More Savoring God: Praying with All Our Senses [NOOK Book]

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What does a clock or calendar, a map, a newspaper or bandage, a set of measuring cups or a basket have to do with prayer? Kathleen Finley not only tells about how to pray with all our senses, but also shows us how, using Scripture as well as factual information about a wide variety of everyday objects, to help us take seriously how everything has the potential to be holy in light of Jesus' incarnation. If folding your hands and closing your eyes doesn't always work for you as a posture of prayer, this excursion ...
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Overview

What does a clock or calendar, a map, a newspaper or bandage, a set of measuring cups or a basket have to do with prayer? Kathleen Finley not only tells about how to pray with all our senses, but also shows us how, using Scripture as well as factual information about a wide variety of everyday objects, to help us take seriously how everything has the potential to be holy in light of Jesus' incarnation. If folding your hands and closing your eyes doesn't always work for you as a posture of prayer, this excursion into new possibilities for prayer may be for you.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781621894186
  • Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
  • Publication date: 7/26/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 379 KB

Meet the Author

Kathleen Finley is a visiting instructor in the Religious Studies Department at Gonzaga University. She speaks regularly about spirituality and family life at workshops around the country. She is the author of several other books, including9 Building a Christian Marriage: 11 Essential Skills.
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Table of Contents

Introduction: Our Senses Are There For a Reason ix

In the Office and at School

1 Candle: The Light of Christ 3

2 Clock and Calendar: Now Is the Acceptable Time 6

3 Bills: What Credit Is That to You? 12

4 Marker or Crayon: God's Gentle Mercy 17

5 Voice: You Know Mine 22

6 Photograph: In God's Image 17

7 Book: In the Book of Life 32

8 Map or Globe: Where Can I Go? 37

9 Letters of the Alphabet: I Am the Alpha and the Omega 43

10 Flag or Symbol: More Than Meets the Eye 47

11 Eraser: Wipe Away My Offenses 52

Around the House

12 Ruler: A Generous Measure 59

13 Cup or Mug: Let It Pass from Me 63

14 Door: I Stand and Knock 67

15 Towel and Soap: Create in Me a Clean Heart 72

16 Pills or Medicine: The Gift of Health 77

17 Newspaper: Believe in the Good News 82

18 Clothing: Put On Love 86

19 Hammer and Nails: A Time to Build 91

20 Bandage: You Have Healed Me 96

21 Needle and Thread: A Time to Sew 100

All Around Us

22 A Leaf or Branch: Alive in Christ 107

23 Ribbon or Bow: Gifts from God 110

24 A Feather or Egg: Consider the Birds of the Air 114

25 Music: Make a Joyful Noise 117

26 Moon and Stars: Look Up and See 122

27 Window: Let Me See Your Love 127

28 Basket: Woven In Love 131

29 Seashell: Like the Sands of the Sea 136

30 Name: I Have Called You 141

31 Favorite Smell: A Pleasing Fragrance 146

For Further Reading 151

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