Monday, March 4, 2013

Select Resources for Spiritual Growth and Recovery

We recently noted at that the new prayer book for those affected by addiction has been published. Please note that this 40 page book can now be viewed or downloaded free at Reference to Venerable Matt Talbot can be read at pages 30-31.

In the book, Divine Therapy and Addiction: Centering Prayer and the Twelve Steps, at Fr. Thomas Keating, O.C.S.O, a Trappist monk, reflects on the wisdom and legacy of the Alcoholics Anonymous twelve-step approach to recovery and its connections to, and similarities with, the Christian mystical traditions of centering prayer and Lectio Divina.

At “Living Sober Through the Psalms,” found at,) the author prays one at at a time through the Psalms and other recovery literature with added brief personal commentary, and concludes each day with wisdom from Church thinkers. This author also has an article,

Additional resources will be listed periodically.