Tag Archives: BOOKS

A Rosary Prayer

This is a copy of what I received in my email inbox today from the Upper Room Daily Reflections that I subscribe to.  It features an excerpt from a new book of prayers that can be used with the Anglican … Continue reading

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Quote from Beauty: The Invisible Embrace by John O’Donohue Graphics by prayer beads – share freely

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What is Beauty?

I have started reading a wonderful book called Beauty: The Invisible Embrace by John O’Donohue.  If you struggle with the purpose of beauty like I often do, I highly recommend this book.

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St. Birgitta of Sweden – Motivated by Trust

As I have been doing some research on St. Birgitta of Sweden (St. Bridget of Sweden,) one of the chapters in the book I recently read, Open the Door, came back to me. St. Brigitta of Sweden is known as … Continue reading

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Is God Using Me?

Last Friday, our priest, Fr. Denny, gave a homily and used the example of a trip he once took to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) to make a point. He told the story that he and a group from … Continue reading

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Is God in the Walls, the Ceiling, the Floor, the Furniture? Is God Even in the Messy Room?

Yesterday, I received an email for The Upper Room–a daily devotion I subscribe to.  It talked about going though every room in your home and blessing it as a way to make room for the coming of Christ, which I … Continue reading

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The Artist’s Rule: Nurturing Your Creative Soul with Monastic Wisdom

As an artist and someone who seeks to embrace a monastic way of life, I am very excited about this a new book, which has yet to be released by Christine Valters Paintner. The Artist’s Rule: Nurturing Your Creative Soul … Continue reading

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The Way of the Heart Retreat

This past weekend I went on a wonderful retreat in Northern Minnesota. The book we used was The Way of the Heart: Desert Spirituality and Contemporary Ministry by Henri Nouwen. The photo above is the beautiful full moon on the … Continue reading

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Beads & Prayers – The Rosary in History & Devotion by John D. Miller

Beads and Prayers: The Rosary in History and Devotion One of the best resources I have found on the origins of the Rosary is the book Beads & Prayers: The Rosary in History and Devotions by John D. Miller. Not … Continue reading

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