Posts Tagged ‘meditation’

The Secret of Doing Christian Meditation While Traveling

One easy one to stay connected to God while traveling is to use artwork you see in places you visit as a means of Christian meditation while traveling.  Such artwork can be found in churches, museums, public squares, monasteries, palaces and in government buildings.   Here are some secrets I learned from my travels. Use unexpected…

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How to Do Christian Meditation Using Art

Christian meditation using art is a powerful means of meditating and connecting with God.  Christian meditation using art is also known as Visio divina.  It is similar to the ancient meditation practice of Lectio divina which uses passages from the Bible for personal interaction with God by focusing on details that capture your attention. Here…

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Prayer Painting: How to Meditate and Pray While Doing Art

Prayer painting is a way of meditating and praying while doing artwork.   In this article, writer Lisa Tomarelli describes how she prays while participating in a painting class where people of all skill levels follow the step by step instructions of a teacher to create artwork.  Each person is given the same size canvas, the…

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Connecting with God Using Prayer Art Meditation

Prayer art can be a powerful aid in enhancing your prayer times and helping you connect to God. Here are the ways you can use prayer art to become closer to God. What is prayer art? I define prayer art as anything an artist or designer has created that shows some aspect of prayer.   Prayer…

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Brookgreen Gardens Murrells Inlet South Carolina

Location Name Brookgreen Gardens Street Address 1931 Brookgreen Dr., Murrells Inlet SC 29576 City Murrells Inlet, south of Myrtle Beach Type of Prayer Place Garden Description Brookgreen Gardens is a 9,000 acre site featuring nature trails, woodlands and an extensive outdoor sculpture garden with over 1,444 works on display from American artists. The gardens were…

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Miller’s Landing Tallahassee Florida

Location Name Miller’s Landing in Tallahassee, FL Street Address Miller’s Landing Road, Tallahassee, FL City Tallahassee Type of Prayer Place Other Description Miller’s Landing Road is a canopy road leading to Lake Jackson. It is a beautiful and scenic road which makes for a great escape in the hectic pace of the capital city of…

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Portland Japanese Garden Portland Oregon

Location Name Portland Japanese Garden Street Address 611 SW Kingston Avenue City Portland Type of Prayer Place Garden Description God’s artistic palette of beauty. Five beautifully manicured gardens with many private garden rooms with seating. Great place for connecting with God. Very peaceful and quiet. How I used this place of prayer This is my…

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Reservoir Montreat Retreat Center North Carolina

Location Name Reservoir, Montreat, NC Street Address Graybeard Trail, Montreat Retreat Center City Montreat Type of Prayer Place Other Description The Reservoir at Montreat Conference Center (Presbyterian Church USA) is situated amongst a cathedral of tall trees on the mountainside away from other activities on the edge of the 2,500 permanently protected acres of wilderness.…

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The More I Seek You by Zach Neese

Name “The More I Seek You” Description The song “The More I Seek You” is a song that can be used to focus on God. Praying is a part of worship. The words of a song can often be used as a prayer to initiate worship before the Father in Heaven. This particular song focuses…

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Someone Worth Dying For by Mikes Chair

Name “Someone Worth Dying For” by Mikes Chair Prayer Category inspiration Description Although this song is narrated by someone offering a voice of encouragement it becomes a very personal prayer song by first describing common life disappointments and then describing our anguished prayers as if overhearing the questions in our hearts that we address to…

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