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Praying the Psalms - part 6

This is the sixth in a series of responses to Answering God: The Psalms as Tools for Prayer by Eugene Peterson (Harper & Row, 1989). I am currently reading this book for the fourth time, with each reading adding more underlines to emphasize the parts that are too good to forget. 417 more words

Praying the Psalms -- part 5

This is the fifth in a series of responses to Answering God: The Psalms as Tools for Prayer by Eugene Peterson (Harper & Row, 1989). I am currently reading this book for the fourth time, with each reading adding more underlines to emphasize the parts that are too good to forget. 663 more words

Can God Handle the Real You?

What is your prayer style?  Are you polite, searching for the perfect words?  Does it cause your prayers to sound respectful, but not authentic?  What does this say about your relationship with God?  397 more words

Spiritual

Praying the Psalms - part 4

This is the fourth in a series of responses to Answering God: The Psalms as Tools for Prayer by Eugene Peterson (Harper & Row, 1989). I am currently reading this book for the fourth time, with each reading adding more underlines to emphasize the parts that are too good to forget. 729 more words

Praying the Psalms - part 3

This is the third in a series of responses to Answering God: The Psalms as Tools for Prayer by Eugene Peterson (Harper & Row, 1989). I am currently reading this book for the fourth time, with each reading adding more underlines to emphasize the parts that are too good to forget. 679 more words

Healing through lament and sorrow

 Pictured left are a group of Jewish men in Jerusalem observing the annual Tisha B’Av (The Ninth month), their national day of lamentation and fasting.  They mourn over the destruction of the Temple and observe it communally.   1,733 more words

Lament And Grief

Praying the Psalms - part 1

This is the first in a series of responses to Answering God: The Psalms as Tools for Prayer by Eugene Peterson (Harper & Row, 1989). I am currently reading this book for the fourth time, with each reading adding more underlines to emphasize the parts that are too good to forget. 605 more words