Watching, Waiting, Walking
Engaging and anecdotal in style, Watching, Waiting, Walking is structured around three key moments in the transformation of one of Jesus closest friends: St Peter. In the garden of Gethsemane, Peter is told to watch his life. Then, along with the other disciples on the Mount of Transfiguration, he is told to wait for the Holy Spirit. And in Jerusalem, following Pentecost, he walks out to address the crowd, and subsequently heals a crippled man who begins to walk himself. Andy Rider believes that reflecting on this pattern of watching, waiting and walking can not only help to shape our prayers on a daily basis, but also to deepen our ability to perceive where we are in the cycle of discipleship. And given the authors honesty about his own times of struggle and reassurance, this warm-hearted volume cannot fail to encourage us whatever our circumstances to become more open to the work of Gods transforming spirit.
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