Placemaker is a timely yet timeless reminder that the cultivation of good and beautiful places is not a retreat from the real world but a holy pursuit of a world that is more real than we know. A call to tend the soul, the land, and the places we share with one another. In a world of chaos and conflict, we want a place of comfort and peace.
Placemaker: Cultivating Places of Comfort, Beauty, and Peace #ad - In placemaker, christie purifoy invites us to notice our soul's desire for beauty, our need to create and to be created again and again. Images of comfortable kitchens and flower-filled gardens stir something deep within us--we instinctively long for home. As she reflects on the joys and sorrows of two decades as a placemaker and her recent years living in and restoring a Pennsylvania farmhouse, Christie shows us that we are all gardeners.
A reminder that we are always headed home. No matter our vocation, we spend much of our lives tending, keeping, and caring. In each act of creation, we reflect the image of God.
Roots and Sky: A Journey Home in Four SeasonsRevell #ad - When christie purifoy arrived at maplehurst that September, she was heavily pregnant with both her fourth child and her dreams of creating a sanctuary that would be a fixed point in her busily spinning world. Through stories of planting and preserving, of opening the gates wide to neighbors, and of learning to speak the language of a place, Christie invites readers into the joy of small beginnings and the knowledge that the kingdom of God is with us here and now.
Anyone who has felt the longing for home, who yearns to reconnect with the beauty of nature, and who values the special blessing of deep relationships with family and friends will love finding themselves in this story of earthly beauty and soaring hope. The sprawling victorian farmhouse sitting atop a Pennsylvania hill held within its walls the possibility of a place where her family could grow, where friends could gather, and where Christie could finally grasp and hold the thing we all long for--home.
Roots and Sky: A Journey Home in Four Seasons #ad - In lyrical, contemplative prose, christie slowly unveils the small trials and triumphs of that first year at Maplehurst--from summer's intense heat and autumn's glorious canopy through winter's still whispers and spring's gentle mercies.
The Next Right Thing: A Simple, Soulful Practice for Making Life DecisionsRevell #ad - If you have trouble making decisions, because of either chronic hesitation you've always lived with or a more recent onset of decision fatigue, Emily P. Freeman offers a fresh way of practicing familiar but often forgotten advice: simply do the next right thing. With this simple, it is possible to clear the decision-making chaos, quiet the fear of choosing wrong, soulful practice, and find the courage to finally decide without regret or second-guessing.
Whether you're in the midst of a major life transition or are weary of the low-grade anxiety that daily life can bring, Emily helps create space for your soul to breathe so you can live life with God at a gentle pace and discern your next right thing in love. Nothing gets our attention like an unmade decision: should i accept the new position? Which schooling choice is best for my kids? How can I support my aging parents? When we have a decision to make and the answer isn't clear, what we want more than anything is peace, clarity, and a nudge in the right direction.
Simply Tuesday: Small-Moment Living in a Fast-Moving WorldRevell #ad - Tuesday holds secrets we can't see in a hurry--secrets not just for our schedules but for our souls. Freeman shows you how to· embrace today's work· find contentment in the now· replace competition with connection· learn to breathe in a breathless worldIt's time to release our obsession with building a life, and believe in the life Christ is building within us--one simple Tuesday at a time.
Emily P. In simply Tuesday, Emily P. Freeman is the author of a million Little Ways, Graceful, and Grace for the Good Girl. She writes online at chatting at the Sky and Hope*ologie, and contributes to DaySpring's incourage. Twitter and instagram: @emilypfreemanJoin others on the journey at #itssimplytuesday.
Simply Tuesday: Small-Moment Living in a Fast-Moving World #ad - Is your soul being held hostage by hustle? If you've grown weary of do more and dream bigger, small-moment living is just what you need. Real life happens in the small moments we find on the most ordinary day of the week.
A Million Little Ways: Uncover the Art You Were Made to LiveRevell #ad - We're working hard, more security, more love, trying to make ends meet, and often longing for a little more--more time, more of a sense that there is more out there. In her gentle, compelling style, emily Freeman encourages readers to turn down the volume on their inner critic and move into the world with the courage to be who they most deeply are.
She invites regular people to see the artistic potential in words, attitudes, gestures, and relationships. The majority of us would not necessarily define ourselves as artists. It invites the discouraged parent, the exhausted executive to look at their lives differently by approaching their critics, their jobs, bravery, the bored Christian, and the kids around their table the same way an artist approaches the canvas--with wonder, and hope.
A Million Little Ways: Uncover the Art You Were Made to Live #ad - God is within us and he wants to shine through us in a million little ways. A million little ways uncovers the creative, personal imprint of God on every individual. The truth? We need not look around so much. Readers will discover the art in a quiet word, creating, a made bed, a hot dinner, a grace-filled glance, waiting, and a million other ways of showing God to the world through the simple human acts of listening, and showing up.
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Invitation to Retreat: The Gift and Necessity of Time Away with God The Transforming Resources SetIVP Books #ad - It is not a luxury, but a necessity of the spiritual life. Many of us have tried to incorporate regular times of solitude and silence into the rhythm of our ordinary lives, which may mean that we give God twenty minutes here and half an hour there. We are not always generous with ourselves where God is concerned.
Academy of parish clergy - 2018 Top Ten List"Come away and rest awhile. Jesus invites us to be with him, offering our full and undivided attention to him. And there’s no question we are better for it! But we need more. Based on her own practice and her experience leading hundreds of retreats for others, she will guide you in a very personal exploration of seven specific invitations contained within the general invitation to retreat.
Invitation to Retreat: The Gift and Necessity of Time Away with God The Transforming Resources Set #ad - When we choose retreat, we make a generous investment in our friendship with Christ. Indeed, we long for more. In these pages transforming center founder and seasoned spiritual director Ruth Haley Barton gently leads us into retreat as a key practice that opens us to God. You will discover how to say yes to God's winsome invitation to greater freedom and surrender.
There has never been a time when the invitation to retreat is so radical and so relevant, so needed and so welcome.
The Middle Matters: Why That ExtraOrdinary Life Looks Really Good on YouWaterBrook #ad - Through gutsy, the bathroom scale, she admits out loud what most of us are thinking about marriage, parenting, beautiful storytelling, and how badly we all want to buy those matching Magnolia Market mugs. Her delicious stories come from not being afraid of who she is, wonder, doubt, failure, because Lisa-Jo knows that the middle might be the best part of the love story of life, kids, marriage, faith, and the muffin top—and that these are all good things.
She’s not asking you to seize the day, just to make sure you actually see it for all its wildly ordinary glory. Welcome to the middle!praise for the middle matters“what a thought-provoking collection of reflections and wisdom! Through personal stories about love, and life in the middle, Lisa-Jo invites us to take a long look inside our own mind’s secret nooks and crannies, which aren’t nearly as dark, loss, scary, or ordinary as we might think.
Layla palmer, and breathtaking honesty, the Lettered Cottage blog“With captivating wit, hard-won wisdom, Lisa-Jo has written a love letter to the delicious middle. Mandy arioto, president and ceo of mops international and author of Have More Fun“With Lisa-Jo’s guts as our unfettered guide, may we finally learn the sumptuous truth of our years: that a grilled cheese sandwich without the middle is just toast.
The Middle Matters: Why That ExtraOrdinary Life Looks Really Good on You #ad - Erin loechner, founder of othergoose and author of Chasing Slow“Thank you, Lisa-Jo, for reminding women everywhere how important it is to find meaning in the midst of the confusing middle. Joy prouty, artist and educator. The best-selling author of never unfriended opens up about midlife and what it feels like to have outgrown those teenage jeans—but finally grown into the shape of our souls.
I want to give Lisa-Jo’s book a standing ovation.
Whistling in the Dark: An ABC TheologizedHarperOne #ad - Awry and thought-provoking jaunt through the spiritual terrain of our everyday language -- a lexion of uncommon insight to jar the mind and nourish the soul. I think of faith as a kind of whistling in the dark, because in much the same way, " writes Buechner, "it helps to give us courage and to hold the shadows at bay.
Beholding and Becoming: The Art of Everyday WorshipHarvest House Publishers #ad - Is it any wonder that where you direct your eyes and your heart matter in your day-to-day? We become what we behold when we set our hearts and minds on Christ and His redemption story here in the details of our daily lives. With more than 850 pieces of intricate, original artwork, Ruth encourages you to elevate your gaze to the One who created all things.
Today is an opportunity for God to demonstrate His love and His faithfulness in the midst of your mundane. Not just on sunday, not just on holidays, not just when extraordinarily hard or wonderful things happen…but today. Bestselling author and artist Ruth Chou Simons invites you on a new journey to Beholding and Becoming.
Beholding and Becoming: The Art of Everyday Worship #ad - No circumstance is too ordinary or too forgotten for Him to meet you there in worship. Annie F. The wall street journal bestseller ● publishers weekly bestseller ruth is such a gift to us—her voice is strong and honest, yet believably grace-filled and kind. His transforming grace turns your “everyday ordinary” into a holy place of becoming.
Every day is an opportunity to be shaped and formed by what moves your heart…drives your thoughts…captures your gaze. Downs, bestselling author of 100 days to brave and host of That Sounds Fun podcastBecome What You Behold You are in the process of becoming. We learn and grow into who we want to be when Ruth's words and art lead us.
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Miracles and Other Reasonable Things: A Story of Unlearning and Relearning GodHoward Books #ad - But as she navigated the winding path from her life before the accident—as a popular author, but how it shook her deeply rooted faith, preacher, inhabiting a body that no longer felt like her own, she found that the most unexpected result wasn’t the way this shook her body, and loving wife and mother—to her new life after, upending everything she thought she knew and held so dearly.
In the brief instant sarah bessey realized that her minivan was, clear day of the crash, inevitably, going to hit the car on the highway on the bright, she knew intuitively that it would have life-changing consequences. She writes about her miraculous healing, learning to live with chronic pain, and the ways God makes us whole in the midst of suffering.
Miracles and Other Reasonable Things: A Story of Unlearning and Relearning God #ad - A deeply moving and life-affirming account of wrestling with faith and God and finding miracles in the most unexpected places. Weaving together theology and memoir in her trademark narrative style, Sarah tells us the story of the moment that changed her body and how it ultimately changed her life. The road of healing leads to rome where she met the Pope it’s complicated and encountered the Holy Spirit in the last place she expected.
. She invites us to a path of knowing God that is filled with ordinary miracles, hope in the face of overwhelming evidence to the contrary, and other completely reasonable things. Insightful, suffering and joy, spirit-filled story of what it means to live with both grief and faith, Miracles and Other Reasonable Things is a wild, profound, and unexpected, as we wrestle with God.