Posts Tagged "body"


Postures of Prayer


Posted By on May 20, 2019

This evening we are doing an experiment with postures of prayer. Prayer is sometimes a verbal thing – trying to get the right words. Other times prayer is a heart thing – trying to make sure you have the right attitude or are in the right mood. My thinking about prayer changed radically 12 years ago when I encountered Richard Twiss’ work We Dance Our Prayers. His basic point in that the tongue is muscle and words are...

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  In this video, Katie is at the table to chat with Pastor Bo about the chapter in “Practicing Faith”  Honoring the Body is the topic and this 14 minutes is packed with thoughtful depth.      ...

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Power of Practice (Sermon Notes)

Power of Practice (Sermon Notes)


Posted By on Apr 15, 2018

Your body is not just a suitcase that carries your soul around. Your body is not an automated shell that your brain tells what to do like a computer inside a robot. Your body informs your experience and shapes your behavior.  Much of what you think, or even believe, about the world is because of the interactions of your body.   Here is the audio podcast of this sermon: (13 min) ...

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Spiritual Practices are central to who we are as a church. Practices connect our bodies to our ideas. They connect our present moment to the tradition. In 2018 we are going to explore a new practice on the second Sunday of every month. February 11 is  Lectio Divina (or Divine Reading). This is a ancient way to engage scripture and to listen quietly as your imagination is stoked. March 11 is Labyrinth. We have a guest coming to walk us...

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