Here’s a good list of the best books on prayer as rated by GOODREADS readers. Check it out. PRAY LIKE A GOURMET currently weighs in at #3 out of 68. If you’re a GOODREADS member you can vote for your favorites or even add a new one.
Here’s an enchanting piece of rather minimal music based on the Song of Songs (Song of Solomon) by David Lang. Give it a listen. If you want to enhance the experience do a lectio divina with Song of Solomon chapter 2. Read the passage slowly 3 times with a pause of a minute between each […]
My friend Deborah of The Women of the Passion inspired me with a really beautiful way to intercede for people this past summer. After our coffee time together, she opened up her journal to a blank page and asked me to trace my hand. After looking at her rather quizzically, I did it. She then asked me […]
We’re now more than mid-way through September. A few weeks ago I made some suggestions about trying to make some slight readjustments to your daily, weekly or monthly schedule. Here are some possible ”tweaks” that would give a few more minutes for mindful reflection and/or prayer activities. For example: Set the alarm a little earlier. Skip a […]
*** Beautifully put! Thank you Mr. Kierkegaard. Understanding this, means a new realm of prayer is opening up to us. When the focus of our prayer is less on requests, petitions and demands, then other aspects such as praise, thanksgiving, meditation and contemplation come to the front. These allow us feel the nature of God, […]
We pray to the great Spiritual Power in which we live and move and have our being. We pray that we may at all times keep our minds open to new ideas and shun dogma; that we may grow in our understanding of the nature of all living beings and our connectedness with the natural world; that we […]
Over the past couple of months, thanks to some new gadgets, I’ve spent some time in making music. I’m exploring the possibilities of calm, mediative, minimalist music but with unusual and electronic sounds…..Music that enhances my spiritual moments but feels ‘up-to-date’ (but without getting into cheesy new-age synthy stuff). You can find my first installment […]