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    Joining Jesus on his Journey: Experiencing truth through imaginative prayer

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    Wherever you are on your faith journey: just beginning, questioning, midstream, there is always more! As we encounter Jesus, truth bursts into life.  We move from the realm of concepts to the reality that is found in a person, someone seeking to draw us ever more closely into his friendship.  In this short book, Adrian C Smith invites you to take a ten-week journey, meeting Jesus through imaginative prayer. A journey he hopes will help you to experience first-hand the truth that in Jesus, God loves you more than you can comprehend.  Adrian also looks at some of the questions this way of praying raises, and ways of doing this well. It's time to join Jesus on his journey!
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    God Among the Ruins : Trust and transformation in difficult times

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    Where do we turn when our world is falling apart?It takes courage to hope; to stand in our confusion and grief and still to believe that 'God is not helpless among the ruins'. Guided by Habakkuk and his prophetic landmarks, we are drawn on a reflective journey through the tangled landscape of bewildered faith, through places of wrestling and waiting, and on into the growth space of deepened trust and transformation. As you read, discover for yourself the value and practice of honest prayer, of surrender, of silence and listening, and of irrepressible hoping.
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    Praying Psalms: a personal journey through the Psalter

    In Praying Psalms Ian Stackhouse offers daily reflections on all 150 psalms. In so doing, he seeks to alert the reader to the sheer emotional range of the Psalter in the hope that this will give courage to pray bold, honest prayers. Indeed, Praying Psalms is best used not as a commentary but a basic primer for anyone wanting to encounter the psalms in all their rawness and vitality. Whether in small groups settings or private prayer, and whether in sequence or in random selection, Praying Psalms is a confident reassertion of the central place of the Psalter in Christian spirituality. "Passion. Joy. Anger. Wonder. Confusion. Rejection. Thankfulness. Pain. Awe. Worship. Wisdom. These are just some of the words conveyed by the psalms to those who read them thoughtfully. And Ian Stackhouse is a thoughtful reader and prayer. These bite-size reflections on all 150 psalms are just the thing to take us closer to God in wonder, joy, confusion, and whatever we are feeling. I highly recommend this book!" --David M. Howard, Jr., Professor of Old Testament, Bethel Seminary (Bethel University), St. Paul, Minnesota
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    In All Seasons For All Reasons

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    Inspired by Jesus' prayer, his disciples asked him, `Lord, teach us to pray' (Luke 11.1). This book gives many time-honoured answers to that request. There is a wealth here of fresh ways to pray, such as using nature and dreams as inspiration and getting in touch with one's emotions. Key topics such as distractions, dryness and doubt, as well as joy and finding God in all things, are covered. The Church's tradition, from the Our Father to the Eucharist, the saints and pilgrimages, is offered as a resource for the individual. `God meets you where you are. And the fact that you are holding this book in your hand means you are already open to that encounter.'From the Introduction
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    Prayer: encounter with the living God

    In this deceptively simple set of talks, Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev explains with grace and clarity the Orthodox understanding of prayer. Beginning with conception of prayer as creating a space of encounter with God, we are guided through the Orthodox ethos of prayer and its irreplaceable role in our Christian lives. With his usual lucidity, Metropolitan Hilarion reminds us of what lies at the very heart of prayer to the Living God: God does not need words; He needs men s hearts. Words are secondary; of paramount importance are the feeling and disposition with which we approach God. The thirty-two part series on prayer was transcribed and translated from television episodes presented on Russian television in the spring of 1999 by Igumen (now Metropolitan) Hilarion (Alfeyev) with the blessing of His Holiness, the late Patriarch Alexei II of Moscow and All Russia.
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    Multicoloured Advent

    A collection of designs to colour in, with a Bible meditation for each.  Use this book to guide your thoughts and meditations in the run-up to Christmas.
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    Candle Walk: a bedtime prayer to God

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    A child's introduction to Compline - Share the beauty of nature and bedtime prayer with a special child. In this bedtime book, join in a candlelit wander through the woods, listening attentively to the river, trees, stars, and moths singing verses from scripture. This beautifully illustrated picture book invites families to enter into a calm, contemplative quieting-down based on a centuries-old practice of evening prayer from the Christian liturgical tradition. Like the beloved Office of Compline, the book helps children "complete" their day and prepare for sleep, fulfilling a hunger for a bedtime prayer that is not simply intercessory, but offers an opportunity to practice listening and contemplation. Appropriate for toddlers and school-children alike, Candle Walk is a wonderful way to prepare children for sleep, assured of the nearness of God.
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    Spiritual Maladies

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    To love is to live and to live is to love; this is God's intention for humanity. However, humanity falls ill along the way; its love of God and neighbour becomes diseased, infected with other loves; the love of money, of pleasure. . . . To these malaises God becomes our physician; he draws alongside us to heal and to restore us to fullness of life. The author enables us to rediscover this obscured face of God, the face of God our physician, full of compassion and very attentive--a God before whom it is best to lay bare all our ills in order to be healed.   In this important corrective, Daniel Bourguet reorients readers. Sin is not so much law-breaking behaviour that requires a punitive judge as it is a spiritual malady of the passions in need of the Great Physician. From Cain's sin to Christ's ministry, we see grace as God's medicine for our sick world. This book is gentle, therapeutic gift.
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    Praying the Psalms

    In Praying the Psalms, Daniel Bourguet offers practical keys that are both theological and spiritual, unlocking the psalms for both personal and corporate prayer and worship.  Bourguet offers invaluable teaching on spiritual discernment and warfare through his unique approach to praying even the most disturbing psalms regarding enemies. Readers will be inspired to read, interpet and pray the psalms at the foot of the cross with Jesus Christ as fellow supplicant, final destination and resurrected guide.
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    To Pray and to Love: conversations on prayer with the early church

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    "Drawing on the vast riches of early monastic writers, Roberta Bondi's book on prayer is real, loving and wise.  She invites us to keep such company with early Christian sources as to illuminate a way of praying, living and thinking about life in mutuality with God. Amid the welter of books on prayer and Christian sprituality, this one shines like Epiphany and will empower like Pentecost"
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    Reading with God: Lectio Divina

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    Lectio Divina, or the art of praying with the Bible, was an art all but lost outside monastic communities, but now being re-discovered by  increasing numbers of lay people.  Following St. Benedict's opening command in his Rule to "listen", attending to the word of God through the printed text  is an art which helps us to listen to God in a world where we are surrounded by a cacophony of noise.  David Foster has written a masterly guide to this art.
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    Holy Silence: the gift of Quaker spirituality

    Holy Silence is a contemporary classic on sacred silence. In this revised and expanded edition, Brent Bill presents the Quaker practice of silence and expectant listening to a wider Christian audience with warmth, wisdom and gentle humour.
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