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Faith

1 As the deer longs for the water brooks, • so longs my soul for you, O God. 2 My soul is athirst for God, even for the living God; • when shall I come before the presence of God? 3 My tears … Continue reading

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Prayer and Creative Writing V – Findings

Near the end of my work with the text in John 9, I took time to gather the essentials this narrative offered me. You may want to do the same with the passage you have been working with (cf. Prayer … Continue reading

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Prayer and Creative Writing IV – Images

In Prayer and Creative Writing I, II and III, the writing and prayer have been all about our words and imagination. If you, like me, have a very “visual mind”, it may be interesting to add another dimension to your creative … Continue reading

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Prayer and Creative Writing III – Prayer as Poetry, Poetry as Prayer.

In the first two posts on Prayer and Creative Writing (cf. Prayer and Creative Writing I and II), the suggested response to scripture was story, the creation of a detailed, descriptive narrative to help the text come alive in us and … Continue reading

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Prayer and Creative Writing II – Imagination and Response. Story.

In the last post on Prayer and Creative Writing (“Prayer and Creative Writing I – Discovery, Tradition and Invitation”), I suggested you choose a narrative from one of the gospels to spend time with – in reading it slowly every day, … Continue reading

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