Prayer Archives - Seedbed

Have you ever wanted a way to intentionally track your prayer life and count the ways the Lord answers you? Heather Butler tells about a prayer wall that changed her family's prayer life.

What is Spiritual Direction like? What does it take to be a Spiritual Director? Laura Beach discusses how Spiritual Direction is like jazz: a holy version of controlled and trained improvisation in which the Spiritual Director listens and responds to the Spirit of God and the other.

"Thin places" are what the Celtic monks call places where the dividing line between the natural world and the supernatural realm of God's Spirit are so thin there is hardly any distinction. They are the holy places where God and man meet. Like Moses and the burning bush, Elijah and the still small voice, Andrew Eberhart tells of the thin places he experienced while in Ireland for a Spiritual Formation class.

How do you pray when you aren't necessarily seeing the answers you would like to see? Maybe what you think is dead is only sleeping. Jonathan Dow shares wisdom for those times when you aren't seeing God move the way you think you need Him to.

We often pretend that we know what is going on in the life of the church, but somewhere deep inside, we are wondering what in the world Lent is anyway! Patricia Taylor explains what this season of the church is, and why our souls desperately need what Lent has to offer.

Christians have long used creative works in order to connect to God and nourish their souls through contemplation. Those images and works do not always require any overt religious features in order to help us enter into the thin places where our souls flourish.

On some of our more recent Weekly Breathers, we have been opening our hearts to contemplation and connection with God using art. Today, Winfield Bevins shares with us an ancient method he found that helps his soul connect with our Creator God: iconography.

  Read Part 1 of this miniseries. --- 5. Mary Is Important I was very apprehensive about the whole “Mary” subject. In an effort to avoid any type...

Jesus loves sinners and he is willing to walk right into the heart of sin, even if it looks bad; even if he gets accused of going soft on crime, because he loves sinners that much.

Box 3:16 is taken from John 3:16, which is God's address for hurting people. It is simply a  prayer request box stationed in a...

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