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Praying in Color

Praying in Color Author Sybil MacBeth
ISBN-10 1612613535
Release 2013
Pages 100
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This is the most invigorating and enabling book about prayer that I have seen in years! - Phyllis Tickle, compiler, The Divine Hours

Praying in Color

Praying in Color Author Sybil MacBeth
ISBN-10 9781612613918
Release 2013-04-01
Pages 128
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Praying in color can take as little or as much time as you have or want to commit, from 15 minutes to a weekend retreat. “A new prayer form gives God an invitation and a new door to penetrate the locked cells of our hearts and minds,” explains MacBeth. “For many of us, using only words to pray reduces God by the limits of our finite words.” Maybe you hunger to know God better. Maybe you love color. Maybe you are a visual or kinesthetic learner, a distractable or impatient soul, or a word-weary pray-er. Perhaps you struggle with a short attention span, a restless body, or a tendency to live in your head this new prayer form helps to communicate with God. This smaller, “portable” edition has also been revised and updated by the author for the new format.

Praying in Color

Praying in Color Author Sybil MacBeth
ISBN-10 1557255121
Release 2007
Pages 103
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Demonstrates how using colorful drawing, rather than a checklist style, can help focus personal prayers.

Praying in Color Journal

Praying in Color Journal Author Sybil Macbeth
ISBN-10 1557256187
Release 2008-11-01
Pages 192
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Use this beautiful journal as your companion when you pray in color. It includes plenty of space to pray, and quotes from the original book that will inspire your efforts.

Pray Like a Gourmet

Pray Like a Gourmet Author David Brazzeal
ISBN-10 9781612616766
Release 2015-04-01
Pages 192
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Imagine that prayer could be like savoring a fine French meal—a flow of engaging courses featuring creative recipes, infusing all your senses, and enticing a return for more. Is it possible? Yes! David Brazzeal stirs together a love of French dining and his innovative prayer practices with a dash of international adventure to concoct an inspiring, reinvigorating prayer experience. Fun, yet profound, from confession to meditation, from observing to lamenting to praising, this book is full of practical ideas. Some can be used immediately; others take a lifetime to master. Some can be used with groups, while others work well throughout the day. Brazzeal (Now Paul, He was a Servant) has written a cookbook for prayer—literally. After a first section that likens learning to pray to learning to cook and also notes the importance of food in the Bible, the author, who lives in Paris, divides the book into sections. Instead of soups, salads, sides, main courses, and desserts, these sections cover different types of prayer, such as thanksgiving, confessing, and asking, complete with “recipes.” Thus “praising” prayers, which are likened to hors d’oeuvre, contain “recipes” that call for praying by writing down all the verbs in Psalm 147 or by creating a physical movement that opens you to God. Likewise, recipes for “blessing” prayers include visualizing a friend in a setting that represents well-being and joy. The book’s voice is exuberant and the cookbook idea clever and appealing. Rather than a tome to be read and forgotten, the volume is formatted as a resource to keep handy, maybe even among cookbooks. The book might benefit from less autobiography and even more recipes, but it’s still a delectable read, supplemented by tasty quotes from Christian sages. —Publishers Weekly “Pray like a gourmet—I love the metaphor. I know what it means to have been preoccupied by excellent food and wine. I have also learned to apply that strong desire to my personal relationship with Jesus Christ and to be nourished and sustained, even to the point of resilience. I shall keep this series of “tasteful disciplines” close at hand and consume them daily as I hunger and thirst after his righteousness.” —Graham Kerr, The Galloping Gourmet “Pray Like a Gourmet is the gentlest, most readable, kindest guide to prayer one could ever hope to explore. Reading through its storied pages, one goes from ‘I never thought of that before’ to ‘I could do that’ to ‘I want to do that’ and back again. This one is an adventure for the believing heart.” —Phyllis Tickle, compiler, The Divine Hours “If I were a beginning cook, I would want a guide who was experienced, flexible, enthusiastic, and sensitive to the questions and insecurities of an absolute beginner. And if I were a beginner in prayer, I would want David Brazzeal to be my teacher. Even as someone who has prayed for most of my life, I found Pray Like a Gourmet to be nourishing, delicious, and delightful.” —Brian D. McLaren, author and speaker ( “From the moment you read the Menu, - oops, my error! Let's start again. From the moment you read the Table of Contents, Pray Like A Gourmet becomes a banquet for the soul and for the spirit. Since when has prayer been such a mouth-watering, taste-bud awakening experience? Like food and wine, artisan bread and spring-fed water, prayer in its' multiple forms is to be savored as it feeds our inner beings. Prayer is the place of communion and of life-giving union with God. No room for deprivation here. Come and most heartily feast!” —Pierre LeBel, author and teacher, Member of the Canadian Leadership Team and the NA Cities Leadership Team for YWAM.

Awakening the Creative Spirit

Awakening the Creative Spirit Author Christine Valters Paintner
ISBN-10 9780819223715
Release 2010-02-01
Pages 239
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Designed to help spiritual directors and others use expressive arts in the context of spiritual direction.

Pray and Color

Pray and Color Author Sybil Macbeth
ISBN-10 1612618278
Release 2016-06-01
Pages 96
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For readers who struggle with a short attention span, a restless body, or a tendency to daydream, this new prayer form helps to communicate with God. This smaller, "portable" edition has also been revised and updated by the author for the new format.

Praying Upside Down

Praying Upside Down Author Kelly O'Dell Stanley
ISBN-10 9781496406729
Release 2015-04-16
Pages 288
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When you talk to God, do you ever wonder if He really hears? Do your prayers start to feel rote or routine? Do you sometimes feel you don’t even know how to pray? Jesus is known for turning situations upside down . . . and He can do the same in your prayer life. Your perspective on prayer and faith may never be the same again when you read artist and designer Kelly O’Dell Stanley’s delightfully accessible, innovative new book Praying Upside Down. Stanley uses imagery, simple techniques, and artwork to help you see God like never before and move your prayer life away from the preconceived and expected to a new level of intimacy. Praying Upside Down offers a fresh chance to learn something new, hear an answer you didn’t anticipate, and experience God in a more real, tangible way.

Praying in Black and White

Praying in Black and White Author Sybil Macbeth
ISBN-10 9781557259936
Release 2011-10-01
Pages 128
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Men bring distinctive gifts - and challenges - to the spiritual enterprise of prayer. Praying in Black and White honors the unique wiring of men and offers a simple, concrete approach to prayer. With a pen and a piece of paper, men are free to bring their skepticism, task-orientation, self-sufficiency, and independence into a new connection with God.

The Book of Common Prayer

The Book of Common Prayer Author Church of England
ISBN-10 OXFORD:N11392755
Release 1762
Pages 438
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The Book of Common Prayer has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Book of Common Prayer also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Book of Common Prayer book for free.

Pray Deep

Pray Deep Author Kathryn Shirey
ISBN-10 0996731806
Release 2015-08-21
Pages 148
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Have you ever wanted to pray better and become more comfortable praying alone or with others? Want your prayer life to be something more meaningful and impactful? Want to learn different ways to build a closer relationship to God through prayer? Take this 21-day prayer journey, exploring different prayer methods and and ways to pray deeper than you've ever prayed. Learn to pray more, pray better, and pray deep. - Start each day with a brief overview of a prayer topic or method. - Then use guided prompts which lead you through a prayer for that day. - Lined pages allow you to journal your prayers and your prayer experience.

God and You

God and You Author William A. Barry
ISBN-10 0809129353
Release 1987
Pages 83
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Prayer is first and foremost a personal relationship and that the most fruitful prayer is that builds upon and enhances relationship. It shows us how we can develop an intimate relationship with God.

Progress Through Mental Prayer

Progress Through Mental Prayer Author Edward Leen
ISBN-10 9781620320525
Release 2012-02-21
Pages 286
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Praying with the Body

Praying with the Body Author Roy DeLeon
ISBN-10 155725589X
Release 2009
Pages 150
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Pray with more than your mind. Pray like a psalmist

The Little Oratory

The Little Oratory Author David Clayton
ISBN-10 9781622821761
Release 2014-04-25
Pages 224
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Keeping a faithful prayer life with your family isn't easy. From herding distracted children to managing the seemingly endless litany of prayers and devotions, our spiritual life all too often feels frantic and burdensome. This isn't the way it should be. Our prayer life, our family life, and our work life should — and can! — be in harmony. When they are, our family is a powerhouse of grace, and Our Lord transforms our home into a little Eden — a little bit of heaven on earth. With simplicity and holy wisdom, authors David Clayton and Leila Marie Lawler show you how to bring peace to your home by integrating your family into the calm, truly joyful way of Mother Church. Her feasts and seasons, prayers and devotions are gifts that draw us closer to God and unfold before us His marvelous plan of salvation. To help you live the liturgical life of the Church more fully, David and Leila reclaim here an almost lost tradition that families used for centuries to build a beautiful bridge between home and church: the little oratory. Consisting of a modest table and icons, the little oratory is a visible sign of spiritual awareness and devotion. It extends the Eucharistic worship of the Mass into the heart of your home, spiritually nourishing your family and preparing them to transform the world through prayer and charity. Building your own little oratory is simple, and in these pages you'll discover just how easy it is. In fact, you likely have most of the pieces in your home already except, perhaps, the sacred art. That's why we've included here seven full-colored icons that are ready for framing, enabling you to get started right away! By following the wise advice in this book, you'll discover the peace and love that flows from a home that is focused on Christ. You'll also learn . . . How to use sacred art to strengthen your prayer life. How to extend Catholic beliefs and devotions into every room of the house. Why the Liturgy of the Hours is important and how it can make your family holy. How to pray the Rosary with children and keep the rowdiest of them calm and reverent. The active role children can and should play in the prayer life of the family. What to do when only one parent takes the spiritual life seriously. How to overcome the feeling that you're too busy to pray. Practical ways to extend the liturgical life into your workplace. And countless other tips to help you practice your faith in the heart of your home. Scott Hahn “This is one of the most beautiful books I've ever seen. How I wish I'd had it when I first became a Catholic, not just for myself, as a husband and father, but for my family, too. If one book has the potential to transform the Catholic family (and society), this is it.” Thomas Howard “This book is a rare treasure.” Christopher West “A superb guide to making that encounter of thirsts a lived experience in the home.” Daria Sockey, author of The Everyday Catholic’s Guide to the Liturgy of the Hours “The Little Oratory will help you discover a pattern of daily prayer that truly fits your family life while creating a place of beauty in the heart of your home." Andreas Widmer, author of The Pope and the CEO “An indispensable resource for anyone seeking to make their home a breeding ground for holiness.” Elizabeth Foss, Founder, In the Heart of My Home “Leila Lawler and David Clayton offer wisdom and grace to Catholics seeking to make their homes a holy shelter.” Joseph Pearce, Editor of The St. Austin Review “Wonderful, inspiring, and deeply practical.” Stratford Caldecott, an Editor of Magnificat UK “A great blessing to Catholic families.” Father Robert Reed, President, CatholicTV Network “A perfect guide for any family who strives to make their home a place to experience the majesty and beauty of the Divine.”

Praying with Mandalas

Praying with Mandalas Author Sharon Seyfarth Garner
ISBN-10 0835816346
Release 2016-12-01
Pages 128
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Coloring books aren't just for kids anymore. In recent years adult coloring books have become popular. Many grownups have discovered that coloring can quiet their thoughts and reduce anxiety. Sharon Seyfarth Garner found that coloring offered her a new way to pray. She felt especially drawn to mandalas--beautiful circular designs containing geometric patterns.Contemplative coloring is a simple, enjoyable, and tangible way for adults to "be with God on purpose," as Garner defines prayer. Praying with Mandalas blends the relaxing practice of coloring with the ancient spiritual practices of lectio divina (savoring the words of scripture), intercessory prayer, centering prayer, and Examen (seeing God in the events of our daily lives).This coloring book guides adults through a heartfelt, tangible experience of prayer, helping them create a visual prayer journal.

Brain Prayers

Brain Prayers Author Karen D. Wood
ISBN-10 9781490833620
Release 2014-05
Pages 86
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If we know someone has a tumor on a lung, we can picture it and pray for healing in that lung. If someone breaks a leg, we can imagine the cast, and pray for healing in that bone. Ahhh! What if we could pray that specifically for someone with anxiety, or ADHD, or resentment, or rage? The purpose of this book is to take you out of the box, to open a new world of praying about one of our least understood parts: our brain. The study of the brain has exploded in recent decades, as has curiosity of prayer and the brain. Now, learn more about both, transform your life, and those that you pray for. So, these pages are for you whether: you have a minute, or you have an hour you didn't even know you have an amygdala, or you are neuroscientist you are not even sure how to pray, or you have prayed for years Explore your brain. Expand your prayers.