Large Print Resources

Abide with Me: Prayers for Life’s Eventide, by Carlee Hallman. $12. 100 prayers written in first person and grouped into sections: Trust, Asking, Lament, Confession, Thank You and Presence.

“Prayers & Psalms for Today” CD and The Large Print Book of Common Prayer includes prayers and psalms from The Book of Common Prayer of The Episcopal Church, USA. Donation requested. Contact Ann Dahlen at or

Passing on the Faith (Journaling, Story Telling, Mentoring):

AIM: Adventures in Mentoring. Award-winning community mentoring program developed and modeled at Trinity Lutheran Church , Roselle , IL . For information and CD-ROM, contact Ken Black,

Effective Storytelling in Church Settings by Barry McWilliams.

Guiding Autobiography Groups for Older Adults by James Birren and Donna Deuchman (Johns Hopkins Press, 1991).

Keeping Your Personal Journey by George Simons (Paulist 1978).

Journal for You by Julie Scott

Journaling through Grief by Kay Porterfield

Life’s Companion: Journal Writing As a Spiritual Quest by Sarah MacDougall

The Memoir: A Basic Guide by Otto Otteson. Free from

The Mystery of My Story by Paula Sullivan (Paulist, 1991).

The New Diary: How to Use a Journal for Self-Guidance and Expanded Creativity by Tristine Rainer (Tarcher 1978).

One to One: Self-Understanding through Journal Writing by Christina Baldwin

Parents and Grandparents as Spiritual Guides: Nurturing Children of the Promise, by Betty Shannon Cloyd. Explores different ways elders can introduce children to the presence of God. $13.

Remembering Your Story: A Guide to Spiritual Autobiography by Richard L. Morgan. Remembering your story helps both the rememberer and those who share the story see how God continues to bless, love and prod us. $12. Leader’s Guide (“Map): $5.

Saving Our Stories: A Legacy We Leave by Richard Morgan,

SOS. Save Our Stories Project,

The Spirituality of Grandparenting, by Ralph Milton. Published by Wood Lake Publishing Inc.

The Story of Your Life: Writing a Spiritual Autobiography by Dan Wakefield (Beacon).

Telling Tales: A Memoir Guidebook by Nancy Tsuchiya (Stories Unlimited, Cave Creek, AZ).

Where to Go From Here? Discovering Your Own Life’s Wisdom in the Second Half of Your Life by James Birren and Lind Feldman (Simon & Schuster, 1997).

Writing About Your Life by William Zinsser.

Writing Life Stories by Bill Roorbach (Story Press, 1998).

Your Life As Story by Tristine Rainer (Putnam, 1997).