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At Play in God's Creation

An Illuminating Coloring Book

Tara M. Owens Daniel Sorensen

9781632530981
96 pages
Franciscan Media
Overview
Introducing a quiet, sometimes-playful, always meditative way to engage with God through color, creativity, and prayer. At Play in God’s Creation creates a meditative journey for the word-weary that celebrates the creativity within. This remarkable book integrates evocative, searching drawings with brief prompts and spiritual intentions. Color-ers and spiritual seekers are taken on a journey through dark, arched passageways and spacious open fields. They will fill the paths with their own designs, or follow the way of the One who went before. This imaginative, spiritually rich addition to the growing genre of coloring books for adults encourages color and contemplation, allowing a safe and comfortable place for anyone to find their way in prayer and silence. Many will spend hours filling in the pages with their own vivid imaginings, meeting God even as He slips between stained glass and sycamores. 
Author Bio
Tara M. Owens, CSD, MTS is a spiritual director, retreat leader, and speaker with Anam Cara Ministries (www.anamcara.com). She is the author of Embracing the Body: Finding God in Our Flesh & Bone and has been accompanying people in their journeys with God for more than eight years, helping them incorporate creativity, art, and contemplation into everyday life. She has a Masters in Theological Studies in Spiritual Formation from Tyndale Seminary, is a Certified Spiritual Director through the Canadian Council of Professional Certification, and senior editor of Conversations Journal (www.conversationsjournal.com).

Dan Sorensen is an artist with a BFA from The Columbus College of Art and Design and an active member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. He has illustrated the kids book, T is for T. Rex: Some of God’s Most Amazing Creatures from A to Z, which received a Silver award for Illustration from the Colorado Independent Publishers Association, as well as a book on plants for 4-H. He often donates his time and creative efforts to “Not for Sale” to fight human trafficking, and he teaches kids and adults drawing, painting and computer programs.