Thomas Ashbrook, Mansions of the Heart
Ruth Haley Barton, Invitation to Solitude and Silence; Sacred Rhythms: Arranging Our Lives for Spiritual Transformation; and Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership
David Benner, Sacred Companions and Surrender to Love
Jean De Caussade, The Sacrament of the Present Moment
Rose Mary Dougherty, Group Spiritual Direction
Jeanne Guyon, Experiencing the Depths of Jesus Christ
Thelma Hall, Too Deep For Words
David Hazard, Rekindling the Inner Life Series. The volumes in this series contain short biographies of spiritual writers through the ages and then excerpts from their works. These may be available only as used books, but they are a treasure.
Margaret Guenther, Holy Listening
Walter Hilton (translated by David Jeffrey), Toward a Perfect Love
James Houston (editor), Classics of Faith and Devotion. A less abridged version of David Hazard’s series.
Jan Johnson, Listening to God
Thomas Keating, Open Mind, Open Heart
M. Robert Mulholland, Jr., The Deeper Journey
Henri Nouwen, LifeSigns and Way of the Heart
Basil Pennington, Lectio Divina
Eugene Peterson, Long Obedience in the Same Direction
Gerald L. Sittser, Water from a Deep Well
St. Teresa of Avila, The Interior Castles of St. Teresa of Avila
Heather Webb, Small Group Leadership as Spiritual Direction
* JourneyMates may not agree or endorse all ideas, theology or perspective represented in the books and materials we recommend. We recommend these resources as tools to aid in our growth as followers of Christ. In addition, many of these resources will aid us in our development in the area of spiritual formation and as JourneyMates ministry volunteers and staff. This is not an exhaustive list of all recommended reading or resources. Updated periodically.