For many of us, Lent is a season for listening — to God, to each other and to the world around us.
Here are some suggestions – from many different perspectives and understandings. Some are classics like Foster, Keating and Merton.
Enjoy and make sure you listen well!
Anderson, Keith: A Spirituality of Listening: Living What We Hear,
Bill, J. Brent: Holy Silence: The Gift of Quaker Spirituality,
Boss, Gayle: Wild Hope: Stories for Lent from the Vanishing,
Brenner, Juliet: Contemplative Vision: A Guide to Christian Art and Prayer,
Buechner, Frederick: Listening to Your Life,
Cyzewski, Ed: Flee, Be Silent, Pray,
de Caussade, Jean-Pierre: The Sacrament of the Present Moment,
Deere, Jack: Surprised by the Voice of God,
Goll, James W.: The Lost Art of Practicing His Presence,
Guenther, Margaret: Holy Listening: The Art of Spiritual Direction,
Fr. Gabriel: Divine Intimacy,
Hart, Thomas: The Art of Christian Listening,
Hipps, Shane: Flickering Pixels,
Huggett, Joyce: The Joy of Listening to God,
Iyer, Pico: Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going NoWhere,
Keating, Thomas: Invitation to Love,
Kelly, Thomas: A Testament of Devotion,
Long, Anne: Listening,
Loring, Patricia: Listening Spirituality,
Merton: Thoughts in Solitude,
__________ Contemplative Prayer,
__________ Dialogues with Silence,
Newell, J. Phillip: Listening for the Heartbeat of God,
Palmer, Parker: Let Your Life Speak,
_______________ A Hidden Wholeness,
Phillips, Susan: Candlelight: Illuminating The Art of Spiritual Direction,
Rohr, Richard: Everything Belongs: The Gift of Contemplative Prayer,
Schade, Leah: For the Beauty of the Earth – A Lenten Devotional,
Valters Paintner, Christine: Lectio Divina: the Sacred Art,
_____________ The Soul’s Slow Ripening,
Virkler, Mark: How to Hear God’s Voice,
Wilson, Rod: How Do I Help a Hurting Friend.
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