Often, people feel drawn to prayer but are timid and unsure about how to pray. For over thirty years, this book has demystified prayer for countless thousands. Friendly and inviting, Opening to God, now available in a revised, updated edition, explains what prayer is all about, then turns to techniques that ready the soul to encounter God. Mining his rich experiences as a Jesuit missionary and spiritual director, Thomas Green, S.J., shakes away the cobwebs and banishes stodgy assumptions about spiritual life that is fed by the practice of prayer. A must-have resource, both for beginners and practiced 'pray-ers' who want to cultivate a more meaningful prayer experience.
Trim size: 5.5 x 8.5 inches
Imprint: Ave Maria Press
“The best primer.”
“This wonderful little book is jam-packed with the basic wisdom that both beginning and experienced pray-ers need to enter more deeply into the Lord’s presence. It is simply the best primer on prayer available, and every time I read it, I find myself opening my heart more fully to God.”
Author of The Sign of the Cross