Coming Home: Meditations for Embodied Prayer

By Liuan Huska and spiritual director Kimberly Pelletier.

This series of four 10-minute sessions guides you into re-inhabiting the holy, physical space of your body, in pain, pleasure, and everything in between.


Prayer and Our Bodies

By Flora Slosson Wuellner

This lovely book includes exercises at the end of each chapter to connect you to God and your body.

Abbey of the Arts

A virtual global online monastery that offers earth-conscious, body-aware resources and online retreats.


An active, creative way to unlock the wisdom of the body. Local facilitators hold classes online and in person.

Further Reading

Stephanie Paulsell, Honoring the Body: Meditations on a Christian Practice (2002, Jossey-Bass)

Bessel van der Kolk, The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma (2014, New York: Penguin Random House)

Chanequa Walker-Barnes, Too Heavy a Yoke: Black Women and the Burden of Strength (2014, Cascade Books)

Barbara Brown Taylor, An Altar in the World: A Geography of Faith (2009, HarperOne)

Parker Palmer, A Hidden Wholeness: The Journey Toward an Undivided Life (2004, Jossey-Bass)

Elizabeth Lewis Hall, “What are Bodies for? An Integrative Examination of Embodiment” (2010, Christian Scholars Review, 39, no. 2)

Eula Biss, On Immunity: An Inoculation (2014, Graywolf Press)

Alice Wong (editor), Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories From the Twenty-First Century (2020, Vintage Books)