Top Ten Tuesday – Creative Prayer Resources

by Christine Sine


Prayer is waking up to the presence of God no matter where I am or what I am doing. Barbara Brown Taylor An Altar in the World.

There is a difference between prayer and prayers. What stirs our creativity to pray without ceasing? Here is a list of the best books we have found.

Bill, Brent and Booram, Beth: Awaken Your Senses: Exercises for Exploring the Wonder of God.

Brazzeal, David: Pray Like a Gourmet: Creative Ways to Feed Your Soul. 

Cameron, Julia: The Artist’s Way

MacBeth, Sybil: Praying in Color: Drawing a New Path to God.

Sine, Christine: Return to Our Senses: Reimagining How We Pray.

Stanley, Kelly O’Dell: Praying Upside Down: A Creative Prayer Experience to Transform Your time With God.

Scandrette, Mark: Practicing the Way of Jesus: Life Together in the Kingdom of Love.

Taylor, Barbara Brown: An Altar in the World; A Geography of Faith.

Tutu, Desmond and Mpho: The Book of Forgiving: The Fourfold Path for Healing Ourselves and Our World.

Valters Paintner, Christine: Eyes of the Heart: Photography as a Christian Contemplative Practice.



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Sheena Freeman September 6, 2016 - 5:03 pm

Another book I enjoyed is ‘God’s Transmitters’ by Hannah Hurnard. It was written a long time ago, but I found it valuable for deepening my prayer life.

Christine Sine September 8, 2016 - 5:52 am

Thanks Sheena. I have ready Hannah Hurnard in the past but that is not one I am familiar with.

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