Spiritual Tools

Lent Photo-a-Day Practice

by Beth A Richardson on February 27, 2017 · 76 comments

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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. Save this graphic or check on our Facebook page each day for the word of the day. Then stop, watch, wait, see … for God’s presence in the word for the day. Tag your photo on social media (Facebook or Twitter) with #(today’s word), #AliveNowMag, #LentPhoto.

We’re looking forward to joining in this spiritual practice with you beginning March 1 on Ash Wednesday.

Blessings!
The Alive Now Staff

P.S. Printer-friendly version of the graphic here. Black type on white background.

Crossing Thresholds with Jesus

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By Flora Slosson Wuellner Jesus knew all about thresholds between the known and the unknown. All his life he crossed borders between the tried and the untried, the safe and the risky, the old and the new. He walked the frontiers geographically, emotionally, and spiritually. As he and his friends shared that Passover supper, that […]

February 27, 2017 2 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE →

Spiritual Practice: Conversation

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By Lynne M. Baab Because God values caring and supportive relationships, we know God is eager to help us grow in our ability to show love in conversations. And because God longs for our companionship, we can expect that when we ask for help in this area, God will nurture our ability to listen in […]

December 28, 2016 3 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE →

Advent Practice – Pray with Your Camera

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Are you a visual psalmist? Do you pray with your camera in your hand? If so, please join us this Advent season for Alive Now’s Advent 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 […]

November 6, 2016 26 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE →

Spiritual Practice: Growing in Compassion

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By Melissa Tidwell Compassion involves more than just emotion. Though the feeling-with part of compassion is important, as a spiritual practice compassion involves responding to the pain of another. To practice compassion for homeless individuals first involves discernment, seeking to learn more about the factors that contribute to homelessness. Next, compassion is solidarity, standing alongside […]

October 28, 2016 0 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE →