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Lydia Sheldon

Lydia Sheldon es una Escritora de Compromiso con las Escrituras en la American Bible Society. Se graduó en Gordon College (B.A.) y en University of Pennsylvania (M.S.Ed.). Lydia ha vivido y trabajado en Nueva Jersey, Massachusetts, Tailandia y Filadelfia. Le encantan los Adirondack, George Eliot y el falafel.

Lydia Sheldon is a Scripture Engagement Writer at American Bible Society. She is a graduate of Gordon College (B.A.) and University of Pennsylvania (M.S.Ed.). Lydia has lived and worked in New Jersey, Massachusetts, Thailand, and Philadelphia. She loves the Adirondacks, George Eliot, and falafel.

Lidiando con distracción
September 3rd, 2019

Lidiando con distracción

Lydia Sheldon

Extractos de Pensamientos sobre la experiencia religiosa , adaptado por Lydia Sheldon ¿Alguna vez te has preguntado si eres el único que parece no poder concentrarse cuando te sientas a rezar o estudiar la Palabra de Dios? ¿Te has preguntado por qué parece que no ...

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Dealing with Distraction
August 12th, 2019

Dealing with Distraction

Lydia Sheldon

Excerpts from Thoughts on Religious Experience , adapted by Lydia Sheldon Have you ever wondered if you’re the only one who can’t seem to concentrate when you sit down to pray or study God’s Word? Have you asked yourself why you ...

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Cómo orar antes de leer la Biblia
February 26th, 2019

Cómo orar antes de leer la Biblia

Lydia Sheldon

Cuando comencé a leer la Biblia en forma regular, leía en ráfagas energéticas. La leí porque sentí que necesitaba hacerlo. Parecía que después de leer unos pocos versículos, Dios me estaba hablando. Presioné mi dedo en la página, corriéndolo sobre una línea de texto, como si pudiera absorberlo mejor ...

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How to Grow in Prayer in 2019
January 14th, 2019

How to Grow in Prayer in 2019

Lydia Sheldon

I’m going to offer a foolproof suggestion to help you grow in your relationship with God this year. It’s not a resolution you can fulfill on your own, on a treadmill or in your private Bible study. But it is very simple: pray with someone else ...

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Unveiling the Glorious Spectacle of the Gospel
August 27th, 2018

Unveiling the Glorious Spectacle of the Gospel

Lydia Sheldon

Last May, the fashion world’s interpretation of the divine promenaded up the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Bearded prophets and winged angels ornamented a singer’s gown. Celebrities balanced golden halos and sported embroidered crosses. Sarah Jessica Parker propped a Dolce & Gabbana nativity scene ...

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The Unexpected Delight of Listening to the Bible
July 2nd, 2018

The Unexpected Delight of Listening to the Bible

Lydia Sheldon

I used to read my Bible every morning with a cup of coffee and a journal full of notes and prayers—a scene worthy of Instagram. That habit of consistent Bible study filled my heart with God’s voice. But I’m not there right now. After a ...

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Turn to Scripture to Learn How to Pray
June 18th, 2018

Turn to Scripture to Learn How to Pray

Lydia Sheldon

I went to bed last night in that oh-so-familiar pre-bed state. You know the one. Contrary to every health guru blogger, doctor, and grandmother’s advice, I did not wind down. There was no long bath with salts, no cello music drifting through lavender oil-scented air. Light glared from bulbs ...

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How to Pray Before You Read the Bible
March 12th, 2018

How to Pray Before You Read the Bible

Lydia Sheldon

When I first started reading the Bible regularly, I read in energetic bursts. I read because I felt I needed to. It seemed that every few verses, God was speaking to me. I would press my finger to the page, running it over a line of text, as if ...

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