Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Bring about change through prayer - Manchester Prayer | Examiner.com

Bring about change through prayer - Manchester Prayer | Examiner.com: Do you believe that prayer actually causes change? It's an important question to ask yourself. If the answer is yes, then the next question is whether you are taking time each day to pray. If the answer is no, then you need to decide why you pray, if indeed you do.

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Learn gardening without paying a dime - Manchester simple living | Examiner.com

Learn gardening without paying a dime - Manchester simple living | Examiner.com: There's definitely a steep learning curve with some types of gardening. While there are flowers and a few vegetables that will tolerate being tossed haphazardly into the dirt, most require at least a little bit of research and education.

Prayers are difficult when coping with death - Manchester Prayer | Examiner.com

Prayers are difficult when coping with death - Manchester Prayer | Examiner.com: One day you're sitting at home sipping coffee and chuckling with your spouse over breakfast, and the next, you receive a diagnosis of cancer. It could be a car accident, a heart attack, or a long term wasting disease, but it doesn't really matter. Death has become an intimate member of your household.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Prayer is a mealtime tradition - Manchester Prayer | Examiner.com

Prayer is a mealtime tradition - Manchester Prayer | Examiner.com: According to sitcoms, the average American family comes flying in from soccer practice and work, falls into the chairs around the dinner table, and starts scarfing down food. Alternatively, the modern family might instead never sit at the table, but instead have each person eat their meal separately because schedules just don't match.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Teaching children prayer provides deepened spirituality - Manchester Prayer | Examiner.com

Teaching children prayer provides deepened spirituality - Manchester Prayer | Examiner.com: As an adult, you can spend a lot of time talking about prayer life. You'll talk about praying for peace, praying for soldiers in the Middle East, and praying for people with health problems. How much time do you devote to teaching your children how to pray?

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Where to find Divine when horror strikes - Manchester Prayer | Examiner.com

Where to find Divine when horror strikes - Manchester Prayer | Examiner.com: "Sometimes it's hard to figure out where the Divine fits into all the horror playing out right now. Mass shootings took seven lives at a Sikh temple. In the Philippines, flooding has already killed 16 and threatens hundreds more. Just the other day, a Joplin, Missouri mosque was burned to the ground. January last year saw the shooting of Gabrielle Giffords and many others by Jared Lee Loughner. Add to all that the fact that temperatures around the country are rising and it's easy to start wondering where God is."

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Thursday, August 2, 2012

Bathing in prayer - Manchester Prayer | Examiner.com

Bathing in prayer - Manchester Prayer | Examiner.com: Life is hectic. There's no getting around the hustle and bustle that has become daily life in America. As the Beatles quipped in "A Day in the Life",

Woke up, got out of bed
Dragged a comb across my head
Found my way downstairs and drank a cup
And looking up, I noticed I was late