Pillars of Steel invites you to check out the following resources to further your journey toward wholeness:

RECOMMENDED BOOKS by Author’s First Name: 

(The following is a list of books that POS members have read and recommended.  Please feel free to suggest any other books you would recommend be added).

  • Aelred of Rievaulx, Spiritual Friendship
  • Anthony DeMello, SadHana: A Way to God
  • Anthony DeMello, Wellsprings, A Book of Spiritual Exercises
  • The Bible (Message Version for the New Testament)
  • Brian Plachta, Pillars of Steel: How Real Men Draw Strength from Each Other
  • Brother David Steindl-Rast, Gratefulness, The Heart of Prayer
  • C.S. Lewis, Miracles
  • David C. James, What Are They Saying About Masculine Spirituality?
  • David Murrow, The Map: The Way of all Great Men
  • David Whyte, Songs for Coming Home
  • David Whyte, The House of Belonging
  • Earl Hipp, Man-Making
  • Gerald G. May, The Wisdom of Wilderness
  • Harold Bloomfield, Making Peace with God—A Practical Guide
  • Henri Nouwen, A Spirituality of Imperfection
  • Henri Nouwen, Life of the Beloved
  • Henri Nouwen, The Return of the Prodigal Son
  • James Finley, The Contemplative Heart
  • James B. Nelson, Embodiment, An Approach to Sexuality and Christian Theology
  • James B. Nelson, The Intimate Connection: Male Sexuality, Masculine Spirituality
  • Julia Cameron, The Artist’s Way
  • Julia Cameron, The Sound of Paper
  • John Eldredge, Wild at Heart
  • Jon Kabat-Zinn, Wherever You Go There you Are
  • Margaret Silf, Inner Compass
  • Mark Coleman, Awake in the Wild—Mindfulness in Nature as a Path of Self-Discovery
  • Martin Pable, The Quest for the Male Soul
  • Max Oliva, The Masculine Spirit: Resources for Reflective Living
  • Michael A. Singer, The Untethered Soul
  • Parker Palmer, Let Your Life Speak
  • Parker Palmer, The Promise of Paradox
  • Patrick Arnold, Wildmen, Warriors and Kings
  • Paul O’Callaghan, The Feast of Friendship
  • Philip Yancey, Disappointment with God
  • Richard Hauser, Moving in the Spirit—Becoming a Contemplative in Action
  • Richard Rohr, A Lever and a Place to Stand—the contemplative stance, the active prayer
  • Richard Rohr, Everything Belongs—The Gift of Contemplative Prayer
  • Richard Rohr, Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life
  • Richard Rohr, Immortal Diamond: a Search for Our True Self.
  • Richard Rohr, From Wild Man to Wise Man—Reflections on Male Spirituality
  • Richard Rohr, On the Threshold of Transformation
  • Richard Rohr, The Naked Now—Learning to See as the Mystics See
  • Rob Bell, Love Wins
  • Rob Bell, Velvet Elvis
  • Robert Bly, Iron John
  • Ronald Rolheiser, The Holy Longing
  • Ronald Rolheiser, The Restless Heart
  • Tao Te Ching
  • Thich Nhat Hanh, The Miracle of Mindfulness
  • Thomas Keating, Open Mind, Open Heart
  • Thomas Merton, An Invitation to the Contemplative Life
  • Thomas Merton, Four Story Mountain
  • Thomas Merton, Praying the Psalms
  • Thomas Merton, Spiritual Direction & Meditation
  • Thomas Merton, New Seeds of Contemplation
  • Thomas Moore, Care of the Soul







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