Using easy-to-understand language and practical techniques, author Charles Haley guides readers on a spiritual journey exploring the contemplative practices of silence, solitude, journaling, prayer, and meditation on Scripture. Be careful-his compelling insights will challenge you to a new dimension of your spiritual experience and leave you hungering for more.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 236 Vendor: Winepress Publishing Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches) ISBN: 1414112548 ISBN-13: 9781414112541 Availability: In Stock
The chaos of modern lifestyles can encumber even the most dedicated believer's relationship with God. Author Charles Haley challenges Christians to pause and reflect on the wisdom and practices of saints from the past. Using easy-to-understand language and practical techniques, the author guides you on a spiritual journey exploring your deepest hunger for God. He examines: How to live as a monastery without walls-a place where the presence of God can be known Insights from saints from the past fifteen centuries, such as St. Columba whose dedication to Christ still inspires believers today Spiritual disciplines that can beckon us beyond our active pursuits of prayer, Scripture meditation or worship as we know it. Integrating these truths into the rhythm of your life Be careful-the author's compelling insights will challenge you to a new dimension of your spiritual experience and leave you hungering for more. "Charles Haley has done careful research on the topic of spiritual formation. This informative work will 'bring the reader up to speed' on where the church has been . . . and is currently headed regarding making disciples. I recommend this book to anyone desirous of learning more about this growing academic discipline and practical way of life. Dive into this book with an open mind, an open heart, and a highlighter pen " -Dr. Paul Petit Th.M, D.Min; Director of Spiritual Formation; Dallas Theological Seminary. "Charles' introduction to the contemplative aspects of the Christian life has helped clarify a longing that God has placed in my heart but which I had been unable to articulate." -Dr. Raymond Hunter PhD.; President of Emerald Agriculture