Sunday night, we finished Living the Liturgy, a series focused on the essential elements of the Practice service. Why does every Practice gathering include a spiritual practice? We defined a spiritual practice as any activity that helps us live more fully in the presence of God. In this way, practices allow us to keep company with Jesus so that we might be formed by Jesus to be like Jesus and put His teaching into practice for the sake of the world.
This week, how might we be a bit more intentional about embracing the presence of God in our spiritual practices? Perhaps there is a specific practice you are being invited to engage, or maybe you will simply be more intentional about God’s presence in the practices that are already a part of our life.
Spiritual Disciplines Handbook: Practices That Transform Us by Adele Calhoun
The Making of an Ordinary Saint: My Journey From Frustration To Joy With The Spiritual Disciplines by Nathan Foster
The Jesus Way: A Conversation on the Ways That Jesus Is the Way by Eugene Peterson
Sacred Rhythms: Arranging Our Lives for Spiritual Transformation by Ruth Haley Barton
Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth by Richard Foster
The Divine Conspiracy: Rediscovering Our Hidden Life in God by Dallas Willard