Gift Of Wonder

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Introduction
1. Delight Yourself In God
Practice-Choose Joy
2. Open Yourself To Awe And Wonder
Practice-Ten Miracles Before Breakfast
3. Let Your Life Speak
Practice-Listen To Your Life
4. Unleash Your Inner Child
Practice-Plan A Play Date
5. Set Your Imagination Free
Practice-Read A Children’s Book
6. Give Yourself The Gift Of Curiosity
Practice-Walk A Finger Labyrinth
7. Remember We Are Earthlings
Practice-Seed Bomb Our Neighborhoods
8. Return To The Rhythm Of Life
Practice-Have Fun With Leaves
9. Rest In The Moment
Practice-Walking In Circles
10. Cultivate Gratitude
Practice-Plan A Gratitude Scavenger Hunt
11. See Things Differently
Practice-Make A Rainbow
12. Stay Close To The Cracks
Practice-Shine Light In The Cracks
13. Come To The Table
Practice-Welcome To The Manger
14. Embrace Trust
Practice-Braid A Cord
Acknowledgments
Appendix: Guidelines For Leading A Group
Index Of Creative Practices

Additional Info
I choose to breathe in the wonder

of God’s eternal love,

And dance to the rhythm of eternal breath,

Listening to the whispers

calling me to slow down and take notice.

I choose to absorb the beauty

of the divine presence,

to delight in the Creator of all things

and relish the delight God takes in me.

Can you imagine a God who dances with shouts of joy, laughs when you laugh, loves to play, enjoys life, and invites us to join the fun?

Like many of us, Christine Sine had spent many years with an image of God who was “a very serious, workaholic type of God.” And even when her theology told her this was not true, she struggled to live into this new way of thinking. What she needed was a childlike spirituality.

In this book, Christine Sine, online host of the Godspace community, invites us to pay attention to childlike characteristics that have the power to reshape us. Each chapter addresses a childlike characteristic to embrace, including delight, playfulness, imagination, awe and wonder, love of nature, the ability to live in the present, and much more. Fresh spiritual practices that engage all our senses help us live a new spiritual life that embraces the wonder and joy that God intends for us.

Description

SKU (ISBN): 9780830846535
Christine Sine
Binding: Trade Paper
Published: 2019
Publisher: InterVarsity Press

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