WeeklySpirit Pyles

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WeeklySpirit Pyles

Denise Pyles, M.Div. is the moderator of Weekly Spiritual Reflections and is a Christian pastoral minister with over 25 years experience specializing in preaching, leading worship services and directing music. She is a former nun and is also a musician and composer of three recordings of original music. Currently, she is an ordained minister, licensed wedding official, and moderator of Weekly Spiritual Reflections. Her vision of ministry is to respect all religious faith traditions with a welcoming spirit of hospitality. Weekly Spiritual Reflections, an online membership service uniquely designed to deepen your spirituality and enhance your prayer life, to awaken your spirit to the presence of God around us and within. This is an exciting new opportunity to foster spirituality through online sermons, spiritual reflections, blogs, forums and various other resources within a respectful environment and inclusive web community. Visit the website at www.WeeklySpiritualReflections.com

Stories by WeeklySpirit Pyles

There is a holiday madness in the air. Is there anything logical about putting up a tree (be that live or artificial) in one’s home and...
The time between Thanksgiving and Christmas seems to go by with lightning speed. Ironically, in the Christian tradition, this is also the season of...
Advent is the season of preparation and waiting for Christmas. It is a season of hopeful expectation and waiting in stillness. I think for the most...
I am looking forward to Thanksgiving this week—gathering with loved ones and enjoying some wonderful food, community, and fun! One of the...
I was talking with a friend of mine whose ministry is professional dance and movement. She was telling me that when she dances, especially for ritual...
This past weekend I officiated a wedding for a couple who had been dating for more than fifteen years. I was so moved by their deep joy and love that...
This morning I woke up thinking about balance—how to live the spiritual life within the cultural world of today—routines, relationships,...
I was recently talking with a musician friend about spirituality and both of us discovered that we have read the book The Holy Longing by Ron...
With Election Day finally here, I feel I can breathe a huge sigh of relief even though the outcome of the votes is not known. Election Day means an...
Mantras are a form of prayer that are used among many religions, particularly Hinduism, Buddhism, and Christianity. Mantras are rhythmic recitation...
I sing each week with a Gospel choir. This style of Gospel music is stirring, wholehearted, and embodies prayer for me like no other method. Soulful...
This morning I was talking with a friend of mine and the topic of laughter came up in the conversation. She said that she doesn’t laugh enough...
I was going through my files the other day and happened to come across some notes I had written on prayer and spirituality that were dated in 1995....
Over the weekend, I met with a business colleague to share what we do in our business and discuss ways to network as women entrepreneurs. This was...
This past week has been quite an emotional roller coaster both in the financial and economic markets. Watching the news was starting to give me a...

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