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What role do spiritual practices play in your life?

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In recent years awareness of the role of spiritual practices, sometimes called spiritual disciplines, as an important part of the Christian life has been growing in many┬ásectors of the Church. Two of my favorite books on the topic are Richard’s Foster’s Celebration of Discipline and Dallas Willard’s The Spirit of the Disciplines. I also really like James Bryan Smith’s The Good and Beautiful Series, though it goes beyond a strict focus on spiritual practices. So, what about you? Which of the spiritual practices below have you experienced? Take a second and answer the poll below and then consider talking about the role of spiritual practices in your life and how they’ve helped (or not) in the Comments section.