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Contemplative Practices: Contemplative Arts

resources to support contemplative beginners and adepts, including individuals, families, small groups and congregational practices


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Blogs, Podcasts, & Articles

Well-Fed Spirit offers Spiritual Practices, The Arts as Spiritual Practice, and Wellness Resources, including an extensive offering of contemplative photography, including labyrinths.


Creativity as Spiritual Practice 

by: Karla M. Kincannon



Visio Divina

Monk in the World Guest Post: Kate Kennington Steer - Contemplative Photography

Center for Action and Contemplation (CAC) faculty member Barbara Homes and co-host Donny Bryant bring you The Cosmic We, a new podcast exploring our shared cosmic origins though a cultural lens that fuses science, mysticism, spirituality, and the creative arts.

Matthew Fox and Richard Rohr spent fulls weeks reflecting on Contemplative Arts, Fox with many responses to the work of Jennifer Hereth (and others); Rohr with wisdom from numerous contributors in Finding God in the Arts.

Contemplative Art Practices

Wonder Awaits!

Stories to Inspire Imaginations

Building Faith

Building Faith offers numerous articles on creative approaches to prayer. See especially:

A Simple Practice for Using Prayer Beads

with resources for making sets.


Worry Eaters help children:

  • express anxieties

  • set them aside


Prayer bottles help families

  • connect with each other
  • connect with God

Graffiti of LamentAn Activity for Finding Hope in Art

A Finger Labyrinth Project for All Ages