Inside the July/August 2018 Issue

Inside the July/August 2018 Issue

Take a look inside our latest issue


Zoloft & the Sacred We expect antidepressants to make people feel better (or perhaps worse), but are surprised to hear that they make people feel more or less spiritual. By Lynn Vanderpot PhD

How to Reveal Your Blind Spots The practice of compassionate unmasking. By Kelly Boys

A Vacation from God A miracle happened that weekend and we were all witness to it. By Jam Phillips

An Earthier Christianity Might Save Us A spiritual response to our Anthropocene epoch. An interview by Sam Mowe


Inner Life: Down is the way to well-being

Practice: A dream—a one-in-a-lifestyle joke: Running into faith

Enlightened Diet: Being "The Vegan" aboard an aircraft carrier

Relationships: My two-hour hug fest

Biosphere: A trip to a seaweed farm; Why Greeks built their temples


Roadside Assistance for the Spiritual Traveler: Should I Prostrate Myself to My Teacher? By Rabbi Rami Shapiro

Our Walk in the World: Two Tribes By Mark Nepo

The Happiness Track: Say No Like a Boss By Emma Seppala

The Heart of Money: When Should I Retire? By Paul Sutherland


Poetry: "The Sound of the Sea at the Shore"

Toolbox: Crystal Clear


  • The Darker the Night, the Brighter the Stars By Paul Broks
  • On the Brink of Everything by Parker J. Palmer
  • In Search of Wisdom by Mattheiu Ricard, Christophe Andre, and Alexandre Jollien
  • The Three Questions by Don Miguel Ruiz and Barbara Emrys
  • The Prodigal Son By Ry Cooder
  • Tree of Forgiveness by John Prine
  • 7 by Beach House
  • Far from the Tree by Rachel Dretzin
  • Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf by Thomas Piper
  • The Seagull by Michael Mayer

The Commons: Quest for the Sacred

Five Questions: Tisha Morris

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