PraXis Week 8: Transfiguration

Zoom links below. Please note have a new link for Thursday sessions. WORKOUT OF THE PEOPLE Breast Plate of St. Patrick Intro, reflect on the theme, offer a prayer or intention. – 5 minutes “Bless the Lord, O my soul! O Lord my God, You are very great; You are clothed with splendor and majesty.”Continue reading “PraXis Week 8: Transfiguration”

PaXis Week 7: (In)Christ

[Links to Zoom sessions and details about in-person session below ] WORKOUT OF THE PEOPLE Breast Plate of St. Patrick Introduction Be prepared to make a very short statement about Who (or What) Christ is to you– 5 minutes It is said that ancient people, especially mystics like Paul, did not distinguish between external conditionsContinue reading “PaXis Week 7: (In)Christ”

PraXis Week 6: The “Mind”

[News about our in-person sessions with Zoom below] WORKOUT OF THE PEOPLE Epiclesis to the Holy Spirit Introduction Intro, reflect on the theme, offer a prayer or intention. – 5 minutes “And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what theContinue reading “PraXis Week 6: The “Mind””

PraXis Week 5: The Light

DOWNLOAD 2022 VERSION OF THE CHALLENGE HEREWORKOUT OF THE PEOPLE Epiclesis to the Holy Spirit Introduction Intro, reflect on the theme, offer a prayer or intention. – 5 minutes What is visible of God is light: the power and purity that radiates from God’s presence. In the Greek version of the Old Testament that PaulContinue reading “PraXis Week 5: The Light”

PraXis Week 4: Love, 16-hour fast

DOWNLOAD 2022 VERSION OF THE CHALLENGE HERE WORKOUT OF THE PEOPLE Epiclesis to the Holy Spirit Introduction Intro, reflect on the theme, offer a prayer or intention. – 5 minutes “Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God.  Anyone who does not love doesContinue reading “PraXis Week 4: Love, 16-hour fast”

PraXis Challenge, Week 3: The Spirit and The Flesh

Welcome to the PraXis Wellness Challenge, Week 3: The Spirit vs The Flesh [Zoom links at the bottom of this post] DOWNLOAD 2022 VERSION OF THE CHALLENGE HERE. Live by the Spirit, I say, and do not gratify the desires of the flesh. For what the flesh desires is opposed to the Spirit, and what theContinue reading “PraXis Challenge, Week 3: The Spirit and The Flesh”

PraXis Challenge, Week 2: The Heart

Welcome to the PraXis Wellness Challenge, Week 2. This week’s theme is the heart. DOWNLOAD THE 2022 VERSION OF THE CHALLENGE HERE. To the ancients, the heart was the center of our physical, emotional, and spiritual being. Intuition (knowing without thinking) occurred in the heart, not the brain. The heart pumped out the thoughts ofContinue reading “PraXis Challenge, Week 2: The Heart”

PraXis Challenge, Week 1: Creation

Week 1 [Zoom links to this week’s session are at the bottom of the post] Welcome to the start of our 8-week, wellness challenge. DOWNLOAD THE 2022 VERSION OF THE CHALLENGE HERE Theme: (New) Creation You are a new creation in Christ [2 Corin. 5:17]. For it is in God’s image that you were made,Continue reading “PraXis Challenge, Week 1: Creation”

A Challenge for Better Sleep

“I will both lie down and sleep in peace;    for you alone, O Lord, make me lie down in safety.”– Psalm 4:8 Our friends over at RuahSpace are offering a cool free prayer and Christian Yoga series aimed at improving your sleep. Pastor Phil Vestal is a regular guest on our PODcast and in our weekly sessions.Continue reading “A Challenge for Better Sleep”

Take the PraXis Wellness Challenge

Sept 21 — Nov 11- cycle oneOct 5 – Nov 24 – cycle two Tuesday and Wednesday 6:30 pm, and Thursday at 10am, on Zoom and in-person. Sessions are approximately 1 hour, 15 minutes. SIGN UP HERE. Jamie and I are looking for volunteers to take the PraXis Christian Wellness challenge, and we’d love yourContinue reading “Take the PraXis Wellness Challenge”