Sister Macrina Wiederkehr, OSB
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Macrina Wiederkehr, OSB is the author of eight popular books on prayer and spirituality. Her eighth book, Abide: Keeping Vigil With the Word of God, was released in September, 2011 by Liturgical Press. She is a regular contributor to the popular Catholic devotional Living Faith, published by Creative Communications for the Parish. Her Scripture column, Romancing the Word, is published in Little Rock Scripture Study's newsletter, Stepping Stones, published every spring, summer, and fall. Click here to view Sr. Macrina's column in the Stepping Stones newsletter.
Keeping Vigil with the Word of GodView More
In the Gospel of John Jesus directs us, "Abide in me, as I abide in you." This book is an invitation to make the Word of God your home through the practice of lectio divina.
Macrina Wiederkehr, OSB, encourages you to turn the words of Scripture over in your heart as a plough turns over the soil to welcome the seed. In these scriptural meditations, the piercing reflective questions and personal prayers lead the reader into a deeper relationship with the Divine.Author InformationOrder Book ($18.95)
Living Mindfully Through the Hours of the DayView More
This beautifully reflective book draws you into the practice of contemplative listening. In the heart of your busy work day, you are reminded to pause and breathe in the spirit of each hour. Macrina encourages her readers to use the traditional seven sacred pauses of monastic life to assist them in keeping vigil with their own lives.Order Companion CDOrder Book ($15.95)
The Hearts Journey Through the SeasonsView More
From time immemorial the four seasons have been subject matter for artists, poets and writers. The Circle of Life is a poetic reflection on the kinship of the seasons of the earth and the seasons of our lives. The four seasons are depicted as metaphors for the human journey.
The spirituality of the seasons is presented here by means of essays, stories, poetry, prayers and rituals.Author InformationOrder Book ($22.95)
A Pilgrimage Through Your MemoriesView More
Sometimes on life's long road it is helpful to pause and reflect on the journey we are making. Behold Your Life is such an invitation. Macrina Wiederkehr encourages us to reflect on our memories, both joyous and painful, so that we can move into the future with new wisdom and strength.Author InformationOrder Book ($15.95)
Sacred Moments, Glimpses of GodView More
Deep in our memories lie golden moments of true joy. Instances of self-discovery, unique experiences of true intimacy, glimpses of God...all lie sleeping in our memories waiting to be awakened and appreciated anew.Author InformationOrder Book ($12.95)
A Monastic Way of Tending the SoulView More
Drawing from the deep resources of Benedictine spirituality, popular teacher Macrina Wiederkehr offers a sublime antidote to the "hurry sickness" of our age-a way to see all that is familiar with renewed vision, as if for the very first time. Teaching us how to nurture our perception of the sacred kernel at the heart of everyday life, Wiederkehr guides readers through three phases of spiritual reflection.Author InformationOrder Book ($12.99)
See the Holy in the Ordinary
We recommend this beautifully simple and honest book. Sister Macrina, a monastic writes about the ongoing process of conversion, noting that we are given opportunity upon opportunity to accept the free gift of salvation. Nor can this "Word of God" be chained. It will get through, she writes because: "God has such a yearning for our holiness to be rescued from the lies of this world that nothing will remain an obstacle forever unless we cling to it with such a tenacious grasp that we utterly refuse the divine embrace."Author InformationOrder Book ($12.99)
Prayers and Reflections
In this masterpiece of simplicity, Macrina Wiederkehr offers a series of meditations to bring us closer to a "God for all seasons," revised and expanded into this new edition.
Designed for daily use as well as for retreats, Seasons of Your Heart is an eloquent and lyrical invitation to journey through the spiritual seasons of wonder, hope, love, mystery, and faith.Author InformationOrder Book ($13.95)