Death and Dying (& life)-

Blumberg, Antonia; A Growing Movement of 'Death Doulas'; Huff Post; ©06/05/2017. To access article, CLICK HERE.

Byock, Ira, M.D.; Dying Well: Peace and Possibilities at the End of Life; Riverhead Books, N.Y.; ©1997.

Commonweal End of Life Conversations (podcast series): CLICK HERE

Dardis, S., and C. Rogers, As I Journey On: Meditations for Those Facing Death. Augsburg Books, Minneapolis. ©2000.

Death Comes to Us All; an audio presentation by the BBC. To access presentation, CLICK HERE

International End of Life Doula Association. To access INELDA Website, CLICK HERE.

Learner, PhD, Michael; Death and Dying: Lessons from Commonweal (pod cast); To see information and listen, CLICK HERE

National Cancer Institute. National Institutes of Health. Advanced Cancer: Living Each Day. .

Nouwen, Henri; Beyond the Mirror: reflections on death and life; ©1990.

Nouwen, Henri; Our Greatest Gift: A Meditation on Dying and Caring. Harper Collins, ©1995.

Nuland, Sherwin B.; How We Die:  Reflections on Life’s Final Chapter, Vintage Books, Random House, New York, ©1993.

O’Donohue, John; Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom; Harper Colliins, New York; ©1997.

Partnership for Caring: America’s Voices for the Dying.  For more information, CLICK HERE.

Westberg, G.E.; Good Grief. Augsburg Books, Minneapolis. ©1962.

Why we need to face our mortality, reflections on an Irish Wake; a video presentation by author Kevin Toolis. To access the video, CLICK HERE.

Wilkerson, Glenn and Robert B. Brooks; Reflections on Mortality; iUniverse, Bloomington, IN; ©2017.


Fendall, Lon; Wood, Jan; Bishop, Bruce.  Practicing Discernment Together (Finding God's Way Forward in Decision Making). Barclay Press, OR, 2007. 

Fletcher, Ruth; Take, Break, Receive: The Practice of Discernment in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ; Disciples Home Missions; Indianapolis, IN; ©1999. To download document, CLICK HERE.

Gaines-Cirelli, Ginger; Sacred Resistance: A Practical Guide to Christian Witness and Dissent; Abingdon Press; ©2018.

Morris, Danny E., and Charles Olsen; Discerning God's Will Together: A Spiritual Practice for the Church; Alban Institute; ©1997.

Schuurman, Douglass J.; Vocation: Discerning Our Callings in Life. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, ©2004.

Disciplines and Practices-

Baldwin, Christina; The Seven Whispers: A Spiritual Practice for times Like These; New World Library; ©2002.

Bass, Dorothy C.,ed.; Practicing Our Faith: A way of life for a searching people; Jossey-Bass Publishers; San Francisco, CA; ©1997.  [a study guide is also available for this book to be used in a class context].

Calhoun, Adele A. Spiritual Disciplines Handbook: Practices that Transform Us. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, ©2005.

Cornwall, Robert D.; Unfettered Spirit: Spiritual Gifts for the New Great Awakening; Energion Publications; Gonzalez, FL, ©2013. Click Here for order information.

Creps, Earl.; Off -Road Disciplines: Spiritual Adventures of Missional Leaders. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, ©2006.

De Mello, Anthony; Sadhana: A Way to God (Christian Exercises in Eastern Form); Image Books – Doubleday; ©1978.

Driskill, Joseph. Protestant Spiritual Exercises: Theology, History and Practice. Morehouse Press, ©1999.

Foster, Richard J. Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth. San Francisco: Harper, ©1988.

Halverson, Delia; The Gift of Hospitality: In Church, In the Home, In all of life; Chalice Press; St. Louis, MO; ©1999.

Klug, Ronald, How to Keep a Spiritual Journal:  A Guide to Journal Keeping for Inner Growth & Personal Discovery, Augsburg, Minneapolis, ©1982.

Muller, Wayne; Sabbath: Restoring the Sacred Rhythm of Rest; Bantam Books; New York, N.Y.; ©1999.

Nepo, Mark; The Book of Awakening (Having the life you want by being present to the life you have), Conari Press, 2000.

O’Donohue, John; Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom; Harper Colliins, New York; ©1997.

Paulsell, Stephanie. Honoring the Body: Meditations on Christian Practice. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, ©2002.  (study guide also available, by Christine Pohl and Pamela Buck)

Pohl, Christine, Making Room: Recovering Hospitality as a Christian Tradition, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, ©1999.

Siler, Mahan; Anam Cara: Collegial Clergy Communities; Publications Unlimited, Raleigh, N.C.; ©2008.  For more information, CLICK HERE.

Smith, James Bryan with Lynda Graybeal; A Spiritual Formation Workbook: Small-Group Resources  for Nurturing Christian Growth -- Revised; Harper San Francisco, ©1999.

Tippett, Krista, Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living, Penguin Books, ©2016.

Volv, Miroslave and Dorothy Bass, editors, Practicing Theology: Beliefs and Practices in Christian Life, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, ©2002.