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In difficult days filled with anxiety and uncertainty, spiritual care is essential to our individual and collective well-being. We offer these resources as a starting point. Here may you find inspiration, kindle hope, and make connections. The Office for Religious Life (ORL) invites you to explore these resources for spiritual care. Read daily blog posts from students, staff, faculty, and alumni. Listen to a variety podcasts and videos. Connect to our Stanford community through virtual gatherings.

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Wisdom for the Way

April 3, 2020

I woke up a few weeks ago to the most brilliant rainbow, made all the more magical by it being St. Patrick’s Day.  I have to admit my mind quickly went from the covenant of faithfulness, from my tradition God establishes in Genesis, “When I bring clouds over the earth and the bow is seen in the clouds, I will remember my covenant that is between me and you and every living creature of all...Read more

April 2, 2020

“Once a king asked his ministers to tell a statement that would give us hope in the times of difficulty and remind us to be grounded in the times of prosperity. As everyone was puzzled and discussing how can something like this be possible, the wisest of them came forward and said– “This too shall Pass”.

This is one of the childhood tales that I heard quite often from my Grandma. And...Read more

April 1, 2020

Mine is a family of three (five if you count the cats). We, like all of you, have experienced a radical shift in our daily rhythm and spiritual practice in the midst of the current global pandemic. Under normal circumstances our weekdays were marked spatially, and communilly, as each member of our family charted our own way through our public life at school and work - intersecting with each...Read more