Bob Hostetler

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How to Pray

Pray the Stations of the Cross

An ancient spiritual practice helps us walk with Jesus, to identify with His sufferings on the way to Calvary.

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How to Pray

Pray with Palms

Does your church celebrate with palms on Palm Sunday? Here's how to wave them in prayer!

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How to Pray

Imagine a Life Like That of Jesus

A new book explores 17 words of Jesus to help guide your prayer life. Continue Reading
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Travel

5 Places to Pray with Monks

Anyone can travel to these monasteries for the silence, solitude and serenity.

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How to Pray

10 'Breath Prayers'

When you can't stop in a church or kneel, these short, simple prayers can be spoken in a single breath.

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Power of Prayer

Pray Dangerously

Bold prayers can change you–and the world.

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Prayer Stories

Pray Your Hunger

Your belly can bring you closer to God during Lent.

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26 New Ways to Pray
How to Pray

26 New Ways to Pray

Use the letters of the alphabet to generate new prayers by praising your way from A to Z.

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Power of Prayer

Take a Lunchtime Examen

A 500-year-old tradition of prayer goes online to offer a quick Lenten retreat

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Power of Prayer

Pray the Lenten Prayer of St. Ephrem

A classic prayer in Orthodox churches that can help your observance reflect a true Lenten spirit.

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