Recommended Readings


Finding peace, healing, purpose and a community of loving Christians. From Diane Dunn’s library:

NLT Parallel Bible

“A Hidden Wholeness, The Journey Toward An Undivided Life, Welcoming the Soul and Weaving Community in a Wounded World” by Parker J. Palmer

“The Purpose Driven Life, What On Earth Am I Here For?” by Rick Warren

“The Purpose Driven Life Journal, Reflections on What on Earth Am I Here For?” by Rick Warren

“Made To Crave, Satisfying Your Deepest Desire With God, Not Food” by Lysa Terkeurst

“When God Winks at You, How God Speaks Directly to You Through the Power of Coincidence” by Squire Rushnell

“Out Live Your Life, You Were Made To Make A Difference” by Max Lucado

“Max on Life, Answers and Insights to Your Most Important Questions” by Max Lucado

“Quit Going to Church” by Bob Hostetler  (become the church)

“God’s Guest List, Welcoming Those Who Influence Our Lives” by Debbie Macomber

“I Declare, 31 Promises to Speak Over Your Life” by Joel Osteen

“Healing After Loss, Daily Meditations for Working Through Grief” by Martha Whitmore Hickman

“The Prayer of Jabez, Breaking Through to the Blessed Life” by Bruce Wilkinson

“Expressions of Comfort” by Helen Steiner Rice

“To Heaven And Back, A Doctor’s Extraordinary Account of Her Death, Heaven, Angels, and Life Again, A True Story” by Mary C. Neal, MD

“The Exquisite Risk, Daring To Live An Authentic Life” by Mark Nepo

“The Artist’s Way, A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity” by Julia Cameron

“The Best News You Will Ever Hear” By Thomas Jay Oord and Robert Luhn

“Women Food And God, An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything” by Geneen Roth

“Lead Me, Holy Spirit, Longing to Hear the Voice of God” by Stormie Omartian

“In A Pit With A Lion On A Snowy Day, How to Survive and Thrive When Opportunity Roars” by Mark Batterson

“becoming myself, embracing God’s dream of you” by stasi eldredge

“the Artist’s Rule, nurturing your creative soul with monastic wisdom” by Christine Valters Paintner

“Life Without Limits, Inspiration For A Ridiculously Good Life” by Nick Vujicic

“The Inn At Angel Island” by Thomas Kinkade & Katherine Spencer

“In the Company of Others” by Jan Karon

“Eyes of the Heart, Photography As A Christian Contemplative Practice” by Christine Valters Paintner

“The Sacred Sites Bible, The Definitive Guide To Spiritual Places” by Anthony Taylor

“Jesus Calling, Enjoying Peace in His Presence, Devotions for Every Day of the Year” by Sarah Young

“Haiku, the sacred art, A Spiritual Practice in Three Lines” by Margaret D. McGee

“The Vein of Gold, A Journey to Your Creative Heart” by Julia Cameron

“Walking in This World, The Practical Art of Creativity” by Julia Cameron

“Organic Church:Growing Faith Where Life Happens” by Neil Cole

“The Purpose Driven Church:Growth Without Compromising Your Message and Mission” by Rick Warren

“Jesus: Why the World is Still Fascinated by Him” by Tim LaHaye

“Bring on the Blessings” by Beverly Jenkins