LUCY, Tenn. (RNS) After learning of her Stage IV lung cancer diagnosis last spring, the renowned spirituality author said: “Am I grateful for this? Not exactly. But I’m not unhappy about it. And that’s very difficult for people to understand.”
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(RNS) Jesus said ‘You must become like a child.’ Maybe that’s part of the appeal in the new trend of adult coloring books, which fans describe as “meditative” and “centering.” But can coloring really be considered a spiritual practice?
Chaplains of diverse affiliations across the country respond to requests for support within 24 hours. “We face our own frailty, and people want an answer and to be able to talk it out,” said one chaplaincy service executive.
Mothers are best at conveying “the spiritual life is as real as the earth under our feet: We stand on it and we count on it,” a psychologist says.
(RNS) Women increasingly show signs of joining men in letting go of that soulful search for meaning. Who’s got time?
(RNS) Just 5 percent of Americans thought climate change was the most important issue in the U.S. today. And religion was a major dividing point on how much — or how little — they think it’s a matter of concern.
(RNS) In his new book, “Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion,” super-atheist Sam Harris describes how spirituality can and must be divorced from religion if the human mind is to reach its full potential.
(RNS) Young adults born to pagan parents are a lot like their peers of all faiths: They do spirituality their own way and many don’t do it at all.
(RNS) A new experiential research study — conducted by a smartphone app — lets people monitor their spiritual state of mind.