The Power of Ritual: Turning Everyday Activities into Soulful Practices

by Casper Ter Kuile. Harper One, 2020.

This book explores how we can nourish our souls by transforming common, everyday practices-yoga, reading, walking the dog-into sacred rituals that can heal our crisis of social isolation and struggle to find purpose.


ideas and examples of how everyday rituals can be sacred and used to create community

Best For

clergy and lay leaders; connection and community pastors


purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Rethink how we build community.
  • Nurture connection and well-being by turning ordinary practices into rituals.

About the Contributor

Shellie Riggs Jordan

Shellie Riggs Jordan is the director of the southeast office in Seymour. She is an American Baptist pastor who served 14 years at First Baptist Church in Seymour as the minister of youth. Prior to her time at FBC, Shellie was the director of youth and children’s ministries at First Presbyterian Church in Seymour. To her work with the Center, Shellie brings more than 24 years of experience working with youth and young adults, as well as a strong background in ecumenical ministry.  

Shellie holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Ball State University and a Master of Divinity from Bethel Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. She loves to travel and explore new cultures. She also loves spending time with her husband, Brent, and their kids, Gabe and Casey. Shellie lives in Seymour.

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