Inspirational Audiobooks for Tough Times
Inspirational Audiobooks for Tough Times

A selection of spiritual listens to bring comfort and inspire contemplation.

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. In her most revealing and powerful memoir yet, activist, speaker, and bestselling author Glennon Doyle explores the joy and peace we discover when we stop striving to meet others’ expectations and start trusting the voice deep within us.

“Glennon Doyle’s voice is strong, honest, and brave as she opens her heart to listeners.”—AudioFile

Author: Anne Lamott
Read By: Anne Lamott

From the New York Times bestselling author of Bird by Bird. Listeners of all ages have followed and cherished Anne Lamott’s funny and perceptive writing (and narrating) about her own faith through decades of trial and error. In Help, Thanks, Wow, she has coalesced everything she knows about prayer to the fundamentals.

Addressing isolation, distraction, depression, fear, and other everyday challenges we face, this audiobook offers a roadmap for living with intention and ease, and embracing love at every turn.

“Listeners are immersed in a tender listening experience that gently presents some of the best of the poet’s work.”—AudioFile

After a decade as a political speechwriter, Sarah Hurwitz decided to write a book about Judaism, and no one was more surprised than she was. In this entertaining and accessible audiobook, she shows us why Judaism matters and how its message is more relevant than ever, and she inspires Jews to do the learning, questioning, and debating required to make this religion their own.

“In language that is fresh, down to earth, and meaningful, Hurwitz shows readers what they’ve been missing.”—Booklist

Pema Chödrön’s perennially best-selling classic on overcoming life’s difficulties cuts to the heart of spirituality and personal growth, and makes for a perfect audio addition to a spiritual library.

“With gentleness and a broad grasp of the human spirit, the author makes this material very inviting, like therapy with a wise, existential therapist.”—AudioFile

The Wisdom of Compassion

The Wisdom of Compassion offers rare insights into the Dalai Lama’s life and his efforts to translate compassion into action through deeply engaging, behind-the-scene stories about his interactions with remarkable people from all walks of life.

And for little listeners, discover The Seed of Compassion.

Sister Helen Prejean is the author of the bestseller Dead Man Walking and the nation’s foremost leader in efforts to abolish the death penalty. In River of Fire she shares the story of her growth as a spiritual leader, speaks out about the challenges of the Catholic Church, and shows that joy and religion are not mutually exclusive.

“Helen Prejean’s audiobook bubbles with levity, enthusiasm, and inspiration.”—AudioFile, Earphones Award Winner

Author: Jennie Allen
Read By: Jennie Allen

NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER. The woman behind the million-strong IF:Gathering challenges Christian women to transform their outlook and their lives by interrupting their spiraling thoughts and realizing their God-given power to think differently.

Written with grace and understanding and based on more than twenty in-depth interviews and stories as well as personal reflections from Schwarzenegger Pratt herself, The Gift of Forgiveness is about one of the most difficult challenges in life—learning to forgive.

And for the perfect audiobook pairing, check out I’ve Been Thinking… by Katherine’s mother, Maria Shriver.

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