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Praying a New Story


Offers a way of seeing and being in the presence of an "everywhere God" -- in all, through all, never absent, always near.
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Offers a way of seeing and being in the presence of an "everywhere God" -- in all, through all, never absent, always near.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570755316
  • Publisher: Orbis Books
  • Publication date: 4/28/2004
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 492,187
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 7.34 (h) x 0.35 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7
A New Story to Tell: God Always and Everywhere 12
Our Dignity: A Story for All Human Beings 19
God-with-Us: Temples of God's Spirit 24
Extravagant Generosity: Let Celebration Begin! 32
Understanding Prayer: The Breath of Life in Us 38
Prayer for the New Story: Expressing Who We Are 43
One Body: Bonded with the Universe 47
Living in Love: Earthen Vessels Holding Treasure 51
Jesus, Human Like Us: Setting Us Free 59
Christmas: Emmanuel: God-Is-with-Us 64
Good Friday: A Close Companion 70
Easter: New Beginnings 78
Pentecost: At All Times, in All Places 84
Celebrating Family: Breaking Bread Together 90
Eucharist: Giving Thanks in the Twenty-first Century 95
In Time of Tragedy: Where Is God? 99
Marriage--A Reading: The Spirit of Life and Love in Human Form 103
Wedding Anniversary: Celebrating God's Presence in Our Loving 105
Death: Living on in God 110
Final Prayer at the Crematorium or Gravesite: Where Am I Now? 115
All Saints: We Are All One in God 118
Praying What We Read: Turning Thoughts into Prayer 123
Prayer of Petition: Creating Ripples 129
Gathering Prayer for a Faith-Sharing Group: Acknowledging the Spirit of Wisdom in Us 133
Reconciliation: A Different Sense of Sin 135
Led by the Spirit: The Test of Genuine Prayer 139
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