Peace! Be Still! The Gift of Peace

Author: Allienne R. Becker,Ricardo Castellanos

Publisher: Allienne Becker

ISBN: 9780595339051

Category: Religion

Page: 176

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Peace seems to be the most difficult thing to find in life today and the thing most desired by us all. Peace! Be Still! The Gift of Peace demonstrates how we can acquire peace in the midst of the tempests of daily life and know joy unspeakable and full of glory.

Peace Be Still

Author: David McDermott


ISBN: 1456607618

Category: Religion

Page: 117

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This book, "Peace Be Still," is a book of inspired prayers written through turmoil, soul searching and pain to deepening faith, healing and calm. There are homely resumes of the Psalms, reflections of the Holy Spirit and prayers prayers on the trials and tribulations of life and how faith can help overcome these. They are written with humanity sensitivity and grace, reaching out to God, showing God's forgiveness and healing. They are intended as a welcome gift, grounded in scripture for faithful Christians who are looking for words to express their devotion.

The Gift of Pain

Author: Barbara Altemus

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440627622

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 240

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Pain is the touchstone of all spiritual growth. Physical. Emotional. Mental. Spiritual. Pain comes in many forms, diligently avoided by most of us, even at the risk of sacrificing the quality of our lives. But pain can—and should—be a catalyst for change, a doorway through which we travel on our journey from suffering to joy. In The Gift of Pain, author Barbara Altemus links her personal journey of discovery with parallel experiences of world-renowned visionaries, artists, healers, and peacemakers to explore and understand the nature of pain. By drawing on themes of pain—failure, loss, addiction, lack of community, and loss of homeland, among others—these contributors share their intensely personal times of darkness and how these experiences ultimately lead to spiritual awakening and even joy. Includes stories of transformation from: Isabel Allende • Butch Artichoker • Chief Arvol Looking Horse • Margaret Ayers • Rev. Michael Beckwith • Blaze Bonpane • Joan Borysenko • Barbara Brennan • Rickie Byars • Jack Canfield • Deepak Chopra • Larry Dossey • John Funmaker • Dick Gregory • Alaine Haubert • Goldie Hawn • Dr. Gerald Jampolsky • Rigoberta Menchu Tum • Dr. Roy Nakai • Kahu O Te Range • Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi • Martin Sheen • Jana Shiloh • Steven Simon • Frieda Tomosoa • Iyanla Vanzant

The Letters of Paul as Rituals of Worship

Author: John Paul Heil

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1621898857

Category: Religion

Page: 216

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This book focuses on worship in the letters of Paul in an effort to shed some light upon this key theme and bring the various dimensions of its significance into the foreground of Pauline studies. Each of the thirteen New Testament letters attributed to Paul are treated exclusively from the aspect of worship, as understood in its most comprehensive sense in the biblical tradition, with the liturgical and the ethical facets of worship held in dynamic interrelationship. The result is a fresh way of reading and listening to the letters of Paul for a deeper appreciation of their original purpose and message.


A Devotional

Author: Tony Egar

Publisher: Tony Egar

ISBN: 1311814361

Category: Religion

Page: 43

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Healing grows like a plant. In scripture the Lord likens the kingdom of God to the planting of a grain of mustard seed, which grew and became a tree. On another occasion he describes the growth in a slightly different way and says, “first the blade, then the ear, then the full grain in the ear.” The nature of the kingdom is to grow from being small to being fully developed. Divine healing is a part of the kingdom of God. That is what Jesus meant when he said, “Heal the sick and say, the kingdom of God has come near to you.” This means that because the character of the kingdom is to grow, the character of healing is to grow as well. Where there is faith… the essential nature of divine healing is to increase. Once you have been prayed for…you believe the prayer has worked. Believe you have received your healing in the form of a seed.

Finding Peace in the Midst of Chaos

Author: Terri Cruze

Publisher: Terri Cruze

ISBN: 9780971105119

Category: Religion

Page: 100

View: 1345


Through personal testimonies and stories from God's word, Cruze demonstrates how a few simple principles can make a difference in people's lives. She provides practical tools for discovering peace as one grows in his or her relationship with Christ. (Practical Life)

A Positive Plan for Creating More Calm, Less Stress

Author: Karol Ladd

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 1418517097

Category: Religion

Page: 208

View: 2513


Busy. Hurried! FRAZZLED!!! A mom's life is anything but tranquil. With multiple responsibilities as caretaker, taxi driver, short-order cook, and domestic servant, what most women need in life is more calm-and less stress! More Calm, Less Stress provides that positive, biblically-based plan to help women realistically create an atmosphere of peace that she and her family so desperately need. The five delightful and doable action steps help mothers make their home a positive place to live. This is the first book in the Positive Plan series that will also include: A Positive Plan for Creating More Fun, Less Whining (June 2006) A Positive Plan for Creating More Love, Less Anger (June 2007)

The Beauty of the Infinite

The Aesthetics of Christian Truth

Author: David Bentley Hart

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN: 9780802829214

Category: Philosophy

Page: 462

View: 3772


The Beauty of the Infinite is a splendid extended essay in "theological aesthetics." David Bentley Hart here meditates on the power of a Christian understanding of beauty and sublimity to rise above the violence -- both philosophical and literal -- characteristic of the postmodern world. The book begins by tracing the shifting use and nature of metaphysics in the thought of Kant, Hegel, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Lyotard, Derrida, Deleuze, Nancy, Levinas, and others. Hart pays special attention to Nietzsche's famous narrative of the "will to power" -- a narrative largely adopted by the world today -- and he offers an engaging revision (though not rejection) of the genealogy of nihilism, thereby highlighting the significant "interruption" that Christian thought introduced into the history of metaphysics. This discussion sets the stage for a retrieval of the classic Christian account of beauty and sublimity, and of the relation of both to the question of being. Written in the form of a dogmatica minora, this main section of the book offers a pointed reading of the Christian story in four moments, or parts: Trinity, creation, salvation, and eschaton. Through a combination of narrative and argument throughout, Hart ends up demonstrating the power of Christian metaphysics not only to withstand the critiques of modern and postmodern thought but also to move well beyond them. Strikingly original and deeply rewarding, The Beauty of the Infinite is both a constructively critical account of the history of metaphysics and a compelling contribution to it.