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Spiritual Direction
  • Tending the Soul
    From Burned Out to Beloved: Soul Care for Wounded Healers by Bethany Dearborn Hiser The Soul of the Helper by Holly Oxhandler Boundaries for your Soul by Dr. Alison Cook and Kimberly Miller Invitation to Retreat by Ruth Haley Barton Lost in Wonder: Rediscovering the Spiritual Art of Attentiveness by Esther De Waal Invitation to Solitude and Silence by Ruth Haley Barton Wholeheartedness: Busyness, Exhaustion, and Healing the Divided Self by Chuck DeGroat Sabbath by Wayne Muller Beauty: The Invisible Embrace by John O’Donohue Let Your Life Speak by Parker Palmer The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery “It is only with the heart that one can see rightly: what is essential is invisible to the eye.”
  • Ignatian Prayer & Spirituality
    First We Were Loved: A Year of Ignatian Prayer (Order from Dove House Ministries) Inner Compass by Margaret Silf Why Do You Trouble this Woman? Women and the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola by Anne Arabome, SSS The Examen Book: Exploring Everyday with God by Paul Mitchell and Katie Broussard (an excellent children’s book that we often recommend to adults) All the Things: A 30 Day Guide to Experiencing God’s Presence in the Prayer of the Examen by Katie Haseltine Reimagining the Ignatian Examen by Mark Thibodeaux, SJ The Spiritual Work of Racial Justice: A Month of Meditations with Ignatius of Loyola by Patrick Saint-Jean, S.J. Seeking God: Finding Another Kind of Life with St. Ignatius and Dallas Willard by Trevor Hudson App: Pray as You Go
  • Spiritual Direction
    Inviting the Mystic Supporting the Prophet by Katherine Marie Dyckman, SNJM and L. Patrick Carroll, S.J. Holy Listening by Margaret Guenther Soul Care in African-American Practice by Barbara L. Peacock Spiritual Direction by Henri Nouwen Podcast episode: The Next Right Thing, episode 167 – Spiritual Direction for Beginners
  • Embodiment
    The Wisdom of your Body by Dr. Hillary McBride Embracing the Body: Finding God in our Flesh and Bone by Tara Owens Creative God: Awaken your God-Given Imagination by Anna Bonnema Try Softer by Aundi Kolber Holy Listening with Breath, Body and the Spirit by Whitney R. Simpson An Altar in the World: A Geography of Faith by Barbara Brown Taylor The Artist’s Rule: Nurturing Your Creative Soul with Monastic Wisdom by Christine Valtners Paintner Anatomy of the Soul by Curt Thompson M.D. Art + Faith: A Theology of Making by Makoto Fujimura Podcast episode: The Place We Find Ourselves with Adam Young episode 152 – Learning to Live Inside Your Body with Dr. Hillary McBride
  • Sacred Becoming
    Simple Faith: Growing Beyond Religion as You Know it to Grow in your Relationship with God by Margaret Silf Open the Door: A Journey to the True Self by Joyce Rupp, OSM A Tree Full of Angels: Seeing the Holy in the Ordinary by Macrina Wiederkehr, OSB Set the World on Fire: A Four-Week Personal Retreat with the Female Doctors of the Church by Vinita Hampton Wright The Desert Mothers: Spiritual Practices from the Women of the Wilderness by Mary C. Earle Domestic Monastery: Creating a Spiritual Life at Home by Ronald Rolheiser Life of the Beloved: Spiritual Living in a Secular World by Henri J. Nouwen The Inner Voice of Love: A Journey Through Anguish to Freedom by Henri J. Nouwen The Gift of Being Yourself: The Sacred Call to Self-Discovery by David Benner The Wild Edge of Sorrow by Francis Weller Podcast episode: The Bible for Normal People – Episode 37 with Sarah Bessey – It’s Okay to Deconstruct
  • Prayer & Meditation
    Seven Sacred Pauses by Macrina Wiederkehr, OSB Mindful Silence: The Heart of Christian Contemplation by Phileena Heuertz Prayers for a Pioneer by Jenneth Graser Circle of Grace: A Book of Blessings for the Seasons by Jan Richardson Praying Our Goodbyes by Joyce Rupp Incandescence: 365 Readings on the Women Mystics by Carmen Acevedo Butcher Into the Silent Land: A Guide to the Christian Practice of Contemplation by Martin Laird The Wood Between the Worlds by Brian Zhand App: Centering Prayer Visual Commentary on Scripture: Encounter the Bible through Art Sacred Art Pilgrim
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