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Resources by Marilyn McEntyre

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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

Sharing the Practice "A beautiful book of meditations."Christian Century "McEntyre's language is reflective and sensitive but not sentimental. . . . A thoughtful and realistic window into the often hidden, though well-traveled, end-of-life journey."Michael Card — musician and writer "Marilyn McEntyre embodies simple, patient kin… 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 … 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…

Make a List: How a Simple Practice Can Change Our Lives and Open Our Hearts

Make a List: How a Simple Practice Can Change Our Lives and Open Our Hearts

by Marilyn McEntyre

What if writing a list could literally change your life?From the ancient book of Numbers to the latest clickbait listicle, list-writing has been a routine feature of human experience. Shopping lists. To-do lists. Guest lists. Bucket lists. Lists are everywhere you look.But what if our lists did more than just remind us to buy milk and take out the trash? Wha… 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…

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…