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What I'm Learning About: Worship

Thoughts on experiencing intimacy, awe, and freedom before an all-powerful God

In days filled with activity, noise, and demands, it can be difficult to get your heart aligned in a proper state of worship before God. Here are hints and tips from busy mothers, Biblical scholars, and authors on how to worship God in the throes of everyday life.

JoHannah Reardon
Nicole Unice
Rita Baird


What is worship?

Before I had children, I thought worship was the amazing feeling I got when I sang at my piano, or the awe-inspired prayer I'd whisper on a mountaintop. These were the moments when the world around me melted away and I felt a connection with God unlike any other.

When I became a mother, diapers and laundry suddenly took the place of music and forests. Children filled my hours with activity, noise, and demands, and I found that I had a harder time getting into a place of worship. I knew I needed it more than ever, but I didn't have the time and space like I used to.

So I tried to find ways to incorporate worship into my daily tasks. I read books that taught how washing dishes can be a form of worship, meditating on the words of ...

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Related Topics:Children; Parenting; Worship
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November 2011

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