Prayer Seeds

Author: Joyce Rupp
Publisher: Sorin Books
ISBN: 1933495987
Release Date: 2017-03-03
Genre: Religion

Some of Sr. Joyce Rupp s most perennially popular books have been collections of her original prayers, blessings, poems, and reflections. In Prayer Seeds, the bestselling author and retreat leader offers almost a hundred new selections on a variety of themes such as the feasts and seasons of the liturgical year, compassion, ministry, difficult times, and important events all suitable for personal or group prayer. People who attend Rupp s retreats or workshops often approach her to ask for a copy of a prayer that she composed for the event. In 2000, she collected her prayers in the book Out of the Ordinary. In Prayer Seeds, Rupp follows up with about a hundred never-before-published prayers written since the publication of the first collection. The prayers are organized thematically. Rupp s warmth and closeness to God along with her sensitivity to the joy and sadness of life make her an ideal prayer companion. Her prayers are like seed planted in your soul. Tended and watered by love, they will grow and bear a rich harvest in your life."

Prayer Seeds

Author: Joyce Rupp
Publisher:
ISBN: 1933495995
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Prayers

Some of Sr. Joyce Rupp s most perennially popular books have been collections of her original prayers, blessings, poems, and reflections. In Prayer Seeds, the bestselling author and retreat leader offers almost a hundred new selections on a variety of themes such as the feasts and seasons of the liturgical year, compassion, ministry, difficult times, and important events all suitable for personal or group prayer. People who attend Rupp s retreats or workshops often approach her to ask for a copy of a prayer that she composed for the event. In 2000, she collected her prayers in the book Out of the Ordinary. In Prayer Seeds, Rupp follows up with about a hundred never-before-published prayers written since the publication of the first collection. The prayers are organized thematically. Rupp s warmth and closeness to God along with her sensitivity to the joy and sadness of life make her an ideal prayer companion. Her prayers are like seed planted in your soul. Tended and watered by love, they will grow and bear a rich harvest in your life."

Out of the Ordinary

Author: Joyce Rupp
Publisher: Ave Maria Press
ISBN: 9781594713200
Release Date: 2011-01-10
Genre: Religion

This perennial bestseller is now available in a tenth-anniversary edition that showcases Joyce Rupp's poems, a new preface by the author, and a new design. Joyce Rupp's characteristic creativity and reverence for the divine are on full display in this collection of prayer resources for birthdays, holidays, holy days, transitions, and many other occasions, helping readers enter more deeply and reflectively into the liturgical and seasonal celebrations of their lives. Ideal for personal use, or as a gift for loved ones celebrating a landmark occasion, Out of the Ordinary: Prayers, Poems, and Reflections for Every Season is an invaluable resource for ministers, spiritual directors, and lay leaders alike, who turn to its prayers, reflections, and rituals for personal and communal occasions both "ordinary" and profound.

Open the Door

Author: Joyce Rupp
Publisher: Ave Maria Press
ISBN: 9781933495408
Release Date: 2008-09-01
Genre: Religion

The long-awaited book from best-selling spiritual guide Joyce Rupp, creatively leads readers to explore how the image of the door can guide them in a process of discovering their true self. Joyce Rupp brings new life to the ageless spiritual image of the door, weaving insights from East and West with the wisdom of contemporary spiritual writers, poets, and novelists in a practical format that is just right for contemporary readers. Structured as a daily prayer guide for everyday use over six weeks, each day offers a thematic reflection, a guided meditation, an original prayer, a thoughtful question, and a related scripture quote. A built-in guide for small groups makes this the perfect resource for groups of all kinds as well as individuals.

The Cup of Our Life

Author: Joyce Rupp O.S.M.
Publisher: Ave Maria Press
ISBN: 9781933495538
Release Date: 2012-04-30
Genre: Religion

Joyce Rupp's bestselling contemporary classic has sold over 200,000 copies. This new edition continues a fifteen-year tradition of helping individuals and groups pray. Now with a new preface and fresh design, The Cup of Our Life is available to anyone seeking a more intimate and disciplined life of prayer. Joyce Rupp, the bestselling Catholic woman writer today, illustrates how the ordinary cups used each day can become sacred vessels that connect readers with life and bring them into closer union with the Divine. She explores how the cup is a rich symbol of life, with its emptiness and fullness, its brokenness and flaws, and its many blessings. With daily devotions for six weeks, this book is ideal for individual usage as well as group usage in parish settings, religious communities, and small Christian communities.

Little Pieces of Light

Author: Joyce Rupp
Publisher: Paulist Press
ISBN: 0809135124
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Religion

A violent robbery, an entire family killed...except for one. A violent robbery has taken place in an affluent area of the Costa Del Sol, in which an entire family are killed--grandmother, mother, father and 2 children. Annika Bengtzon is assigned to the story, and when she arrives in Spain and gains access to the crime scene, she is horrified to discover there was a 3rd child--a teenage daughter--who is unaccounted for. Annika makes it her mission to find the missing Suzette. But as she delves into the mystery, she becomes embroiled in a far darker side of Spanish life than she'd envisioned as once again those closest to her turn out to be the ones she knows the least about...

Prayer

Author: Joyce Rupp
Publisher: Orbis Books
ISBN: 9781570757129
Release Date: 2007-01-01
Genre: Religion

Rupp opens up Scriptures that teach how to pray and applies them to daily life. She encourages readers "to pray always" through an awareness of the God of Love, "in whom we live and move and have our being."

May I Have This Dance

Author: Joyce Rupp
Publisher:
ISBN: 0877934800
Release Date: 1992
Genre: Religion

Readers will find here a unique invitation to join with God in the dance of life, an invitation to experience God in the daily and seasonal rhythms of life.May I Have This Dance? explores twelve major themes, each one followed by prayer suggestions which include litanies, creative writing, guided meditations, ideas for reflection and journal keeping. Rupp shows us that prayer is a dance with the Divine, a joyous and hope-filled experience, an inner dance in which God takes the lead, guiding us through the joys and sorrows of life.

Fragments of Your Ancient Name

Author: Joyce Rupp
Publisher: Ave Maria Press
ISBN: 9781933495378
Release Date: 2011-04-11
Genre: Religion

With over one million books sold in her career, Joyce Rupp presents her newest undertaking: a unique collection of daily meditations that draw from Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, and other sources, offering wisdom and insight about the God who is beyond all names. Bestselling author Joyce Rupp once again proves herself a wise and gentle spiritual midwife, drawing forth 365 names of God from the world’s spiritual treasury. Fragments of Your Ancient Name—whose title comes from a poem by German mystic Rainer Maria Rilke—assembles a remarkable collection of reflections for each day of the year. This unique and profound devotional will heighten awareness of the many names by which God is known around the world. Whether drawing from the Psalms, Sufi saints, Hindu poets, Native American rituals, contemporary writers, or the Christian gospels, Rupp stirs the imagination and the heart to discover a new dimension of God. Each name is explored in a ten-line poetic meditation and is complemented by a simple sentence that serves as a reminder of the name of God throughout the day.

Inviting God in

Author: Joyce Rupp
Publisher:
ISBN: 0877939586
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Religion

God is always there, always waiting for the invitation to come in to people's lives. This collection of Scriptural reflections and prayers offers encouragement to stop and pray, and the author's perceptive reflections on Scripture guides readers to open themselves up to God's word.

Prayers to Sophia

Author: Joyce Rupp
Publisher:
ISBN: 1880913429
Release Date: 2000-01-01
Genre: Religion

With many prayers straight from the personal journals of Joyce Rupp, "Prayers to Sophia" aids readers in reaching new spiritual depths through the exploration of feminine images of the Divine. Vulnerable and instructive in equal amounts, this book of meditative prayers offers fifty entries that include a verse from biblical wisdom literature and conversation starters for women's book groups.

Circle of Grace

Author: Jan Richardson
Publisher:
ISBN: 0977816273
Release Date: 2015-11-01
Genre: Church year

"Within the struggle, joy, pain, and delight that attend our life, there is an invisible circle of grace that enfolds and encompasses us in every moment. Blessings help us to perceive this circle of grace, to find our place of belonging within it, and to receive the strength the circle holds for us." -from the Introduction Beginning in Advent and moving through the sacred seasons of the Christian year, Circle of Grace offers Jan's distinctive and poetic blessings that illuminate the treasures each season offers to us.

Dear Heart Come Home

Author: Joyce Rupp
Publisher: Crossroad Classic
ISBN: 0824515560
Release Date: 1996-01
Genre: Religion

Midlife is more than a crisis. It is a summons to grow and a challenge to change. Midlife beckons one inward. It is a move to interiority, a passage to the deeper places where we discover our authenticity, where we realize both our limitations and our grandeur.

Joyce Rupp

Author: Rupp, Joyce
Publisher: Orbis Books
ISBN: 9781608336999
Release Date: 2017-04-20
Genre: Biography & Autobiography