Practicing God’s Presence


Here is a list of resources for this month, to help you with your experience of practicing the presence of God!


The standard text for this practice is the Brother Lawrence work I’ve already referenced. You can find it here in updated language:


Practicing God’s Presence: Brother Lawrence for Today’s Reader by Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection and Robert Elmer (Dec 28, 2004)



You can find it here in the original language:


The Practice of the Presence of God (Paraclete Essentials) by Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection and Sister Mary David (Jun 1, 2010)

And you can find the original text for free on Kindle here:


The Practice of the Presence of God the Best Rule of a Holy Life (Dodo Press) by Brother Lawrence (Aug 17, 2007)

Other Great Resources Include:


This Beautiful Mess: Practicing the Presence of the Kingdom of God by Rick McKinley (Sep 30, 2006)

Enjoying the Presence of God: Discovering Intimacy with God in the Daily Rhythms of Life by Jan Johnson (May 28, 1996)

Spiritual Rhythms in Community: Being Together in the Presence of God by Keith Meyer (Jan 16, 2012)

Present Perfect: Finding God in the Now by Gregory A. Boyd (Apr 20, 2010)

Discovering Our Spiritual Identity: Practices for God’s Beloved by Trevor Hudson (Nov 4, 2010)

Thirsting for God: Spiritual Refreshment for the Sacred Journey by Gary Thomas (Feb 1, 2011)

Sacred Waiting: Waiting on God in a World that Waits for Nothing by David Timms (Sep 1, 2009)

The Naked Now: Learning to See as the Mystics See by Richard Rohr (Sep 1, 2009)