A trustworthy guide to an intimate and refreshing relationship with God Award-winning author Walter Wangerin Jr. gracefully explores the dynamics of prayer--of speaking, of listening, of waiting, and of hearing God’s voice. With luminous prose, he surveys the landscape of communication with God--what prayer feels like, looks like, and sounds like. He points out that whole prayer is a circle, closed and complete. We pour out our hearts and minds to God, who listens as we do. Then we listen intently for his voice when he speaks. Wangerin encourages readers not to eliminate any part of the circle so we don’t cut the conversation short.
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Prayer was meant to be as natural as breathing--our response to need, frustration, joy, and all the events and encounters of our lives. But many of us feel our prayer life is a mere shadow of the wholeness and fullness we were meant to experience. Perhaps it's because we don't understand that prayer is about talking with God, not just to him. Not just sharing our hearts with him, but listening as he opens his heart to us. Award-winning author Walter Wangerin gracefully explores the dynamics of prayer, of speaking, of listening, of waiting, of hearing God's voice. Whole Prayer helps us reach toward God and learn to receive from God, knowing that we are held and encircled by the presence of a loving Heavenly Father.From the Author:
Walter Wangerin Jr. first came to prominence as the award-winning author of The Book of the Dun Cow. He has since won many other awards and honors for his books, which include The Book of God, Reliving the Passion, Mourning into Dancing, Ragman and Other Cries of Faith, As for Me and My House, The Manger Is Empty, Little Lamb Who Made Thee? and The Book of Sorrows. His book Miz Lil and the Chronicles of Grace has been adapted as a screenplay by the award-winning writer Horton Foote. Wangerin holds the Jochum Chair at Valparaiso University, where he is writer-in-residence. He lives with his wife in Valparaiso, Indiana
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