Recommended Books


The Essential Rumi, Coleman Barks

Collected Poems, Wendell Berry

The Art of Drowning, Billy Collins

Quilting: Poems, Lucille Clifton

The Book of Light, Lucille Clifton

The Terrible Stories, Lucille Clifton

New Delhi Love Songs, Michael Creighton

Origins of Evening, Robert Gibbs

All That Lies Between Us, Maria Mazziotti Gillan

Ancestors’ Song, Maria Mazziotti Gillan

The Girls in the Chartreuse Jackets, Maria Mazziotti Gillan

The Silence in the Empty House, Maria Mazziotti Gillan

Writing Poetry To Save Your Life: How To Find The Courage To Tell Your Stories, Maria Mazziotti Gillan

The Gift, The Subject Tonight is Love, Hafiz

Only Bread, Only Light, Stephen Kuusisto

A Long Time Traveling, Michael L. Newell

Stranger to the Land, Michael L. Newell

Traveling without Compass or Map, Michael L. Newell

19 Varieties of Gazelle, Words Under the Words, Naomi Shihab Nye

A Selected History of Her Heart: Poems, Carole Simmons Oles

Waking Stone: Inventions on the Life of Harriet Hosmer, Carole Simmons Oles

Night Watches: Inventions on the Life of Maria Mitchell, Carole Simmons Oles

Poetry: New and Selected, Mary Oliver

Poetry Handbook, Mary Oliver

American Psalm, World Psalm, Nicholas Samaras

Hands of the Saddlemaker, Nicholas Samaras

The Arrival, Daniel Simko


Home Economics, Wendell Berry

What Matters, Wendell Berry

New Delhi Love Songs, Michael Creighton

From the Holy Mountain, William Dalrymple

Heart Over Heel, Chis Harrison

River Notes, Barry Lopez

Desert Notes, Barry Lopez

Winter Count, Barry Lopez

Dakota, A Spiritual Geography, Kathleen Norris


Inner Pilgrimage

The Bible, a Biography, Karen Armstrong

What Are People For, Wendell Berry

The Gift of Years, Joan Chittister

Keeping the Sabbath Wholly, Ceasing, Resting, Embracing, Feasting,  Marva Dawn

Christian Meditation, James Finley

Art of Power, Thich Nhat Hahn

Teachings on Love, Thich Nhat Hahn

Sabbath, Abraham Joshua Heschel

Contentment, Robert A. Johnson

Inner Gold, Robert A. Johnson

Living Your Unlived Life, Robert A. Johnson

Owning Your Own Shadow, Understanding the Dark Side of the Psyche, Robert A. Johnson

The Essential Henri Nouwen, Robert A. Jonas

The Practice of the Presence of God, Brother Lawrence

Life of the Beloved, Henri J.M. Nouwen

The Courage to Teach, Parker J. Palmer

Forty Day Journey, Parker J. Palmer

Let Your Life Speak, Parker J. Palmer

To Know As We Are Known, Parker J. Palmer

Teach, Breathe, Learn, Meena Srinavasan

Pilgrimages Into the World

The Pilgrimage Road to Santiago, David M. Gitlitz and Linda Kay Davidson

No Destination, Satish Kumar

Healing the Heart of Democracy, Parker J. Palmer

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