PREPARING FOR A SPIRITUAL RETREAT
Thomas, Gary L. Sacred Pathways. Zondervan, February, 2002.
Gives 9 different styles/preferences for connecting with God. We are all made differently. When we take this into consideration in planning our times with God, we can enjoy a more intimate time with our Creator.
Barton, Ruth Haley. Sacred Rhythms. IVP Books, 2006.
An introduction to nine spiritual disciplines for the Christian life.
Barton, Ruth Haley. Invitation to Retreat. InterVarsity Press, 2018
This book guides the reader through an exploration of retreat. At the end of each chapter, there are practical thought provoking questions that could be used to prepare for a retreat or to reflect on during a retreat.
Johnson, Jan. Enjoying the Presence of God. NavPress, 1996.
This is a very practical look into how we can become more aware of God’s presence in our daily lives. Inspired by Brother Lawrence (Practicing His Presence) and Frank Laubach.