About the Book and Author

Now Featured in the Patheos Book Club
10 Prayers You Can't Live Without
How to Talk to God About Everything
By Rick Hamlin

About the Book
In this inspirational "how-to" book, Guideposts executive editor Rick Hamlin shares ten real-life ways of praying to God. He draws on the practical insight he has gained from the everyday men and women in the pages of Guideposts magazine and from his own lifelong journey in prayer.

He encourages readers to think of prayer as an ongoing conversation that God that should include everything. He expounds on the power of prayer. He discusses how to find a time and place for prayer every day, the importance of praying in times of crisis, of how to ask for forgiveness, and how to listen to the spiritual nudges God gives us.

The 10 prayers are:

1. Conversational prayers

2. Mealtime prayers

3. Prayers for others

4. The Lord's Prayer

5. Forgiveness prayers

6. Crisis prayers

7. Singing prayers

8. Thanksgiving prayers

9. The Jesus prayer

10. "Yes and . . ." prayers (aka possibility prayers)

This is a book filled with practical advice, insight, and inspirational stories; a book for anyone who wants to develop a rich and vibrant spiritual practice.

About The Author
Rick Hamlin is the executive editor of Guideposts magazine, where he has worked for more than 25 years. His spiritual memoir, Finding God on the A Train, was a Book of the Month Club alternate selection and a selection of One Spirit Book Club. He lives with his family in New York City.

Endorsements
"Rick Hamlin, with openness and honesty, breathes fresh air into the subject of prayer." —Debbie Macomber, New York Times bestselling novelist

"Rick Hamlin cuts through the fog that too often obscures the topic of prayer." —Philip Yancey, author of Where Is God When It Hurts