Christian Mystics: 365 Readings and Meditations by Matthew Fox
This book has genuinely helped me survive this year. It focuses on 32 mystics, including Howard Thurman, whose book Jesus and the Disinherited was in Martin Luther King’s hands each of the 39 times he went to prison.
Animal Teachings: Enhancing Our Lives Through The Wisdom of Animals by Dawn Brunke & Illustrations by Ola Liola
Focusing on the wisdom of our animal teachers, this book groups 60 animals into 12 categories, including Attention & Awareness, Balance, Communication, Creation & Creativity, Dreaming, Healing, Integration, Intuition, Joy, Personal Power, Transformation, & Wisdom. It includes colorful and creative drawings and can be used as the starting point for many meditations.
The Meaning of Mary Magdalene: Discovering the Woman at the Heart of Christianity by Cynthia Bourgeault
This is Cynthia’s discussion of the truths of Mary Magdalene that were suppressed through the ages. It’s a little dense, but I found it to be worth the effort!