The Bethlehem Prayer

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Through an imaginative encounter with the Holy Family at Bethlehem, God offers consolation and healing for our Family of Origin wounds.

It’s very normal when exploring our Family of Origin to surface some pain or hurt.  This might express itself in a sense of loss at what could have been, or a sense of not having been loved enough, perhaps even cheated. Or we may see ourselves as less or inadequate as a result of the family from which we came.

The Bethlehem Prayer is a meditation designed for use with the Family of Origin topic in the SmartLoving Marriage Seminar and Evermore in Love Retreat. Written by Ron & Kathy Feher,  it is recorded and produced by Francine Pirola. Find a quiet moment when you can listen and pray. (Duration 16;40)

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