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May I Walk You Home

Fragments of Your Ancient Name

With over one million books sold in her career, Joyce Rupp presents her newest undertaking: a unique collection of daily meditations that draw from Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, and other sources, offering wisdom and insight about the God who is beyond all names.

Bestselling author Joyce Rupp once again proves herself a wise and gentle spiritual midwife, drawing forth 365 names of God from the world’s spiritual treasury. Fragments of Your Ancient Name—whose title comes from a poem by German mystic Rainier Maria Rilke—assembles a remarkable collection of reflections for each day of the year.

This unique and profound devotional will heighten awareness of the many names by which God is known around the world. Whether drawing from the Psalms, Sufi saints, Hindu poets, Native American rituals, contemporary writers, or the Christian gospels, Rupp stirs the imagination and the heart to discover a new dimension of God. Each name is explored in a ten-line poetic meditation and is complemented by a simple sentence that serves as a reminder of the name of God throughout the day.

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ISBN: 978-1-933495-28-6
416 pages
$22.95

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Inviting God In

Open the Door

Joyce Rupp brings new life to the ageless spiritual image of the door, weaving insights from East and West with the wisdom of contemporary spiritual writers, poets, and novelists in a practical format that is just right for contemporary readers. Structured as a daily prayer guide for everyday use over six weeks, each day offers a thematic reflection, a guided meditation, an original prayer, a thoughtful question, and a related scripture quote. A built-in guide for use by small groups makes this the perfect resource for groups of all kinds as well as for individuals.


September 2008
Spirituality
ISBN: 9781933495149
224 pages pb
6” x 9”
$17.95
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Inviting God In

Inviting God In

 God is always there, always waiting for our invitation to come in. Yet sometimes we need help hearing the knock at the door, putting some time aside, or beginning the conversation. In this collection of scriptural reflections and prayers, Joyce Rupp offers us the encouragement we so often require to stop and pray. Her thoughtful, perceptive reflections on scripture guide us as we open our hearts and ponder the meaning of God's word in our lives. And her poetic personal prayers help us find words for the longings in our hearts.

   Inviting God In is organized according to the seasons of the church year, from Advent and Christmas, to Lent and Easter, and on through the day of Ordinary Time and particular festivals. Each entry is just one page long, beginning with a verse from scripture followed by a reflection and a prayer. The book begins with an insightful reflection on prayer as "God's Gift to Us," reminding us of those basic truths about prayer that are sometimes easy to forget.


August 2001
ISBN: 0-87793-958-6
160 pages     $13.95

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Also available in audio presentation.
Ideal for personal reflection or group setting.
Running Time: 5 hours, 25 minutes

4-compact disc package
ISBN: 0-87793-969-1 / $28.95

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Out Of The Ordinary

Out of the Ordinary

Contains over 125 thoughtful compositions drawn from the author's treasure trove of never before published work. Joyce Rupp, whose books have proved to be thoughtful an prayerful companions to their many readers, offers here prayer resources for a wide variety of needs and times including: The Liturgical Seasons, The Natural Cycles of the Year, Ministry and Service, Mary and the Saints, The Work of Justice, Difficult Times, and Family Occasions.

Including resources for both groups and individuals, these prayers, rituals, guided visualizations, reflections, and poems can be used to open or close meetings, or as the centerpiece of prayer sessions or day of recollection. And when used in the context of worship and small group prayer, they can be duplicated without cost or written permission.

Revision available
January 2011

ISBN: 978-1-59471-220-3
256 pages

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Out of Ordinary Chants

Out of the Ordinary: Chants

A companion recording is available and contains prayerful Taize-like chants composed by Joyce Rupp and performed by Bridget Pasker to enhance the many prayers and services in the book. The CD and cassette provide a vocal rendering for the 16 chants found in the book's appendix.

ISBN 0-87793-937-5
54 minutes
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Cup of Life

The Cup of Our Life

Anyone thirsting for a more intimate and disciplined life of prayer will find a rich wellspring in The Cup of Our Life. Joyce Rupp shares how the ordinary cups that we use each day can become sacred vessels that connect us with life and draw us ever closer to God. She explores how the cup is a rich symbol of life, with its emptiness and fullness, its brokenness and flaws, and all of its blessings. This book will both revitalize and enrich your relationship with the Divine through individual usage as well as group usage in parish settings, religious communities and small Christian communities.

ISBN: 978-1-93349-531-6
192 pages
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May I Walk You Home

May I Walk You Home?

Walking a companion home is an old-fashioned custom, often lost in our modern era. But there was a time when walking someone home was a way of offering protection and guidance. Joyce Hutchinson and Joyce Rupp capture the spirit of that personal companionship for those who accompany the dying on their final journey. Whether family members, friends, chaplains, or health care workers, caregivers will find here much inspiration and support for their ministry.

ISBN: 9781594712142
192 pages
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Now That You've Gone Home

 

Now That You've Gone Home
Courage and Comfort for Times of Grief

Building on the success of May I Walk You Home? (50,000 copies sold since 1999), this collection of twenty-five stories of loss picks up where the first book left off, helping readers to navigate the bewildering landscape of grief once a loved one has died. Coauthors Joyce Hutchison and Joyce Rupp reflect on their own stories of loss, as well as those of others, and offer meditations to assist readers through some of the more difficult issues that come with the loss of a loved one, including remarriage and feelings of relief or regret. Bereavement ministers, grief counselors, and pastoral ministers will find this a meaningful resource in meeting the needs of those dealing with the loss of a loved one.

ISBN: 9781594712159
192 pages
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Praying Our Goodbyes

Praying Our Goodbyes

Joyce Rupp has written a book about "these experiences of leaving behind and moving on, stories of union and separation that are written in all our hearts." Praying Our Goodbyes, she says, is about the "spirituality of change." It is a book for anyone who has experienced loss, whether it be a job change, the end of a friendship, the death of a loved one, a financial struggle, a midlife crisis or an extended illness. It is designed to help the reader recognize, ritualize, reflect on and reorient themselves.

ISBN: 9781594712050
192 pages
$15.95


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Praying Our Goodbyes Audiobook


Praying Our Goodbyes - Audiobook

Speaker : Sherry Kennedy Brownrigg
Author : Joyce Rupp

An audiobook version of the book listed above.

Audio Compact Disc
Running Time: 3 CD's/240 min
ISBN: 9780867168228
Published: Jan 2007
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May I Have This Dance

May I Have This Dance?

Readers will find here a unique invitation to join with God in the dance of life, an invitation to experience God in the daily and seasonal rhythms of life. May I Have This Dance? explores twelve major themes, each one followed by prayer suggestions which include litanies, creative writing, guided meditations, ideas for reflection and journal keeping. Rupp shows us that prayer is a dance with the Divine, a joyous and hope-filled experience, an inner dance in which God takes the lead, guiding us through the joys and sorrows of life.

Fifteenth Anniversary Edition
Fall 2007
ISBN: 9781594711329
224 pages
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ISBN: 1-59471-167-4
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Fresh Bread

 

Fresh Bread
and other gifts of spiritual nourishment

A handbook for spiritual growth structured for reading and praying the scriptures throughout the year. Joyce Rupp looks at events, places and objects common to our lives and finds in them the touch of God, focal points for sensitive themes that help us communicate with the Lord. Seasonal and monthly themes are enhanced and supported by daily scripture readings, poetic reflections and prayers. Questions at the end of each chapter help the reader keep a daily prayer journal to assist in integrating prayer and daily life.


ISBN: 9781-59471-085-8
160 pages
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The Star In My Heart

The Star in My Heart
Discovering Inner Wisdom

Joyce Rupp's extraordinary reflections on Sophia - Feminine Wisdom of the Hebrew Scriptures - has become a classic. For ten years, this collection of quieting verse and meditative writing, with mandalas and suggestions for spiritual journaling, has gently invited readers to explore the inner journey. Rupp's healing images invite us to dip into the Sophia's quiet guidance and come away refreshed. "This gracefully written guidebook to inner work with Sophia is a gem." - Values & Visions

ISBN 9781893732834
128 pages
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Prayers to Sophia

 

Prayers to Sophia
Deepening our Relationship to Holy Wisdom
A Companion to "The Star in My Heart"

From the depths of her personal spiritual experience, Joyce Rupp offers an exhilarating collection of prayers that expands our repertoire of images of God: Holy Midwife, Singer in My Sour, Quiet Mystery, Maker of the Morning, Dancer of Creation. The added touches of quotations from the Wisdom literature, questions for personal reflection, and suggestions for journaling combine to gently nudge seekers toward the discovery of new riches on their spiritual journey.

ISBN 9781893732841
128 pages
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Meeting God In Our Transition Times

 

Meeting God in our Transition Times
A Five-Part Group or Personal Guided Retreat

These talks are structured as individual units that are not dependent on one another. The material may be used for personal or group retreats. Groups processing various kinds of transitions will find the material useful. A 24-page guidebook suggests possibilities for a variety of prayer experiences and supportive activities, including keeping a journal.


ISBN: 1-59471-119-4
5 Audio CD's With guidebook.
(Additional copies of guidebook available on request for $1 each.)
249 min.
$34.95

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Behold the Darkness...


Befriend the Darkness
Welcome the Light

Rupp builds on the necessity for darkness - Jesus spent three days in the tomb before his resurrection, a seed must be in the ground for a time to germinate - but shows that light always finds a way in. She defines the dark moments that affect our lives such as death, illness, depression, etc., and shares powerful images of transformation to help the listener move out of the darkness into the light.

ISBN: 1-59471-118-6
2 hr. 11 min. AUDIO
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Walking With Those Who Hurt

 

Walking With Those Who Hurt

Rupp points out to those in the caring ministries and to those who regularly walk with the hurting that the most important thing is to spend time in solitude "communing with the God who dwells at the very core of our being." She also addresses how we deal with change, loss, transitions, and emotions involved in the grieving process.


ISBN: 1-59471-117-8
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All of Life is a Holy Festival

 

All of Life is a Holy Festival

In an easy, anecdotal style, Rupp brings the accessibility of God to her listeners. She emphasizes that we need not wait for a "mountain top experience." We have only to look for God here and now in ordinary things and events; that creation bears the touch of God and to live with an awareness of the sacred in life.

ISBN: 1-59471-120-8
58 min. Audio CD - $16.95

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Spiritual Growth in Tough Times

Spiritual Growth in Tough Times

Set of three videos listed below- Hope, Trust, Wait.

Find a Reason To Hope - Explores the transience of life by comparing the great cycles of nature to our own inner cycle.

Trust and Lean on God - Explores what happens when our spirit gets "sick" and we feel hopeless.

Wait, Watch, Work, Don't Give Up - Points to the source of hope and shows the way out of darkness.

Set of 3 VIDEOS
Each Video - 25 minutes

$75.00

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I Open to You Chants


I Open To You

Thirteen chants composed by Joyce Rupp. Easily sung melodies that can be used for both individual and community prayer. Includes titles such as Shelter Me, In God We Live, Let Go – Come In, and Lead Me in Your Love.

Audio Compact Disc
Running Time: 47 min
ISBN: 1-59471-023-6
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Rest Your Dreams On A Little Twig

rest your dreams
on a little twig

Joyce Rupp shares her highly personal search for growth, inner freedom, and peace in her first collection of poetry. Rupp helps us grow in spirit by encouraging us to discover the truths in our own hearts. Her poetry affirms the inner journey and challenges the way we live our lives. She encourages us to trust our own fragile dreams for inner growth -- just as a bird rests itself on a small twig and trust it for support.

ISBN 1-89373-257-5
160 pages - Hardcover
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Evergreen preview


The poetry of Joyce Rupp is combined with the artwork of Barb Loomis in this beautiful set of cards. Barb finds art to be life-giving and hopes to convey the beauty and art of life in all of creation through her work. Follow the link for a preview of the cards.

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the Circle of Life


The Circle of Life
The Heart’s Journey Through the Seasons

Joyce Rupp and Macrina Wiederkehr
art by Mary Southard

We long for connections in the midst of disconnected lives--connections to ourselves, to others, to the world we live in. Most of all we yearn to connect with the sacred. In The Circle of Life Joyce Rupp and Macrina Wiederkehr invite us to listen carefully and closely to the wisdom of each season. Using reflections, poems, prayers, and meditations, they explore the relationship between the seasons of the earth and the seasons of our lives. The Circle of Life encourages readers to connect their experience of the unfolding seasons with inner spiritual growth and movement, and to know that the presence of God is within and around us all.

ISBN: 978-1-89373-282-7
288 pages / 6 x 9
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May You Find Comfort

May You Find Comfort
A Blessing for Times of Grieving

Bereavement ministers, parish nurses, priests, deacons, and other members of pastoral teams will appreciate this simple booklet as a gift for the bereaved. It offers an elegant prayer and meditation in a beautiful layout, expressing the deep care and concern of the faith community.

Joyce Rupp is well known for her best-selling books on spiritual growth, but she is also the author of numerous books on grief and consolation, including Praying Our Goodbyes and her recently published Now That You've Gone Home: Courage and Comfort for Times of Grief, from which this booklet is drawn
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ISBN 1-59471-244-9
32 pages - Booklet
$4.50


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May You Rejoice

May You Rejoice
A Blessing for Your Birthday
Joyce Rupp

Second in a series of blessing booklets by renowned spiritual writer Joyce Rupp, this loving birthday blessing costs little more than a traditional birthday card and is the perfect way to express joy and prayerful good wishes to a friend or loved one.

This delightful blessing is the perfect birthday gift for cherished friends and family members. Its twelve expressive verses, each accompanied by an evocative image, call to mind the many ways that God’s sustaining and supportive care is present each day. With the touch of a poet, Joyce Rupp calls forth a spirit of gratitude and wonder for the gift of being alive. With content appropriate for any depth of relationship, this booklet has a page for personal inscription and makes a thoughtful present for the person who seems to have everything.

ISBN 9781594712579
32 pages - Booklet
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Dear Heart Come Home



Dear Heart, Come Home

Joyce Rupp shares her own midlife journey - its ups and downs - with such honesty and insight that you will surely identify with and benefit from the discoveries she has made along the way.

ISBN 0-8245-1556-0
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Your Sorrow Is My Sorrow


Your Sorrow Is My Sorrow
Hope and Strength in Times of Suffering

With the exquisite prose and poetry that has always graced her writings, Joyce Rupp mines the multiple meanings of the prophecy of Simeon, the flight into Egypt, Jesus lost in the temple, Mary seeing Jesus carrying the cross, Mary at the foot of the Cross, Mary receiving Jesus' dead body, and Jesus being laid in the tomb.

ISBN 0-8245-1566-8
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The Cosmic Dance


The Cosmic Dance
An Invitation to Experience Our Oneness

"At this moment I lean back in memory and catch a hint of what I knew long ago when I was a small child living on a farm in Iowa. I discovered that I am a part of a vast and marvelous dance that goes on unceasingly at ever moment in every particle of the universe. What a marvel to know that each cell of my fody is part of yours, and yours of mine, and that all of us are one! Think of what that means!              --Joyce Rupp

Beautiful full-color art by Mary Southard stirs our souls with feelings of awe, gratitude, and love. The Cosmic Dance is a melody that each of us is dimly aware of; after experiencing the truths of this book, we will hear it sing.


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ISBN  1-57075-406-3
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Walk in a Relaxed Manner
Life Lessons from the Camino

Simple but profound lessons that will help you travel more freely through life.

At age 60 Joyce Rupp didn’t know what she was getting into when she began a 47-day pilgrimage along the Camino de Santiago in Spain. Joined by her walking friend Tom, a retired pastor, Joyce learned lessons that can help all of us travel on life’s up-and-down journey with more grace and lightness. She shares them in this enjoyable recounting of her journey across mountains and valleys, cities and farms.

ISBN 1-57075-616-3
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Little Pieces of Light


Little Pieces of Light...
Darkness & Personal Growth

Little Pieces of Light... Darkness & Personal Growth, a hope-filled book, offers both courage and solace. It reaches into the human heart, encouraging the reader to approach painful, inner darkness as a help for rather than hindrance to personal growth. In a culture that pushes away darkness, this book carries a radical message.

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