Christ Beside Me, Christ Within Me: Celtic Blessings

Upper Room Books
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Many Christians long to sense God's presence in their everyday lives but don’t know how. Inspired by the ancient form of prayer practiced by the Celtic people, Beth Richardson offers a multitude of short prayers—blessings—that embrace every aspect of daily life. A sense of joy about ordinary moments of the day pervades this book. Many of the blessings came to Richardson during one of her daily activities—walking her dogs. As she welcomed the day, she thought about celebrations, challenges, and other situations people she loved were facing. The result is a lovely collection of prayers that recognize God’s presence in each moment, from waking to sleeping, from birth to death. The blessings will help readers acknowledge the richness of the gifts of life; express their feelings about special moments such as births, marriages, and graduations; offer words to pray during times of struggle; and give them a way to pray for the world and all its people. KEY FEATURES • Short, simple prayers to read aloud or memorize • Organized for simple accessibility • EPUB and Kindle each features color photography
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About the author

Beth A. Richardson serves as the Director of Electronic Publishing for Upper Room Ministries. She began The Upper Room’s web ministry in 1996 with the launch of upperroom.org. A native of Oklahoma, she holds a BA from Oklahoma City University and a MDiv from Vanderbilt University School of Divinity. She wrote extensively for Alive Now magazine when she served as its Associate Editor; and she contributed stories to two volumes of The Storyteller’s Companion to the Bible. She is an ordained Deacon in The United Methodist Church.

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Upper Room Books
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Published on
Mar 1, 2016
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Pages
96
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ISBN
9780835815246
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Language
English
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Genres
Religion / Christian Life / Prayer
Religion / Christian Life / Spiritual Growth
Religion / Prayerbooks / Christian
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