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Finding Grace at the Center: The Beginning of Centering Prayer by M. Basil Pennington. Reflections and advice on Centering Prayer’s possibilities—and its pitfalls—are presented with clarity and simplicity, with a vision of the deeper life of the soul that contemplative prayer can bring about.
A faith for all seasons: Liberal religion and the crises of life by William R Murry. A liberal religous understanding of the pain and suffering in life which mirrors a Unitiarian Universalist philosophy. It is a refreshing approach to the crisis of life that will help many people deal with their feelings of blame and guilt when a loved one dies. This book is a solid reference for those dealing with providing comfort to those grieving.
Simply Pray: A Modern Spiritual Practice to Deepen Your Life by Erik Walker Wikstrom. Drawing from the wisdom of the world’s religions, Simply Pray offers readers an easy-to-use modern prayer practice free from any particular theological orientation
Sunday and Every Day: My Little Book of Unitarian Universalism by Patricia Frevert. This small book puts a little bit of the Unitarian Universalist faith in a child's hands. Features prayers for worship and everyday use, stories, songs, plus the seven Principles and six Sources in children's language. Ages 5 and up.
Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three Essential Prayers (30 Minute Spiritual Series) by Anne Lamott, www.amazon.com/...
Gift Of Faith: Tending the Spiritual Lives of Children by Jeanne Harrison Nieuwejaar. Filled with practical advice and psychological insight, The Gift of Faith celebrates religion in lives in children. Drawing from her personal stories and experiences, Nieuwejaar illustrates how religious community plays an integral role in deepening the faith of parents, who are children's primary educators. She encourages parents to communicate their beliefs in words and in actions.
Singing in the Night (Collected Meditations, V. 5) by Mary Benard, Each meditation illustrates that faith is not to be taken for granted—it must be attended to, cared for, and practiced. The four writers who contribute to Singing in the Night offer hope, gratitude, and a sense of deep humility at day’s end: