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Spiritual Freedom Links

Paradigm is an outreach/resource for terminally ill, chronically ill, aging and dying people from all walks of life.

ElderHope provides geriatric and end-of-life support for the elderly, the dying and their families.

A terrific collaboration between The University of Missouri Kansas City and the University of Missouri offers writings and information on spirituality in aging. Distinctions between religion and spirituality, as well as interesting writings on many aspects of spirituality in old age.

A beautiful online magazine with articles and essays written about Buddhism and meditation by teachers like Pema Chodron. The writings address many aspects of the human experience from a Buddhist perspective.

Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche’s website is a good place to learn about Tibetan Meditation. The site provides teachings and prayers as well as much other educational information.

Henri Nouwen was a Catholic priest and lecturer whose website helps orient readers to the concept of Spiritual Direction. His writings and life have been of inspiration to many.

Thich Nhat Hanh is a Vietnamese Buddhist Monk who lives in exile in France. He has dedicated his life to writing about peace, both inner and political peace.

Laurence Freeman is a Benedictine monk who writes about Christian Meditation. Father John Main was his lifelong teacher and inspiration.

Thomas Merton was an important spiritual influence in the West, particularly because of his Christian embracing of Eastern religion. This is his foundation website.

This site includes articles by Father Thomas Keating on Contemplative and Centering Prayer.

Archives of Sister Joan Chittister’s articles on many topics relating to faith, humanity and politics.