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practices and beliefs that lead to spiritual transformation
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Getting Ready for Advent & Christmas – Worship Resources for 2015

Getting Ready for Advent & Christmas – Worship Resources for 2015 | Spiritual transformation | Scoop.it
So once again I am trying to condense the endless resources out there to assist us in designing worship services and activities for this season. It is a little overwhelming I know. This is one of s…
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Coloring books for grown-ups: Calming - but a spiritual practice? - Colorado Springs Gazette

Coloring books for grown-ups: Calming - but a spiritual practice? - Colorado Springs Gazette | Spiritual transformation | Scoop.it
Alison Gary used to go to church on Sunday mornings, but lately she's...
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St Francis Day & Blessing of the Animals – 2015

St Francis Day & Blessing of the Animals – 2015 | Spiritual transformation | Scoop.it
St Francis Feast Day is only a few days away – October 4th and many churches including ours, are getting ready for a blessing of the animals at Sunday’s service. I love being about to t…
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Interactive Prayer Stations

Interactive Prayer Stations | Spiritual transformation | Scoop.it
Read more about what interactive prayer stations are about, possible layout for prayer stations, and how my church came about implementing prayer stations into our Sunday worship. Here is a list of...
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Easter Sunday Resources 2015

Easter Sunday Resources 2015 | Spiritual transformation | Scoop.it
As we think about Easter Sunday, my thoughts focus on the hope and long for God’s eternal world that we glimpse so dimly at the moment. We are prisoners of hope, believing that one day God's resurr...
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Let's Get Creative - Take A Photo A Day Through Lent

Let's Get Creative - Take A Photo A Day Through Lent | Spiritual transformation | Scoop.it
We live in a visual world which beckons us to stop, look and reflect. But most of us are too busy to do so. Rethinkchurch.org has a great suggestion for a very visual way to celebrate the season of...
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Lets Get Creative - Grow a mandala

Lets Get Creative - Grow a mandala | Spiritual transformation | Scoop.it
The word "mandala" is from the classical Indian language of Sanskrit. Loosely translated to mean "circle," a mandala is far more than a simple shape. For both Hindus and Buddhists it is a spiritual...
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365 grateful project | Hailey Bartholomew | TEDxQUT - YouTube

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Hailey Bartholomew found the secret to happiness. After struggling ...
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Franciscan Sister Sculpts Prayers at the Potter's Wheel - Loyola Press

Franciscan Sister Sculpts Prayers at the Potter's Wheel - Loyola Press | Spiritual transformation | Scoop.it
Sr. Jane Frances Omlor has created pottery for 30 years—a process she says creates a deep spiritual life.
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Refresh Journal of Contemplative Spirituality

Refresh Journal of Contemplative Spirituality | Spiritual transformation | Scoop.it
Spiritual Growth Ministries' journal of contemplative spirituality
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Getting Ready For A Blue Christmas – New Resources for 2014

Getting Ready For A Blue Christmas – New Resources for 2014 | Spiritual transformation | Scoop.it
For many the Advent and Christmas seasons are anything but cheerful, even when we have not had to put up with non stop Christmas music for days before hand. For those who have lost loved ones, lost…
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A Playlist of Songs of Lament

Last month, a tragedy occurred in the life of one of my closest friends. She was understandably furious at God, and I was frustrated by a God who sometimes seems to love her less than I do. After w...
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A BIBLIOGRAPHY of CELTIC PRAYER – More Resources from Tom Cashman

A BIBLIOGRAPHY of CELTIC PRAYER – More Resources from Tom Cashman | Spiritual transformation | Scoop.it
Last week I posted this resource list for Celtic spirituality that Tom Cashman had sent me.  He graciously reminded me that he had also produced a bibliography for celtic prayers which I have copie…
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Let's Get Creative with Finger Labyrinths.

Let's Get Creative with Finger Labyrinths. | Spiritual transformation | Scoop.it
For my sixtieth birthday someone gave me a finger labyrinth. I put it in my drawer and promptly forgot about it. However, as I started to research various methods of prayer to incorporate in my boo...
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Stations of the Cross - Resources for 2015

Stations of the Cross are a Holy Week activity not just restricted to Good Friday so I wanted to get this list up early for those that are still looking for ideas. There are thousands out there but...
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Resources for Good Friday 2015

Resources for Good Friday 2015 | Spiritual transformation | Scoop.it
Over this last week I have been posting prayers, liturgies and worship resources for Holy week. I have already posted resources for Stations of the Cross but here are some additional resources for ...
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Lenten Disciplines for Social Justice by Katelin Hansen

Lenten Disciplines for Social Justice by Katelin Hansen | Spiritual transformation | Scoop.it
Lent is time when we refocus our minds, hearts, and souls on Christ and his loving sacrifice for us. These 40 days are meant as a time of centering and reflection as we approach the Easter season. ...
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In Shades of Death: The Lenten Journey - A Sacred Journey

Explore the origins of the Lenten journey and discover a list of spiritual practices for the season of Lent.
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Nomad Podcast

Nomad Podcast | Spiritual transformation | Scoop.it
An exploration into Christian community
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Ian Adams - finding stillness

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Ian Adams - finding stillness

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Talks, retreats, workshops

Talks, retreats, workshops | Spiritual transformation | Scoop.it
Some talks have been recorded - you can follow the links show to listen. Coming up: Women's World Day of Prayer - Tableview Roman Catholic Church, 6 March   Recent: Rooted in Love Quiet Day, S...
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Contemplative Activism as a Model for Mission | Q Ideas

The signs of the time can be troubling. Poverty, exploitation, war, global warming and over-consumption plague our planet. It seems like domination and exploitation are commonplace almost everywhere we turn. Christians, too, are often implicated in the violence. How can we offer a different kind of presence in the world and really make a redemptive impact? Contemplative activism must root us in offering the good...

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