULIE PETERS helps you with the translation.
IS NOW THE Best Time to Fast?
RELIGIONS AND FASTING
SPIRITUAL RADICALS • WHAT’S NEXT? THESE SEVEN TRAILBLAZERS ARE HELPING DEFINE THE FUTURE OF SPIRITUALITY.
REVEREND JES KAST • FINDING AN AUTHENTIC FAITH
RABBI WAYNE DOSICK • OLD RITUALS, NEW POWER
REVEREND ALINE SILVA • WORKING FOR “LOVING CONDITIONS FOR ALL BEINGS”
BRIAN MCLAREN • CALLING FOR A NEW KIND OF CHRISTIANITY
HALA KHOURI • EXPANDING THE CIRCLE OF AWARENESS
KAMEELAH RASHAD • BRINGING MENTAL WELLNESS TO BLACK MUSLIMS
EMILY QURESHI-HURST • ENABLING CONVERSATIONS
2021 retreat guide
WHEN YOU FINALLY GO ON A RETREAT… • WHAT TO KEEP IN MIND—AND WHAT TO STEER CLEAR FROM
make your home retreat special • You bring your mindfulness to your at-home-retreat, we supply music to soothe you, incense to calm you, food to nourish you, supplements to support immunities, CBD honey for a calm and energizing snack, collagen drink mix for hair, skin, and nail support.
STAYING IN FOR A VIRTUAL RETREAT? • HERE’S WHAT TO DO BEFOREHAND
APPRECIATE YOUR FEET • It doesn’t have to be sandals season to have twinkle toes. Whether you’re sporting snow boots or going barefoot in the sand, your feet don’t have to suffer. Show them some appreciation this winter.
A RETURN TO WHOLENESS • Free yourself from the illusion of separation with these selections from S&H.
Faith After Doubt • Why Your Beliefs Stopped Working and What to Do About It
What’s Missing From Medicine • Six Lifestyle Changes to Overcome Chronic Illness
The Beauty of What Remains • How Our Greatest Fear Becomes Our Greatest Gift
Winter Is for Lovers
Nocturne: Music for the Native American Flute
Kiss the Ground
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The Fire of Aliveness
Mindfulness Can Get You There
Visioning a Re-new-able Year • This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival.
ONE MORE THING