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How To Pray Effectively

 

 

 


More than a refuge in troubled times
or a 
peaceful pause in a hectic day,
prayer i
s a lifelong journey of
living intimately with 
God’s presence
and grace. These uplifting articles 
offer
practical and easy-to-follow tips to 

strengthen your spiritual life and answers
to  
your questions about how to pray.

Recent How To Pray Effectively Stories

Reflecting on the life of a friend and offering a song that's really a prayer.

by Rick Hamlin

I make a point to listen while I pray, to pause every now and then to hear God’s reassurance.

by Peola Hicks

Pray and ask God to help you develop a spending plan...

by Peola Hicks

It's why people keep prayer journals: to remember that they prayed for the good things that happen.

by Rick Hamlin

I closed my eyes and could imagine purring accompanying my praying. I felt right at home.

by Rick Hamlin

Rick Hamlin, executive editor of Guideposts magazine.

In this excerpt from 10 Prayers You Can't Live Without, Rick Hamlin shares tips on how you can keep your daily prayer time.

by Rick Hamlin
, New York, New York

As you celebrate today with family and friends, take a moment to ponder God’s mercy and send a prayer of gratitude.

by Peola Hicks

little girl praying

In this excerpt from Guideposts Daily Planner 2014, Van Varner shares the story of a child's perfect prayer.

by Van Varner


All the stuff you’re doing can just be part of your prayer: Tie up a package with a prayer for the person who’s getting the gift...

by Rick Hamlin

We know that prayer is always needed. It is one of the most loving things that we can do.

by Peola Hicks

Now, 2013 years later, our hope is still in the babe born in a manger. This is the hope of Advent.

by Peola Hicks

You can live without music like I suppose you can live without prayer, but why would you?

by Rick Hamlin

Time and again I meet Christians who found their faith through Lewis’ writings...

by Rick Hamlin

Knowing that God does not change and is with us in every situation prompts us to give thanks.

by Peola Hicks

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