Here are some resources mentioned in Life as a Laboratory: What spiritual experiment might you try in 2023? webcast conversation between Nathan Foster, Richard Foster, and Carolyn Arends.


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Countdown Song

New Year’s Day from the album — Just Getting Started (An Acoustic Reflection on 20 Years in Music) by Carolyn Arends

Books by Richard Foster

Humility: A Year of Searching for a Vanishing Virtue

Cel­e­bra­tion of Discipline

Streams of Liv­ing Water

Oth­er Richard Fos­ter Resources

Resources recommended by Richard Foster

Gayle D. Beebe: Longing for God: Seven Paths of Christian Devotion 

Frank C. Laubach: Letters by a Modern Mystic: Excerpts From Letters Written To His Father 

Frank C. Laubach: Learning the Vocabulary of God: A Spiritual Diary

Quote: When I discovered a new plant, I sat down beside it for a minute or a day, to make its acquaintance and hear what it had to tell… I asked the boulders I met, whence they came and whither they were going. — John Muir

Resources from Nathan Foster

Wisdom Chaser: Finding My Father at 14,000

The Making of an Ordinary Saint: My Journey from Frustration to Joy with the Spiritual Disciplines

The Renovaré Podcast and The Friends in Formation Podcast

Resources from Carolyn Arends

Living Inside the Lord’s Prayer (Renovaré online course)

The Universe in 57 Words (Renovaré resource)

Carolyn’s personal newsletter

Other Resources Mentioned in the Webinar and Chat:

Ilia Delio O.S.F.: The Humility of God: A Franciscan Perspective

Ann Voskamp: One Thousand Gifts 10th Anniversary Edition: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are

Mike Mason: Champagne for the Soul: Rediscovering God’s Gift of Joy

Spiritual Director Resources:

Centering Prayer Mobile App