A year's plan of carefully selected spiritual readings from ancient and contemporary writers with questions, exercises and commentary for individual or group use. The result is a wealth of spiritual treasures to enrich and delight. Richard Foster's best-selling Celebration of Discipline provides the framework for this new work. The twelve spiritual disciplines featured are now developed as the themes for selected readings and study helps. The 12 spiritual disciplines are: Inward disciplines Prayer Meditation Fasting Study Outward disciplines Simplicity Solitude Submission Service Corporate disciplines Confession Worship Guidance Celebration Christian classic writers will include Augustine of Hippo, John Henry Newman, Thomas Merton, as well as 20th century authors such as, Simone Weil, Catherine Marshall and Joyce Huggett. Each reading will be followed by an introduction to the life and work of that author, as well as relevant scriptural quotations, questions for discussion, suggested exercises and a reflective commentary by Richard Foster.