Books by Trish

Coloring as Prayer and Meditation

Do you find silent reflection and prayer soothing? Consider one of these coloring books. With words from the Bible and saints to inspire you, here is an invitation to pause, to color, to meditate, and to pray.

The stunning, jewel-toned windows of cathedrals popularly called rose windows have been a rich decorative motif in sacred spaces for more than ten centuries. As you bring color to the windows in this book, may the designs you create enlighten and enliven your soul as well. May each pane radiate a sense of God’s presence, and the presence of all those who have preceded us and will follow us in faith. Buy it here…

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With St. Francis of Assisi’s Canticle of Creatures to inspire you, here is an invitation to pause, to color, to meditate, and to pray.

It is believed that St. Francis wrote the Canticle of the sun, also known as the Canticle of the Creatures, in 1224 while recuperating from serious illness in a small cottage in San Damiano, Italy. He expanded the simple prayer over the years. Tradition holds that Francis and his brothers sang the full canticle together for the first time as Francis lay dying. Buy it here…

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