"Every newborn comes into the world looking for someone looking for her."
― Curt Thompson, the Soul of Shame
Felt-Peace is a tool that helps you to experience God's delight in you and listen to your body's felt-senses.
We were made to experience and feel God's affectionate love for us. Our bodies are precious treasures that help us to draw close to a loving God in a felt way.
God speaks to us through the different felt-senses that we experience in our bodies. We can learn to listen to those felt-senses, emotions, and the stories they hold. Felt-Peace tool aims to accompany you on your path of learning to pray with your body and experience God's loving care through all your senses. All ages will delight in this tender, imaginative tactile tool.
Felt-Peace Kit Includes:
Handmade aromatherapy eye pillow. The pillow is filled with flax seeds and dried lavender buds and is hidden in a soft, breathable Japanese cotton sleeve (approx. 4" x 9"), which also makes a handy pocket for a doll, breath prayer cards etc. small treasures.
One-of-a-kind handmade Felt-Peace art doll. The doll is filled with natural 100% cotton.
Custom designed art print prayer card (5" x 7") with a guided prayer on the backside.
8 illustrated restorative pose & breath prayer cards.
Below you can find blog posts that explore various uses for Felt-Peace Kit.
PRAYING WITH BODY
Prayer Practices for Listening to God with Body
This article includes four (child-friendly) prayer guides that help you to listen to the important feelings in your body and your body's felt-senses with God.
Each of the prayer practices are great companions for Felt-Peace Kit!
Read the article here
Essential Oils and Spiritual Practices
Essential oils can be used to enhance and support your life with God and others. This article includes a prayer practice that invites you to listen to your body and God through your senses.
YOUR FORMATIVE JOURNEY
Creative Prayer Practice
This art reflection invites you to prayerfully consider your whole life journey, beginning from your early formation.
Breath Prayer is an ancient way of praying that combines a word or a short prayer phrase with the rhythm of your breathing cycle.
Early Faith Formation and Learning the Language of Prayer
The foundation for faith and the language of prayer are learned in the early childhood. This article explores some of the core elements of prayer: love, trust and being known, and how infants absorb these lessons.
Rediscovering the Lost Body-Connection Within Christian Spirituality by Edwin M McMahon and Peter A. Campbell
Praying with Body and Soul: A Way to Intimacy with God by Jane E. Vennard
Anatomy of the Soul: Surprising Connections Between Neuroscience and Spiritual Practices That Can Transform Your Life and Relationships by Curt Thompson
The Soul of Shame: Retelling the Stories We Believe About Ourselves by Curt Thompson
The Gift of Being Yourself: The Sacred Call to Self-Discovery by David G. Benner
Surrender to Love: Discovering the Heart of Christian Spirituality by David G. Benner
The Little Bird Who Found Herself by Edwin M McMahon
When God Made You by Matthew Paul Turner
The Wonder That Is You by Glenys Nellist
Shhh ... God Is in the Silence: A Story for All Ages by Fiona Basile
What Is My Song? by Dennis Linn, Matthew Linn, and Sheila Fabricant Linn
What Does Peace Feel Like? by Vladimir Radunsky
'You Are Special', 'Because I Love You' and 'You Are Mine' by Max Lucado
'Listening to My Body' and 'Listening to my Heart' by Gabi Garcia
Listening to My Body worksheets
BioSpiritual Focusing with Children (Exercise)