WESTERN WISDOM

These selections draw from the central sacred texts of Christianity and Judaism. Also included: jewels of wisdom from Rabbi Nachman, Mechthild of Magdeburg, and the Quakers (Society of Friends.)


Smokies, photo by Jan Thomas

Comforting Bible Verses – for challenging moments along life’s journey, here are Bible passages to light the way.


From the Psalms / Tehillim – words of comfort that resonate across the landscape of the Judeo-Christian experience.


Quaker Wisdom – the Quakers, or Society of Friends, blend spiritual depth with a strong commitment to peace and social justice.


Rabbi Nachman of Breslov – from his classic book Advice, published in the early 1800s.


Visions of God: Mechthild of Magdeburg – a 13th century woman mystic and visionary whose words can still light the lamp of soul.


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