Book List

A word about these selections
The riches of the Christian centuries await us in print! Surely no library could contain all that has been written on the life of spiritual discipline, devotion and collected prayers. Here, you will simply find a sample of these writings. Maybe one of these will become the book you return to time and again. Another may be the one that you try and decide, “That’s really not my thing.” So, you’ll move on. Some of these titles are available for checkout at our Second-Ponce de Leon library. Come by and look for one that sounds interesting to you. All should be available as new print, electronic or used books on

Celebration of Discipline by Richard Foster

Prayer: Finding The Heart’s True Home by Richard Foster

The Challenge of the Disciplined Life by Richard Foster

Streams of Living Water by Richard Foster

My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers

Prayers by Michel Quoist

More Prayers by Michel Quoist

A Hungry Soul Desperate to Taste God’s Grace: Honest Prayers for Life by Charles Qualls

Strugglers, Stragglers and Seekers: Daily Devotions for the Rest of Us by Peggy Haymes

Prayer 365 by Michael L. Ruffin

The Breath of Love by Michel Quoist

Hearing God: Developing a Conversational Relationship with God by Dallas Willard

Prayer by George Buttrick

Dark Nights of the Soul by Thomas Moore

The Contemporaries Meet the Classics on Prayer compiled by Leonard Allen

A Serious Call to a Contemplative Lifestyle by E. Glenn Hinson

Prayer in the Life of Jesus by Paris Donehoo

Beginning Prayer by John Killinger

E.M. Bounds on Prayer by E. M. Bounds

Streams in the Desert: 365 Daily Devotional Readings

A Diary of Private Prayer by John Baillie

Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan

Christian Prayer Through the Centuries by Joseph A. Jungmann

Contemplative Prayer by Thomas Merton

When You Pray: Daily Practices for Prayerful Living by Rueben P. Job

Praying for Fishhooks by Mary L. Caldwell

A Guide to Prayer For Ministers and Other Servants by Rueben P. Job and Norman Shawchuck

Biblical Foundations of Spirituality by Barbara Bowe

Pause: Moments to Reflect (365 devotionals) by the publishers of daily devotionals

Everything Starts from Prayer: Meditations on Spiritual Life for People of All Faiths by Mother Teresa

A Prayer Journal by Flannery O’Connor