Occasions of Prayer: Resources for Prayerful Life

Occasions of Prayer: Resources for Prayerful Life

by Lisa Withrow

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780829813654
Publisher: Pilgrim Press, The/United Church Press
Publication date: 03/29/1999
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.33(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsxi
Prefacexiii
Part 1Rites of Passage
Introduction3
Birth4
Thanksgiving4
Healing for the Mother6
The Future7
Transition8
Good Health8
Sleep9
Family Blessing10
Grandparents' Blessing10
Ritual for Naming11
Dedication12
Early Years13
Good Health13
Safety13
Teenage Years14
Good Health14
Safety14
Studies15
Discernment15
Family and Friends16
Graduation17
Thanksgiving17
The Future18
Transition18
Leaving Home19
The Future19
Transition19
Wedding20
Joining Together20
The Future21
Difficulty21
Retirement22
The Past22
Transition23
The Future23
Sense of Purpose24
Loss25
Parent25
Partner26
Sibling27
Friend28
Part 2Additional Special Occasions
Introduction31
Adoption32
Attending University/College33
Baptism34
Change of Profession35
Commitment36
Confirmation37
Feast38
Foster-parenting39
New Home40
New Job40
Prize-giving and Awards41
Promotion42
Relocation43
Reunion44
Part 3Adversity
Introduction47
Abandonment48
Abuse49
Accident50
Addiction51
AIDS52
Attempted Suicide54
Attention Deficit55
Cancer56
Caregiving57
Coma58
Danger59
Death of a Child60
Abuse60
Accident61
Alcohol/Drug Overdose62
Cot Death63
Eating Disorder64
Illness65
Miscarriage66
Stillbirth67
Suicide68
Violence69
War70
Death71
Abuse71
Accident72
Alcohol/Drug Overdose73
Drowning74
Eating Disorder75
Illness75
Old Age76
Suicide77
Violence78
Depression79
Disaster80
Disillusionment81
Divorce82
Dying83
Vigil for the Dying85
Eating Disorder89
Finances90
Homelessness91
Illness92
Desiring Death92
Healing93
Service of Healing93
Impairment96
Physical96
Mental97
Spiritual98
Infidelity99
Loss of Limb100
Pain101
Prison102
Restlessness103
Separation104
Partner104
Children105
Custody106
Sin107
Penitence107
Confession107
Reconciliation108
Thanksgiving108
Single Parenting109
Suicide110
Uncertainty111
Unemployment112
War113
Weariness114

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