Stories are one of the best tools to help us tap into our reserves of inner wisdom. Stories help us figure out what we admire and why and they can show us what it might cost for us to take on different challenges. In short, they help us imagine ourselves confronting situations familiar and unfamiliar to us. Buoyed by stories, we can conjure up courage when we need it, more easily identify joy in everyday life, and console ourselves when things are not going so well. By changing the way we read and relate to stories, we can change the way we live in the world.
Come check out the resources and tools that will help you change the way you read. Be sure to check out the free stuff – Sharable Images and Reading List Guides, both with buttons on the sidebar – and take a look at the Soul Reading Journal.
While I often write about books in this blog space, I see the practice of Soul Reading as being about so much more. Reading, in its broadest definition, is about taking in and making sense of new information. And like other contemplative activities,Read more
Part I of this series explored what it means to live a soulful life. I ended that post suggesting that Soul Reading can be viewed as a contemplative and active stance in the world and not just a way to approach readingRead more
This is Part I of a late summer series exploring the highlights of the past year while also taking stock of what this blog is all about. If you have a friend who is a soulful reader, this series would be an inviting place to join the conversation. What does it meanRead more