How Have Your Views of Lent Changed? 

Heidi Schlumpf, journalist at NCR, interviews Joyce Rupp about her  Lented book, Jesus, Guide of My Life: Reflections for the Lenten Journey.

A Conversation about Life and Lent with Beyond the Habit

In their Lenten episode, Sisters Erin and Colleen interview Sister Joyce Rupp, a sister of the Servants of Mary. The sisters talk about different types of prayer, self-compassion, and little nuggets of inspiration that can carry you through the day.

Finding Your Center with Author Joyce Rupp

Pam Robertson of Talking Joy Has a Conversation with Joyce

In this conversation with Pam Robertson, Joyce Rupp discusses Jesus, Guide of My Life and offers reflections for the Lenten Journey. The Lenten season is framed as a spiritual journey that prepares us to celebrate Easter and new life. Joyce invites us to set aside a few minutes each day to read a verse of scripture and prayer response. Then sitting quietly, allow the Spirit’s wisdom to speak to you and, if you choose, write a brief prayer reflection yourself.

Lenten Reflections with Joyce and Anita Lustrea

Jesus, Guide of My Life, Podcast #1

On this episode of Faith Conversation, Anita Lustrea talks with Joyce Rupp about her new lenten devotional titled, Jesus, Guide of My Life.

The Transformative Power of Jesus, Your Radical Truth

In a conversation with Margaret Mary O’Connor, host of Your Radical Truth Podcast, Joyce Rupp discusses her newest book release, Jesus, Guide in My Life. The conversation not only digs into the motivations behind Rupp’s writing but also explores key themes from her trilogy on Jesus, focusing on understanding the person of Jesus and delving into his teachings.

Boundless Compassion

Boundless Compassion: Creating a Way of Life by Joyce Rupp has been selected by U.S. Catholic as their April Book Club Selection.

Living compassionately is not just a skill but a way of life. In her new book, Boundless Compassion, Joyce Rupp takes readers through the steps of creating a compassionate life. Her work as codirector of the Servite Center of Compassionate Presence makes Rupp the perfect creator of this six-week program and an ideal teacher to spread this message of compassion.

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Prayer Seeds: A Gathering of Blessings, Reflections, and Poems for Spiritual Growth by Joyce Rupp has been chosen for a Spirituality & Practice Book Award as One of the 50 Best Spiritual Books of 2017.

In 2000, Joyce Rupp, a member of the Servite (Servants of Mary) community and co-director of the Institute of Compassionate Presence, gathered her prayers together in Out of the OrdinaryPrayer Seeds is the follow-up volume with more than 100 never-before-published prayers.

In the introduction to this paperback, Rupp recalls how seeds fascinated her when she lived on a farm in northwest Iowa. Like Thomas Berry who stated that “to plant a seed is to activate the deepest Mysteries of the Universe,” the author harvests meanings from these harbingers of new life.

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Prayer Seeds: A Gathering of Blessings, Reflections, and Poems for Spiritual Growth by Joyce Rupp has been selected by the U.S. Catholic Book Club for December 2017.

Seeds have fascinated Joyce Rupp since she was a child growing up on a farm in northwest Iowa. So it’s fitting that the spiritual writer’s new collection of prayers, reflections, and poems seek to grow the spirit from within. Prayer Seeds, a companion to her previous prayer collection, Out of the Ordinary, offers 100 new blessings, reflections, and poems that is a refreshing update for any personal or group prayer.

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