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The Garden of Eden

Fruitfulness has been a part of life since the beginning.

My prayer response:

God, May my life flourish and produce much fruit, I pray. May it serve You. 398 more words

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God Creating the Garden of Eden

Concentration, ability to see what is not yet visible, and freedom to embody possibility are all precursors to creative expression.

My prayer response:

Creator, Even when I am not sure, help me to trust my ideas, body, and attentiveness enough to  move ahead. 283 more words

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God Creating the Animals (Day 6 of Creation at Chartres)

What a delight to consider possibilities. How exciting to see them realized!

My prayer response:

Creator, may my mind be filled with joyful ideas. Amen! 224 more words

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God Imagining Humanity (Day 5 of Creation at Chartres)

The gift of imagination opens takes us into the realm of the possible.

My prayer response:

Dear Creator, Teach me to imagine. May I be more like You. 239 more words

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A Monk's Chronicle: 25 May MMXV -- The Pilgrimage to Santiago

The Pilgrimage to Santiago

For the last three weeks I’ve followed the travels of a friend who is making the pilgrimage to Santiago Compostela.  Santiago sits in the far northwestern corner of Spain, and pilgrims have been going there since the 9th century.   1,111 more words

Imaging Humanity and Creating the Birds and Fish (Day 5 of Creation at Chartres)

Letting our imagination “wander” may be part of the process of creating something that seems unrelated.

My prayer response:

God, help me to  hold my creative thoughts and actions with peace and poise. 332 more words

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The Sun and the Moon (Day 4 of Creation at Chartres)

Male and female energies each have their own beautiful contribution.

My prayer response:

To reflect Your light in all of who I am, and all of what I do, is my prayer, O magnificent Creator. 316 more words

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