Facilitating Grace Within provides all the resources necessary for peer facilitators to lead a small group of women using Grace Within: A Personal Journal. The journal is included amongst the pages of this book. Everything you need is in one place: session outlines, prayer rituals, position descriptions, task lists, timelines, comprehensive check lists, and more.
“The awareness I have with myself trickles down to my family.”
$16 - includes a set of 8 reflection messages.
Grace Within: A Personal Journal is an invitation to understand how you can grow spiritually; to seek and know your inner spark of divinity; and to become who God created you to be. Each session begins and ends with a prayer designed to enhance the Christian perspective on the following topics:
3 Facilitating Grace Within and 10 Grace Within: A Personal Journal
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“Grace Within helped me feel more grounded and patient.”
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“My focus on spirituality has been positive on our family as a whole. We pray every night at dinner.”
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Serenity Prayer Card – Set of 10 for $5
The full text of the original serenity prayer by Reinhold Niebuhr is conveyed on this 3 ½ x 4 ¼" prayer card. Have one for each participant and facilitator to take home after Session 4.
Grace Within is a small group spiritual formation process for women utilizing personal journals and led by peers. This personal spiritual growth experience is grounded in a 26 year history. Founded in the Catholic tradition and having grown from its Catholic roots to be inclusive of all Christian traditions, WITHIN MINISTRIES is rooted in the Benedictine values of hospitality, prayer, and community. The spiritual process invites awareness, listening, humility, reflection, silence, and presence. Grace Within sessions can be held in an individual home, a room at your local school or church, a local community room (e.g. library). Choose a location with space for a circle of chairs, restroom facilities, and a second room if child care will be offered.
“My being calmer helped my family be calmer.”
$35 - includes a set of 9 reflection messages.
“I feel more present with my family, and it has translated into more expressions of gratitude and prayer in our family.”
Included with each book is a set of reflection messages designed to invite further reflection on the theme of each session.
Notecards – Set of 10 for $10
Displaying the beautiful image of Grace Within, each 5 ½ x 4 ¼" notecard is blank inside and comes with an envelope. Have one for each participant and facilitator to use during Session 5 and keep extra on hand for prayer partners and thank you notes.
Butterfly Magnets – Set of 10 for $15
These one-of-a-kind butterfly magnets are handmade by a local craftsman in the USA. Each 3D butterfly is painted on cardstock, dipped, and fan brushed with nontoxic polyurethane. The multistep process makes them both durable and flexible. Each butterfly has a wingspan of 4” and measure 1 ¾ to 3” in height. Sizes and colors vary. Have one to give each participant and facilitator during Session 5.
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“I was more aware of my behavior with my family and took time to pray for grace.”
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“Ibegan to feel and show more appreciation for my family and friends. I also began to understand more the importance of setting boundaries.”
MOMS: A Personal Journal and MOMS: Facilitator's Guide are out of print as of December 8, 2015.
The content has been revised, enhanced, and updated for Grace Within: A Personal Journal and Facilitating Grace Within. Questions? Call 612-412-4871 or email us.
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