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Caring for Words in a Culture of Lies, 2nd ed

Caring for Words in a Culture of Lies, 2nd ed

by Marilyn McEntyre

With the pervasiveness of vitriol and dishonesty today, language needs to be revived and restored. In Caring for Words in a Culture of Lies, Marilyn McEntyre exposes the commercial and political forces that affect public discourse in American culture and counters with twelve constructive “strategies of stewardship”—such as challenging … Read more…

Where the Eye Alights: Phrases for the Forty Days of Lent

Where the Eye Alights: Phrases for the Forty Days of Lent

by Marilyn McEntyre

Lent is about more than going to church on weekdays and giving up chocolate or social media. It’s also a time to form one’s heart and mind through study and prayer. In Where the Eye Alights, Marilyn McEntyre offers forty short meditations, based on excerpts from Scripture and poetry, that guide readers on a devotional journey from Ash Wednes… Read more…

When Poets Pray

When Poets Pray

by Marilyn McEntyre

Two dozen select prayer poems to learn from and live withPoetry and prayer are closely related. We often look to poets to give language to our deepest hopes, fears, losses—and prayers. Poets slow us down. They teach us to stop and go in before we go on. They play at the edges of mystery, holding a tension between line and sentence, between sense and re… Read more…

Word by Word: A Daily Spiritual Practice

Word by Word: A Daily Spiritual Practice

by Marilyn McEntyre

Beautifully written meditations on fifteen well-chosen words  In What's in a Phrase? — winner of the 2015 Christianity Today Book Award in Spirituality — Marilyn McEntyre showed readers how brief scriptural phrases can evoke and invite. In Word by WordMcEntyre invites readers to dwell intentionally with single wo… Read more…

What's in a Phrase?: Pausing Where Scripture Gives You Pause

What's in a Phrase?: Pausing Where Scripture Gives You Pause

by Marilyn Chandler McEntyre and Marilyn McEntyre

Well-known biblical phrases -- "in the fullness of time," "fearfully and wonderfully made," "in the beauty of holiness," and others -- suggest and evoke and invite. In this book Marilyn Chandler McEntyre offers brief reflections on more than fifty such scriptural phrases that prompt readers to pay attention, to pause where we sense a beckoning.Some of these … Read more…

A Long Letting Go: Meditations on Losing Someone You Love

A Long Letting Go: Meditations on Losing Someone You Love

by Marilyn Chandler McEntyre and Marilyn McEntyre

Wise, nurturing reflections for caregivers letting go of loved ones This beautiful volume of reflections by Marilyn Chandler McEntyre is for family members and friends who are doing the life-changing work of accompanying someone on the final stretch of his or her journey. In quiet counterpoint to our hurried lives, A Long Letting Go invites caregiv… Read more…

A Faithful Farewell: Living Your Last Chapter with Love

A Faithful Farewell: Living Your Last Chapter with Love

by Marilyn McEntyre

When the time comes for us to die, how do we say good-bye to our friends, our families, and the lives we have lived? How do we remain faithful -- to God, to ourselves, and to loved ones -- as we face our final journey? As Marilyn McEntyre acknowledges, these questions are especially challenging because we now live longer than previous generations did, and ma… Read more…