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The Path of Prayer
by Sophy Burnham (Goodreads Author)
Statistics have shown that nine out of ten Americans pray and 95 percent believe their prayers are answered. And in the aftermath of September 11, 2001, the word "prayer" has been on everyone's lips as millions seek to deal with the enormity of the tragedy. In The Path of Prayer beloved spiritual writer Sophy Burnham reminds us that all over the world people pray. There is ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published September 16th 2002 by Viking Adult
(first published 2002)
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A friend gave this book to me as a gift. The timing could not have been better, as I faced incredible challenges just days after receiving the book. I found the wisdom in the book to be a lifeline for me. The author draws on many faith traditions to provide a framework for understanding and creating prayers.
Frustrating is the best word I have for this book. One minute she talks about Jesus is the next about the universe and the next about Hindu gods. She needs to find a modality and stick with it. She's trying to be in with the in crowd of spirituality but not quite making it.
Sophy Burnham is an award-winning playwright, novelist, and non-fiction writer. Three of her books have appeared on THE NEW YORK TIMES and other best seller lists. Her works have been translated into twenty-four languages. Her articles and essays have been published in ESQUIRE, NEW YORK, THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE, TOWN & COUNTRY, READER'S DIGEST and many other magazines. In addition to her t ...moreMore about Sophy Burnham...