As We Gather, As We Part

by Carl Koch

As We Gather, As We Part
Publication date: 2011-03-17
Number of pages: 72
ISBN: 9780884894964

Don't be caught speechless when asked to begin or end a meeting in prayer. As We Gather, As We Part includes prayers on love as the key, making room for hope, seeking wisdom, and more.

The prayers touch on 10 themes essential to Christian life:
1. Ask and Receive
2. Be Reconciled
3. Listen, and Speak Truth
4. Love Is the Key
5. Make Room for Hope
6. Offer Thanks and Praise
7. Seek Wisdom
8. Servant Leadership
9. Set Our Eyes on Faith
10. Take Courage

Carl Koch, a former editor at Saint Mary's Press, is a professor of education, human development, and English at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Graduate School, where he teaches courses on spirituality, meditation, journal writing, and telling life's sacred stories. He has authored and edited many popular books on prayer and spirituality.

Carl was named outstanding graduate school professor and honored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers as a Distinguished Lasallian Educator. He holds master's degrees in English, religious education, and human development, and has a doctorate in English from the University of Michigan. Carl was a high school teacher and administrator, a professor at Christian Brothers University in Memphis, and a visiting professor for four years at De La Salle University in the Philippines. He likes to cook, eat, canoe, swim, travel, and sing. He and his wife, Joyce, live in Onalaska, Wisconsin.

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