February 2019 | The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant

February 2019 | The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant

Like a pilgrim climbing a mountain, we surrender ourselves to the transformation a journey through this parable may bring. Using the embodiment tools of yoga, meditation, and creative contemplative practices, we set out with the desire of loving God with more of our body + heart + soul. Our goal is not to “reach the top” or “set a record” or even “succeed.” Instead, we position ourselves with open hands, ask for open eyes, and make space to be in awe.

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February: Stars Checklist

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February: Devotional

Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?” Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times. Therefore, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wanted to settle accounts with his servants. As he began the settlement, a…
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February: Lectio Divina

This Lectio Divina practice is brought to you by Krista Fleming, a Leader in The Abbey. You can connect with Krisa on Instagram @kristajoyfleming. She helps us journey deeper into the heart of the parable. 23 “Therefore, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wanted to settle accounts with his servants. 24 As he began the settlement, a…
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February: Meditation

This meditation is brought to you by Krista Fleming, a Leader in The Abbey and yoga teacher. You can connect with Krista on Instagram @kristajoyfleming. She helps us focus in on God’s abundant love for us. The Father loves the Son extravagantly. He turned everything over to him so he could give it away—a lavish…
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February: 60 Minute Slow Flow

This practice is guided by Abbey Leader Lindsey Nauta, focusing on gentle heart and hip openers, alongside several Scripture readings. Additional Scriptures read in this practice: Romans 5:20 The law was brought in so that the trespass might increase. But where sin increased, grace increased all the more. Romans 8:15-17 The Spirit you received…
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February: 60 Minute Power Flow

This practice is led by Caroline Williams. It is a strong power flow that moves towards poses like Dancers Pose, and Shoulder Stand. We explore the question the King asks the servant at the end of the story – “Why didn’t you show the same mercy to your fellow servant that I showed to you?”
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February: Playlist

Power Flow and Slow Flow Playlist
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February: Creative Contemplation

The goal of contemplative practices is to develop deep intimacy with God, but sitting still and silently meditating isn’t the only way to do that. Our unique gifts, talents, heritages, and cultures all contribute to how we uniquely draw near to God. So, to celebrate this (and hopefully inspire you to contemplate more creatively), each month…
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