A Spiritual Almanac daily podcast and weekly videocast hosted by Tim Morral

A Spiritual Almanac is a short, daily audio and video podcast for on-the-go seekers and spiritually minded listeners. About five minutes in length, each episode features a piece of writing from a well-known poet or spiritual thinker, and snack-sized vignettes to feed your soul and mind.

You can download “A Spiritual Almanac” at Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, iHeartRadio and everywhere else you find your favorite podcasts.

For a recap of the highlights from last week’s podcasts, check out “A Spiritual Almanac” playlist on Granola Soul’s YouTube channel.

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A Spiritual Almanac: Ash Wednesday

In today’s episode of A Spiritual Almanac, we’re talking about a piece from the Christian mystic, Thomas Merton as well as the history and customs of Ash Wednesday.

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A Spiritual Almanac: “Love Has Subjugated Me”

In today’s podcast, we’re looking at a poem by the 13th-century mystic, Hadwijch, titled “Love Has Subjugated Me,” the creation of the US Army’s Chaplain School, and the Beatles’ appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show.

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A Spiritual Almanac: “An Old Man”

In today’s podcast, we’re looking at a piece by C.P. Cavafy titled “An Old Man,” the appearance of the “devil’s footprints” in Devon, England, and the creator of the periodic table of elements.

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A Spiritual Almanac: “At Home From Church”

In today’s podcast, we’re looking at a piece by Sarah Orne Jewett titled “At Home From Church,” the social activism of equipment manufacturer, John Deere, and the near-destruction of the Portland Vase.

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Spiritual Almanac: Rabindranoth Tagore

In today’s episode, we’re looking at a piece by the famous Bengali writer, Rabindranoth Tagore, the sacrifice of the “Four Chaplains,” and the death of Grandpa Munster, Al Lewis.

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A Spiritual Almanac: Al-Khansa

In today’s episode, we’re looking at a poem by the legendary female Arab poet, al-Khansa, the election of the world’s first openly gay head of government and Janet Jackson’s wardrobe malfunction at Super Bowl XXXVIII.

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Spiritual Almanac – Edwin Markham: Sunday, January 31, 2021

In 1876, the American poet Edwin Markham abandoned his Methodist roots for a utopian socialist spirituality that focused on social harmony. It was a theme that would come to characterize his life and work — much of his writing celebrates the concepts of peace, love...

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Spiritual Almanac – Tuesday, January 12, 2021: Meera

Today’s inspiration comes to us from the sixteenth-century Hindu mystic and poet, Meera. Although biographical details about Meera are sketchy, secondary sources tell us she was forced to marry the crown prince of Mewar in 1516. According to legend, her in-laws tried...

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