A Book of Simple Prayers

By Gloria Gaither
(Regal, Hardcover, 9780830746866, 176pp.)

Publication Date: June 2008

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Description

Life greets us in different ways each day: We experience joy, confusion, doubt and grief. We walk through seasons of loneliness and times of closeness with God, family and friends. Each event, the birth of a new baby, the death of a loved one, the sound of a familiar melody, can be an occasion for prayer. In A Book of Simple Prayers, beloved songwriter Gloria Gaither shares the prayers she has prayed in moments like these. At times questioning, playful, trusting or anxious, this collection of Gloria's prayer poetry is a medley of honest and open-hearted conversation with God. With her renowned mastery of language and matchless instinct for just the right turn of phrase, she invites us to pray along with her, expressing our hopes and heartaches to the God who listens.




About the Author

GLORIA GAITHER is the recipient of numerous Grammy and Dove Awards and was named, with her writing partner and husband, Bill Gaither, the ASCAP Songwriter of the Century. Their union has produced over 700 songs, hundreds of recordings, a dozen musicals, a collection of books and, best of all, three children and five grandchildren. She is an inductee into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame and has been distinguished with honorary doctorates from six universities.

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