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Praying for strangers

an adventure of the human spirit

by River Jordan

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Published by Berkley Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prayer

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRiver Jordan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL560 .J67 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 322 p. ;
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24881762M
    ISBN 109780425239643
    LC Control Number2010048306

    Praying for Strangers (Hardcover) An Adventure of the Human Spirit. By River Jordan. Berkley Hardcover, , pp. Publication Date: April 5, Other Editions of This Title: Paperback (3/7/). Praying for Strangers. I considered titling this post “Everything I Thought I Knew About River’s New Book When I Didn’t Know Squat”, but I decided that a) it was a bit long and b) I shouldn’t use squat in the title if I want y’all to take me seriously.

      In Praying for Strangers, Jordan tells that the discovery that she made along the journey was not simply that her prayers touched the lives of these strangers (in often astounding ways), but that the unexpected connections she made with other people would be a profound experience that would change her life : $   In Praying for Strangers, River Jordan tells of her amazing personal journey of uncovering the needs of the human heart as she prayed her way through the year for people she had never met before.

    She began praying for a stranger every day. This book is the story of that resolution and the way it transformed her year and her life. The chapters are short. This makes a lovely inspirational book to read a chapter a day during your quiet time. Some of the chapters tell about strangers she met and felt compelled to pray for.   We had a tender discussion about this book. The author shares her experiences when she decides to pray for a stranger every day for a year. This unique goal was the result of her attempt to deal with both of her sons being deployed, one to Iraq and one to Afghanistan.


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Praying for strangers by River Jordan Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is just simply the heart warming story of a woman's year long journey of praying for others and how it effected those for whom she prayed and how it effected her.

What is even more interesting is how engaging in this type of activity may effect the reader/5(). In this memoir, Jordan (Saints in Limbo) recounts stories of a year in which, when both of her sons were deployed to war zones, she decided to pray for a complete stranger every day/5().

Praying for Strangers reminds us (through the power of this tiny, seemingly insignificant act) that we can never assume know the vast universe that exists inside the person next to us - or the one we are yet to discover inside ourselves.

I have my next year's resolution." -Neil White, author of In the Sanctuary of Outcasts/5(). A stickler for New Year's resolutions, Ms. Jordan could not think of anything, only wanting to pray for her sons.

Then her spirit was filled with the notion of praying for one stranger every day. This book is about those strangers, some of which knew of her prayers while others did not. The short chapters make this an easy way t/5.

Praying For Strangers () (Korea Edition) on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Praying For Strangers () (Korea Edition)/5(). All River could do was pray for her sons' safety and hope to maintain her strength, until she unexpectedly came upon the perfect New Year's resolution-one that focused on others instead of herself.

She would pray for a complete stranger every single day of the Praying for Strangers. Praying for Strangers: An Adventure of the Human Spirit: : Jordan, River: Books. Skip to main Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart.

Books. Go Search Hello Select your address /5(88). Well, my last post was on a book I read long ago about prayer. This post is about a book on prayer I have not even finished. It’s called Praying For Strangers-An Adventure of the Human Spirit by River Jordan.

The book is a memoir about a year in which the author resolves to pray for one stranger every day. For those keeping tabs – Praying for Strangers is now in the hands of its most excellent editor at Penguin, the final book cover is in design, and other talks are happening about the best way to present this amazing story to the world.

They are strangers, but I fill in details of their lives with imagination and prayer. His brief essay, “ Prayers of a Wondering Mind,” beautifully tells of one way to pray for strangers when we’re alone.

Find inspiration for praying in the Ignatian tradition by reviewing articles on prayer here at dotMagis. In Praying for Strangers, Jordan tells that the discovery that she made along the journey was not simply that her prayers touched the lives of these strangers (in often astounding ways), but that the unexpected connections she made with other people would be a profound experience that would change her life forever.

Also by River Jordan. In Praying for Strangers, Jordan tells that the discovery that she made along the journey was not simply that her prayers touched the lives of these strangers (in often astounding ways), but that the unexpected connections she made with other people would be a profound experience that would change her life : Penguin Publishing Group.

Tell her you’ll pray for her, a voice inside me said. Remember your New Year’s resolution: Pray for a stranger every day. I’d been trying to ignore it. Don’t get me wrong. I pray. Often. But I’m an introvert.

A say-my-prayers-in-private kind of person. Besides, I had much bigger things on my mind than worrying about random strangers. River Jordan has 12 books on Goodreads with ratings. River Jordan’s most popular book is Praying for Strangers: An Adventure of the Human Spirit.

River Jordan has made a name for herself as a fiction writer and playwright, never dreaming she’d share anything about her personal life to her readers. Now, she’s dared to reach beyond her comfort zone to pen a motivational memoir, Praying for Strangers.

In Praying for Strangers, River Jordan tells of her amazing personal journey of uncovering the needs of the human heart as she prayed her way through the year for people she had never met : Penguin Publishing Group.

Find books like Praying for Strangers: An Adventure of the Human Spirit from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Prayin. Praying for Strangers  is written by a woman who had two sons heading off to active duty in the military, and was suddenly struck by a need to devote her thought to an unusual New Year’s resolution: praying for a stranger everyday.

This book chronicles that project and that year. I was moved to tears many times reading this. River Jordan is the author of Praying for Strangers ( avg rating, ratings, reviews, published ), Saints in Limbo ( avg rating, ra 4/5(). Prayer to Fight Cancer. God Almighty, bestow cancer patients with your love to comfort their weary body and spirit.

As they struggle physically and mentally, give them the courage to fight even harder. We believe in you, dear God, your compassion, your mercy, and your immeasurable love; we pray to God the Father in the name of Jesus. Prayer to Heal. As was ending, River reluctantly made a New Year’s pledge: to pray for a stranger every day for one year.

This was one resolution she would keep. Her book, Praying for Strangers: An Adventure of the Human Spirit, is the story of this endearing faith journey.

Actually it is many stories, the stories of the strangers she met and prayed for.Regardless, the idea of praying for strangers is admirable, and a reader looking for inspiration may find hope and grace in this account of the blessings of a prayerful life.

(Apr.) DETAILS.In Praying for Strangers, Jordan tells that the discovery that she made along the journey was not simply that her prayers touched the lives of these strangers (in often astounding ways), but that the unexpected connections she made with other people would be a profound experience that 5/5(1).