Learning to Pray When Your Heart Is Breaking: How to Pray in Life's Tough Times, When God Seems Silent

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"I discovered something life-changing about prayer during that memorable period in 1999 when I felt abandoned by God, and I wondered if he even heard my urgent cries. That was the year I prayed the hardest and God remained the quietest. That was the year that changed the way I prayed. Forever.

"Sometimes life can deeply hurt us. Learning to Pray When Your Heart Is Breaking tackles those hard questions of faith we may ask when pain turns our lives upside down. Questions like, Father, do you hear me when I pray? Do you have the power to answer my

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Overview

"I discovered something life-changing about prayer during that memorable period in 1999 when I felt abandoned by God, and I wondered if he even heard my urgent cries. That was the year I prayed the hardest and God remained the quietest. That was the year that changed the way I prayed. Forever.

"Sometimes life can deeply hurt us. Learning to Pray When Your Heart Is Breaking tackles those hard questions of faith we may ask when pain turns our lives upside down. Questions like, Father, do you hear me when I pray? Do you have the power to answer my prayers? Do you love me enough to answer my prayers? Am I praying hard enough? How should I pray when my need is urgent? When should I give up and stop praying? Father, will you change your mind and work a miracle? And, What can I learn from pain and prayer?"

~ Denise George

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781466482234
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/11/2011
  • Pages: 228
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.48 (d)

Meet the Author

Denise George has been writing and publishing for 35 years. She has authored 25 books, and had published more than 1500 articles for magazines such as Redbook, Essence, Guideposts, Decision, and many others. She teaches "The Writing Minister" (writing-to-publish) course for seminarians at Beeson Divinity School, Samford University, Birmingham, AL. Her latest book is While the World Watched (Carolyn McKinstry with Denise George), released Feb. 1, 2011. Denise studied journalism at Harvard University and holds a master's of divinity equivalent from studies at Southern Seminary, Ruschlikon Theological Seminary, and Beeson Divinity School. Denise is married to Dr. Timothy George, founding dean of Beeson Divinity School, Samford University. She is mother to two children, Christian and Alyce. Her hobbies include spending time in solitude, spending time with friends, reading, writing, traveling, and fishing.
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