Praying the Dark Hours

Praying the Dark Hours
Author: Jim Cotter
Release: 2013-01-25
Editor: Canterbury Press
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781848253537
Language: en
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A compilation of Jim Cotter’s beautiful and striking prayers for night time. Based on the traditional pattern of Compline, it presents structured prayer for each night of the week, with seasonal variations and a reflection for every night of the year.

Prayers for the Night

Prayers for the Night
Author: Dorothy M. Stewart
Release: 2012-05-04
Editor: SPCK
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9780281065943
Language: en
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This rich treasury of prayers for the night aims to soothe, reassure, calm, strengthen, delight and restore. Compiled by one of Britain's foremost collectors, the prayers are arranged in categories to help you find just what you need

Praying with Every Heart

Praying with Every Heart
Author: Claudio Carvalhaes
Release: 2021-08-26
Editor: Wipf and Stock Publishers
Pages: 290
ISBN: 9781725273023
Language: en
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This book develops an understanding of prayer from a liberation-theological perspective. “Praying with” offers a distinctive way of praying that can help orient our prayers around the “where” we pray and “with whom” we pray as the locus of the body’s and heart’s theological praxis. The book helps create language to pray with people and in situations we are not used to praying with; it insists on praying amidst racism, poverty, violence, and suffering; it calls us to pray at night and at the end of the world when we are overcome by fear, hurt, climate disaster, or economic impoverishment; it ventures into interfaith prayer settings; and it claims a sense of “self” that is not discrete, encapsulated in its own thinking or feeling—rather, it understands the notion of the self as entangled with the whole earth and each sentient and nonsentient being. Thus, to “pray with” in this book is to take the location of one’s prayer more seriously and, individually and collectively, to gain an awareness of our grounding and positionality, therefore creating a theological structure that assumes both the listening of our own heart and the voices of everything around us.

The Psalter Or Seven Ordinary Hours of Prayer According to the Use of the Illustrious Excellent Church of Sarum

The Psalter  Or  Seven Ordinary Hours of Prayer  According to the Use of the Illustrious   Excellent Church of Sarum
Author: Catholic Church,John David Chambers
Release: 1852
Editor: [London, England] : printed and sold by John Masters
Pages: 442
ISBN: COLUMBIA:50194557
Language: en
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Prayer in the Night

Prayer in the Night
Author: Tish Harrison Warren
Release: 2021-01-26
Editor: InterVarsity Press
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9780830846801
Language: en
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How can we trust God in the dark? Framed around a nighttime prayer of Compline, Tish Harrison Warren explores human vulnerability, suffering, and God's seeming absence as she recalls her own experience navigating a time of doubt and loss. This book offers a prayerful and frank approach to the difficulties in our ordinary lives at work, at home, and in a world filled with uncertainty.

Sought Through Prayer and Meditation

Sought Through Prayer and Meditation
Author: Geno W.
Release: 2010-01-28
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 216
ISBN: 9781592859207
Language: en
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An inspiring collection of meditations, prayers, and insights designed to facilitate the weekly practice of the 11th step, heightening our conscious contact with God as we understand him. Each year, hundreds of men and women cross the threshold of the Wolfe Street Center in Little Rock, Arkansas. Many of them attend the "Hour of Power," a weekly Sunday morning meeting focused on heightening one's spiritual awareness and growth by focusing on the Eleventh Step of Alcoholics Anonymous: "Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out."This special book, designed for weekly study, offers a prayer, a meditation, and related insights from the discussions that emerged during the "Hour of Power." Sought Through Prayer and Meditation brings the insights of the collective consciousness of the Wolfe Street groups to recovering people everywhere. This book reminds us that if we are vigilant in our spiritual pursuit, we may well achieve what is promised: "a glimpse of that ultimate reality which is God's kingdom." (Geno W.)

Ancient Paths

Ancient Paths
Author: David Robinson
Release: 2010
Editor: Paraclete Press
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781557257734
Language: en
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This field-tested guidebook presents Benedictine spirituality and monastic spiritual practices as a source of wisdom and practical guidance for Christian formation today.

God Answers Prayers

God Answers Prayers
Author: Allison Bottke
Release: 2005-01-01
Editor: Harvest House Publishers
Pages: 220
ISBN: 9780736915878
Language: en
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Offering practical guidance and emotional support, thesemoving narratives highlight Godâs faithfulness in every circumstance. Readerswill meet people who learn to put their confidence in God, call on Him to calmtheir storms, and find peace in His presence. Some stories describe God at workin everyday experiences, and others describe His intervention in onceâinâaâlifetime situations. âGodâs Most Precious GiftââAdaughter helps her father to know the Lord at the end of his life. âPerfect StrangersââLifelong friends become lifelong prayer partners. Â âBeautiful Feetâ...Praying through physical handicaps. These testimonies focus on timeless, universal themes suchas love, forgiveness, salvation, and hope, and provide a powerful andpassionate look at how prayer can inspire, encourage, change, and heal.

Praying With Success

Praying With Success
Author: David Forgason
Release: 2012-12-20
Editor: Author House
Pages: 196
ISBN: 9781481700115
Language: en
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This book will give many answers to explain the hows and whys of our prayer life. Explanations are given about prayers being answered yes, no, or hold on. Also the things that will govern and control our prayer life will be expounded upon.

The Prayer book Simply Explained

The Prayer book Simply Explained
Author: Edward Vine Hall
Release: 1908
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 110
ISBN: UVA:X000467833
Language: en
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The Big Book of Pagan Prayer and Ritual

The Big Book of Pagan Prayer and Ritual
Author: Ceisiwr Serith
Release: 2020-11-01
Editor: Weiser Books
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781633411654
Language: en
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A complete guide to the practice of prayer and ritual for Pagans of all traditions. Here is an extraordinarily comprehensive collection of payers and rituals for contemporary Pagans from a variety of traditions to turn to again and again. The Big Book of Pagan Prayer and Ritual includes the following: The role of prayer—yesterday and today The various hidden structures of prayers How to pray both with and without words Rituals for purification, creating sacred space, protection, prosperity, good health, and more Prayers for specific times of day and special days of the month and year Prayers for life—from pregnancy to birth, childhood, first days of school, weddings, aging, and death Lists of offerings, a glossary of deities from many traditions, and an index of prayers by first line

Praying from the Heavenly Realms

Praying from the Heavenly Realms
Author: Kevin Zadai
Release: 2018-02-20
Editor: Destiny Image Publishers
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9780768418132
Language: en
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100% Success in Prayer Have you ever been discouraged by unanswered prayers? This is far from what God intends for His people! Kevin Zadai offers you the key to seeing your prayers answered: accessing your dual citizenship in heaven and earth! According to Scripture, we inhabit both the natural and heavenly realms at once. The secret to answered prayers is listening to the words spoken in heaven and releasing them into your life. These are prayers that God always answers! Many believers experience defeat in their prayer lives because they have neglected this supernatural secret. But Praying from the Heavenly Realms invites you into heavenly visitations with Jesus, where answered prayers are expected and supernatural results are the norm! Learn how to: Cultivate spiritual soil that produces breakthrough, miracles and answered prayers. Access supernatural answers from the throne of God. Develop an experiential relationship with Jesus through heavenly visitations. Unlock the mystery of living from the heavenly realm and infuse your prayers with power and authority! Learn to echo the words spoken in heaven, and see your prayers answered like never before!

A Book of Pagan Prayer

A Book of Pagan Prayer
Author: Ceisiwr Serith
Release: 2018-11-01
Editor: Weiser Books
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781633411036
Language: en
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Steeped in tradition--"Those of us who call ourselves Pagan owe a debt to all those who came before us"--and based on more than a quarter century of research and practice, A Book of Pagan Prayer teaches us to pray in the ways of our ancestors for very modern times and concerns. Changes to this revised edition include rearranged chapters and prayers and the addition of two new chapters, all of which make the book easier to use. The chapters are now arranged in an order that follows a ritual, and all the litanies have been moved to their appropriate chapters. Two new chapters--"General Requests and Offerings" and "Travel, Protection, Imprecatory"--combine two types of prayers out of the general "Petitions" into one. Prayers have been labeled with the deities to which they are addressed and arranged in logical order within each chapter. Prayers to new deities have also been added. In addition, a major problem with the first edition has been corrected: prayers for Lughnasadh/Lammas and Midsummer, two of the eight great neopagan holidays, have been added. A unique collection of nearly 500 prayers written to fulfill the needs of contemporary pagans from a variety of traditions, A Book of Pagan Prayer is a book to turn to again and again. Replaces ISBN 9781578632558

Prayer of the Heart in Christian and Sufi Mysticism

Prayer of the Heart in Christian and Sufi Mysticism
Author: Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee
Release: 2012-05-01
Editor: The Golden Sufi Center
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9781890350352
Language: en
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Prayer of the Heart in Christian & Sufi Mysticism guides the reader through the stages of mystical prayer. Mystical prayer is a way to create a living relationship with the Divine within the heart. Drawing on Christian and Sufi sources such as St. Teresa of Avila, Attar, St. John of the Cross, and Rumi, as well as from his own experience, Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee describes how prayer is first born of need, but then takes one deep within the heart, into the stages of Union and Ecstasy. Through mystical prayer, one is drawn beyond any words into the interior silence of real communion with God. Here, in the silence within the heart, a meeting and merging takes place that carries us beyond our self into the mystery of divine presence, into the secret nature of love's oneness. Prayer of the Heart in Christian and Sufi Mysticism explores the inner listening of the heart, and the secret of 'pray without ceasing' in which we discover how prayer becomes alive within the heart. Finally there is a chapter on the need at this time to pray for the Earth. How can we pray for the well-being of the Earth? How can we include the Earth in our prayers and our heart? This little book is an offering of the heart that brings together the Christian and Sufi mystical traditions in the oneness of love to which they belong. It will benefit any practitioner of prayer, anyone who is drawn to discover a relationship with God within their heart.

American Baptist Memorial

American Baptist Memorial
Author: Anonim
Release: 1856
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: HARVARD:AH3R65
Language: en
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The Seeker and the Monk

The Seeker and the Monk
Author: Scott Sophfronia,Taylor Brown, Barbara
Release: 2021-03-16
Editor: Broadleaf Books
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781506464961
Language: en
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What if we truly belong to each other? What if we are all walking around shining like the sun? Mystic, monk, and activist Thomas Merton asked those questions in the twentieth century. Writer Sophfronia Scott is asking them today. In The Seeker and the Monk, Scott mines the extensive private journals of one of the most influential contemplative thinkers of the past for guidance on how to live in these fraught times. As a black woman who is not Catholic, Scott both learns from and pushes back against Merton, holding spirited, and intimate conversations on race, ambition, faith, activism, nature, prayer, friendship, and love. She asks: What is the connection between contemplation and action? Is there ever such a thing as a wrong answer to a spiritual question? How do we care about the brutality in the world while not becoming overwhelmed by it? By engaging in this lively discourse, readers will gain a steady sense of how to dwell more deeply within--and even to love--this despairing and radiant world.

Prayers for Hard Times

Prayers for Hard Times
Author: Becca Anderson
Release: 2017-12-25
Editor: Mango Media Inc.
Pages: 284
ISBN: 9781633536531
Language: en
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The simple act of praying Wisdom, inspiration and prayer: As recent scientific research shows, the simple act of praying can be emotionally, spiritually, and even physically healing. With Prayers for Hard Times, author Becca Anderson offers solace in bringing together the wisdom of great thinkers, spiritual leaders and writers who have faced difficulty and learned from it. Sacred and inspirational sources: Organized in daybook form, the book draws from sacred sources such as the Bible, the Torah, Buddhist and Native American texts, as well as inspirational writings of: • Joan Didion • Elizabeth Gilbert • Maya Angelou • Rumi • Mark Nepo • Harriet Tubman • Dave Eggars • Abraham Lincoln • Anne Morrow Lindberg • Martin Luther King Jr. Consolation and renewal: Together, these wise words create a tapestry of consolation and renewal for those times when it all seems “too much.” In a world that feels increasingly fragile and, at times, fractured, people need answers and prayers. Becca Anderson’s collection focuses on prayers for a wide range of life challenges, from the personal to the global. Prayers for Hard Times covers issues facing individuals such as loss of loved ones, illness, anxiety, divorce, depression and addiction, as well as those challenges communities face in natural disasters and violence. The writers in Anderson’s devotional address the world at large, as well, with words of hope and help for global poverty, hunger, war and the environmental. Prayers for Hard Times offers readers solace, comfort, and support, drawing from the wisdom of every era, every major faith and tradition, and the important voices of those who have lived through such experiences themselves.

Prayer for the Day Volume II

Prayer for the Day Volume II
Author: BBC Radio 4
Release: 2016-10-18
Editor: Watkins Media Limited
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781786780034
Language: en
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A follow-on to the highly successful Prayer for the Day Volume I, this second volume brings together 365 selected readings from the much-loved, long-running series on BBC Radio 4. The programme, which has been broadcast daily at 5:43am for several decades, and continues to attract over half a million dedicated listeners, comprises a short 2-minute reflection to start your day. These artfully combine traditional forms of prayer and reflection, from a variety of religions and denominations, with contemporary issues and themes that are often relevant to the date on which the programme is broadcast. In keeping with the theme of 'Prayer for the Day', there are 365 reflections in the book, from a vast range of the eminent religious figures and broadcasters who have contributed to the programme over the years. There will be a foreword by a prominent figure in the faith community, a short profile of each contributor and an index of contributors. To emphasise the point that the reflections can be used daily, they are ordered by date (i.e. 1st January, 2nd January etc), and each entry is selected on the basis of it being as date-specific as possible. The date of broadcast is underneath each entry, and dates are also marked at the top corners of each page so they can be found easily. The spacious design includes page openers for each month with simple line illustrations. Prayer for the Day Volume II is a beautiful and inspirational addition to any bedside table, with religious meditations that both participate in the ecumenical spirit of the 21st century and equip you perfectly for each day's journey.

Bible Manual for Soul winners

Bible Manual for Soul winners
Author: William F. Quillian
Release: 1898
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 139
ISBN: UVA:X001260556
Language: en
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Prayer and Bible Band Topics Winter Quarter 2020 Dec Feb

Prayer and Bible Band Topics Winter Quarter 2020  Dec Feb
Author: Church Of God In Christ Publishing House
Release: 2020-12-02
Editor: Church Of God In Christ Publishing House
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781680874372
Language: en
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The Prayer and Bible Band Topics are an excellent source for those who desire to know more about God's will for their lives through Bible study and practical application. The lessons include questions for the student's consideration and discussion.