Presence Prayer: Study Further

Presence prayer is choosing to believe in and concentrate on God’s continual attention towards us in order to increase our awareness of and dependence upon his very personal presence.

     “Brother Lawrence: An Habitual Sense of God’s Presence.” Pages 369–375 in Devotional Classics: Selected Readings for Individuals and Groups, revised and expanded. Edited by Richard J. Foster and James Bryan Smith. New York: HarperSanFrancisco, 2005.

     Brother Lawrence. The Practice of the Presence of God, Revised Edition. Translated by Robert J. Edmonson. Edited by Hal M. Helms. Orleans, Mass.: Paraclete, 1985.

     Foster, Richard J. “Unceasing Prayer.” Pages 124–27 in Prayer: Finding the Heart’s True Home. New York: HarperSanFrancisco, 1992.

     “Frank Laubach: Opening Windows to God.” Pages 101–107 in Devotional Classics: Selected Readings for Individuals and Groups, revised and expanded. Edited by Richard J. Foster and James Bryan Smith. New York: HarperSanFrancisco, 2005.

     Laubach, Frank C. Letters by a Modern Mystic. Syracuse, NY: New Reader’s, 1955.

     Wolpert, Daniel. “Journaling: Writing What God Shows Us.” Pages 101–112 and 183–84 in Creating a Life with God: The Call of Ancient Prayer Practices. Nashville, Tenn.: Upper Room, 2003.

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