By Marilyn McEntyre
In What's in a Phrase? — winner of the 2015 Christianity Today Book Award in Spirituality — Marilyn McEntyre confirmed readers how short scriptural words can evoke and invite. In Word through WordMcEntyre invitations readers to live deliberately with unmarried phrases — remembering their biblical and literary contexts, contemplating the private institutions they convey up, and permitting them to turn into a spotlight for prayer and meditation.
McEntyre has thoughtfully selected fifteen phrases (see below), and she or he offers every one note every week, guiding readers in reading the notice from seven diverse angles in the course of the week. She attracts at the non secular practices of lectio divina and centering prayer as she encourages readers to permit those small phrases to aid them pause and listen to the voice of the Spirit. "I invite you to discover," says McEntyre in her intro-duction, "how phrases may perhaps turn into little fountains of grace. How a unmarried note may well, if you happen to carry it for some time, develop into a prayer."
- Let Go
- Be Still
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Word by Word: A Daily Spiritual Practice by Marilyn McEntyre