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Overview Written for a popular audience, this new book shares the wisdom of a lifetime of devotion to Mary. Arranged in a two-week cycle, each of these devotions includes meditation, reflection, prayer, visualization, and ideas for freeing the creative spirit.
Publishers Description The way of Mary is to follow in her footsteps Christians of all denominations are rediscovering the significance of the mother of Jesus, as films such as The Nativity Story and The Passion of the Christ portray her life in new and startling ways. Written for a popular audience, Mary Ford-Grabowsky's new book shares the wisdom of a lifetime of devotion to Mary. These new devotions, all of them inspired by the scenes and stories of the Gospels, comment on Mary's extraordinary life on earth and momentous influence on the human heart, male or female, ever since. Arranged in a two-week cycle, each of these devotions includes meditation, reflection, prayer, visualization, and ideas for freeing the creative spirit: SPIRITUAL PRACTICES FOR FOLLOWING MARY'S PATH Day 1: The Annunciation Day 2: The Visitation Day 3: The Magnificat Day 4: The Nativity Day 5: Mary Ponders Things in Her Heart Day 6: Simeon's Prophecy Day 7: Meeting a Women Prophet Day 8: Becoming Refugees Day 9: Finding her Missing Son Day 10: Taking Charge at Cana Day 11: At the Cross Day 12: Jesus Speaks to Mary from the Cross/li> Day 13: Waiting for the Spirit Day 14: Receiving the Spirit at Pentecost The new spirituality of Mary contained in this book will help readers learn that drawing closer to the mother of Jesus is a way to attain a holiness that is unlimited and a joy that can never end.
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Studio: Paraclete Press (MA)
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 5" Height: 8.25" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2007
Publisher Paraclete Press (MA)
ISBN 1557255229 ISBN13 9781557255228
Availability 0 units.
More About Mary Ford-Grabowsky
Mary Ford-Grabowsky is an award-winning writer, editor, and teacher with a specialty in the world's mystical traditions. Her publications include inspirational books, such as Prayers for All People and Sacred Poems and Prayers of Love, and many essays and scholarly articles. After receiving a master of divinity degree and a doctorate in theology and spirituality from Princeton Theological Seminary, she taught in the religious studies department of Regis College, later returning to Princeton to become editor of Fellowhsip in Prayer. In 1995 she moved to California at the invitation of the Episcopal theologian Matthew Fox to become vice president and academic dean of the Universtiy of Creation Spirituality in Oakland, where she today serves as a member of the adjunct faculty and board. Among honors she has received are an award from the ecumenical branch of the World Council of Churches for distinguished service in interfaith work. A translater who studed Spanish in Mexico and German, French, and Italian in Europe, she has been collecting and translating prayers for many years and is currently preparing a book of women's prayers for publication. She warmly invites readers of this book to send their favorite prayers to her at: P.O. Box 21267, Oakland, CA 94620-1267.