Albert Einstein lays out his living philosophy and the set of ideals that he held in his personal, spiritual and political life.
Kevin James' "Just for You", explores the experience of immanence, a theological doctrine stating that the divine presence is present and active in our material world as opposed to just in a metaphysical or ethereal realm.
Dane Lyn's "holy musings at the Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 2019" is a brilliant work of ekphrastic poetry, inspired by a religious painting by an unknown artist, titled "The Great Harlot of Babylon".
Poet and rabbi Pamela Wax's poem touches upon the themes of sacrifice, tragedy, regret, and atonement.
Angelic Armendariz, with her poem "Nonbeliever", gives readers a brief but poignant piece with three distinct stages in questioning faith, spirituality, and God.
BY MICHELLE NICHOLAYSEN When I left the Seventh-day Adventists, I thought I could keep the love and forget the wrath.
Lori Rottenberg wrote her poem, Heresy, when her children were young and she was a stay-at-home mom.
Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn suggests that evil is not something manifested by wicked people, rather it perpetuates with the conventions that we absorb from childhood.
"While I often found the emergence from the dark of the tunnel shocking, as my eyes would adjust and I would look forward and skyward, I always found this image to be comforting, reassuring."
Simone Weil lauds 'unmixed attention', which she likens to prayer, and reflects on the quality of attention, expressed as 'patience, effort and method' to 'understand with our whole self the truths which are evident.'