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Radical Availability

by Beth A Richardson on August 28, 2016 · 0 comments

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Finding Your Treasure

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By Beth A. Richardson For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. —Matthew 6:21 Sometimes finding what we treasure in our lives, our families, our communities, our world is a challenge. We might say we treasure relationships but then realize that we never seem to spend any time with others. We might […]

June 29, 2016 7 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE →

Practice: A Seven-Day Experiment with Wholeness

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By Lynn M. Baab When you ask people what enables them to experience God’s wholeness, you’ll hear numerous answers. In the next seven days, we invite you to experiment with various practices and to see how they feel to you. Dedicate some time each evening, maybe after dinner or at bedtime, and evaluate your experience […]

April 25, 2016 7 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE →

Practice: The Welcoming Prayer

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By J. David Muyskens I find myself sometimes moving into a dark mood: I’m worried about my health; I’m pessimistic about the future; I’m distressed about my ability to meet the challenges a day brings. When I find myself moving toward these thoughts, the welcoming prayer can change my mood. This prayer acknowledges the presence […]

March 3, 2016 3 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE →

Lent Photo-a-Day Practice

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Are you a visual psalmist? Do you pray with your camera in your hand? If so, please join us this Lenten season for Alive Now’s Lent Photo-a-Day spiritual practice. Come to this page each day to find the word for the day. Then stop, watch, wait, see … for God’s presence in the word for […]

January 22, 2016 70 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE →