Praying With The Body

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Praying With The Body

Author : Roy DeLeon
ISBN : 1557256330
Genre : Religion
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A visual guide to using motion along with the words of the Psalms to invigorate your prayer life.
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Praying With Body And Soul

Author : Jane E. Vennard
ISBN : 1451410743
Genre : Religion
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Praying with Body and Soul involves the whole person: our senses, our bodies at rest or in motion, our imaginations, as well as our minds and emotions. By paying prayerful attention to the body people will not only recognize the ways in which they already pray, but will learn how to deepen their relationship with God. Each chapter includes questions for reflection, and practical exercises, such as drawing, walking meditation, fasting, making music, dancing, and praying in sickness and disability. This guide to prayer can be used by individuals, prayer partners, and small groups.
Category: Religion

Walking On Water

Author : Anthony De Mello
ISBN : 0824516737
Genre : Religion
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Never before published in English, this is a step-by-step exercise book integrating the Christian tradition of contemplation and the Eastern wisdom of meditation. Fr. de Mello's stories and spiritual guidance are provocative, filled with humor, and grounded in everyday experiences.
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Prayer Of Heart And Body

Author : Thomas Ryan
ISBN : 080914056X
Genre : Health & Fitness
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A practical "how-to" guide for persons who want to learn how to meditate or practice yoga in a way that is consistent with their Christian faith.
Category: Health & Fitness

This Is My Body

Author : Alla Renee Bozarth
ISBN : 9780595306350
Genre : Poetry
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O Earth, wrap me in your leaves- heal me. Let me fall on your Earthbreast- feed me. Sing to me under the round nests in your cedar trees. . . Let my wounds open and empty Into your wonderful compost heap. . . Let my wounds become fertile gardens and Let me be. Let me live again.
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Author : Marla Taviano
ISBN : 9781476737133
Genre : Religion
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A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.
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Pathways To Praying With Teens

Author : Maryann Hakowski
ISBN : 9780884892960
Genre : Religion
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If you're looking for exciting and meaningful ways to pray with your teens, Pathways to Praying with Teens is just the right guidebook. Each chapter features a prayer form to enhance the young person's experience, such as music, drama, and dance; storytelling and audiovisual aids; scriptural, shared, and quiet prayer; and traditional prayer.
Category: Religion

Praying In The Messiness Of Life

Author : Linda Douty
ISBN : 0835810410
Genre : Religion
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How can you find more time for prayer when life keeps you on the run? Maybe the answer is easier than you think. In Praying in the Messiness of Life, Linda Douty encourages you to incorporate prayer into your daily life as it is, rather than trying to find more time to pray. Her fresh ideas for weaving prayer into each day will help you connect with God even in the messiness of life.You will feel closer to God and better able to cope with your circumstances. Spiritual director and author Jane E. Vennard says, "With the words 'God is more interested in our growth than our guilt,' Linda Douty leads us on an exciting journey of learning to pray as we can, not as we can't. Her stories, prayer suggestions, and reflection questions offer heartfelt and practical ways to stretch open our lives of prayer and help us renew and deepen our relationship with God." A great resource for individual or group study. Includes reflection questions and a group guide (with options for a 5- or 9-week study or a prayer retreat).
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You Are Already Praying

Author : Cathy H. George
ISBN : 9780819228536
Genre : Religion
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The goal of prayer is to practice it without ceasing. Focusing on the prayer lives of the laity, this book includes stories of individuals seeking to connect their faith with their work in the world. The goal of this connection is to affirm that prayer is both a quiet act of reverence and an active dynamic expressed in daily life situations at work and home. Through the stories of people at work and prayer, the book seeks to encourage an understanding of prayer as that dimension of our relationship with God equally alive at work and at play, in public and at home.
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Praying To A French God

Author : Kenneth Jason Wardley
ISBN : 9781317076384
Genre : Philosophy
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As a phenomenologist Lacoste is concerned with investigating the human aptitude for experience; as a theologian Lacoste is interested in humanity’s potential for a relationship with the divine, what he terms the ’liturgical relationship’. Beginning from the proposition that prayer is a theme that occurs throughout Lacoste’s writing, and using this proposition as a heuristic through which to view, interpret and critique his thought, this book examines Lacoste’s place amid both the recent ’theological turn’ in French thought and the post-war emergence of la nouvelle théologie. Drawing upon unpublished and out of print material previously only available in French, Romanian or German, the book will be of interest to scholars of philosophy, phenomenology and theology.
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Praying Up A Storm

Author : Daniel Bernard
ISBN : 0768429625
Genre : Religion
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The worldwide prayer movement is ushering in revival, and the spiritual forecast for America's cities is rain--the latter rain of Christ's presence that will bring the end-time harvest. Bernard details how the physical water cycle is a representation of what happens when one prays, with the end result being a great outpouring of God's spirit in the land. (Christian)
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Praying The Pattern

Author : Andii Bowsher
ISBN : 9781905452101
Genre : Religion
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The 'Our Father' is often repeated as a set prayer, but rarely prayed as a pattern. However, using it as a framework can let it blossom into our whole life. This book takes a holistic approach to praying, encouraging us to take seriously the fact that Christ gave us this prayer and challenging us to weave it into our lives more fully. Here are creative ideas for prayer groups, retreats and worship as well as for devotional use by individuals: praying with the body, with organisers, scrapbooks, stones, cards, labyrinths, lifestyles and liturgies. Then share your own discoveries on the book's website. Books on the Lord's prayer tend to be one of two kinds. On the one hand there are scholarly books which go into the history, theology and literary things. On the other hand there are more 'devotional' books with meditations on the the prayer. There seem to be few books that take the insights about meanings and structure of the prayer and turn them into practical strategies for praying. Praying the Pattern fills the gap between noting that the 'Our Father' is supposed to be a structuring framework for prayer and the usual practice of recitating the prayer while using other patterns to shape everyday prayer. You can interact with the book and the author at the book's website where there is also new material not in the book, like liturgies, further links, articles and readers' comments.
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Prayer 101

Author : Elaine Helms
ISBN : 9781596692039
Genre : Religion
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With some basic training in intercessory prayer, you can learn to pray the way God intended--with eternal impact. If you would you like to hear God's voice and know that He hears yours, begin to understand biblical principles outlined in Prayer 101. Learn to apply this knowledge to your personal and church prayer life through the variety of prayer opportunities available to intercessors today. For church leaders who recognize that members are often intimidated by the commitment to intercessory prayer, Prayer 101 is an invaluable training resource. Aspiring intercessors can be equipped to serve in a variety of prayer opportunities throughout the church. Timid no longer. Be transformed into an enthusiastic, praying Christian who unlocks the power to make a difference in this world. Be equipped to pray in private or in public.
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Praying And Preying

Author : Aparecida Vilaça
ISBN : 9780520289147
Genre : Social Science
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Praying and Preying offers one of the rare anthropological monographs on the Christian experience of contemporary Amazonian indigenous peoples, based on an ethnographic study of the relationship between the Wari’, inhabitants of Brazilian Amazonia, and the Evangelical missionaries of the New Tribes Mission. Vilaça turns to a vast range of historical, ethnographic and mythological material related to both the Wari’ and missionaries perspectives and the author’s own ethnographic field notes from her more than 30-year involvement with the Wari’ community. Developing a close dialogue between the Melanesian literature, which informs much of the recent work in the Anthropology of Christianity, and the concepts and theories deriving from Amazonian ethnology, in particular the notions of openness to the other, unstable dualism, and perspectivism, the author provides a fine-grained analysis of the equivocations and paradoxes that underlie the translation processes performed by the different agents involved and their implications for the transformation of the native notion of personhood.
Category: Social Science

Praying For One Another

Author : Gene A. Getz
ISBN : 0882073516
Genre : Religion
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Praying for one another focuses on corporate or "body" praying, whereas most books on prayer emphasize personal or individual praying. Both kinds of prayer are important. Yet in the Book of Acts nearly all references to prayer are about praying in groups. This book traces the activities and growth of the church in Acts, demonstrating how "body" praying can become a key to releasing God's power. --from back cover.
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