A compilation of scripture, prayers, and spiritual readings, this inexhaustible resource contains thematically arranged material for each week of the year and for monthly personal retreats. Its contents have made it a sought-after desk reference, a valuable library resource, and a cherished companion. Includes excerpts from such writers as Thomas Merton, Henri Nouwen, Carlo Carretto, Evelyn Underhill, Albert Schweitzer, Eugene Peterson, Esther de Waal, Thérèse of Lisieux, and many others.
1. Second in the series.
2. Uses Common Lectionary
3. Daily arrangement is as follows: Invocation, Psalm, Reading and Reflection, Daily Scripture Reading, Reflection (silent and written), Prayers (for church, others, self), Hymn, and Benediction
4. The “Readings for Reflection” reach back to early Christian classics and include voices from contemporary spiritual writing.