"An ennobling book. It will not only make you feel better, it might just make you a better person." -- Huston Smith, author of The World's Religions
"I cannot tell you how much I enjoyed Ken Nerburn's Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace. I have never realized the depth of thought in that brief prayer of St. Francis. Kent Nerburn, in a few masterful strokes and touching stories, plumbs its depths and offers us a precious little treasure." -- Joseph F. Girzone, author of Joshua
"Kent Nerburn has tackled a well developed Franciscan prayer and topic with the freshness of an outside and contemporary perspective. Filled with stories from modern life in the west, it is thoroughly enjoyable as a quick, refreshing read, yet filled with spiritual gems." -- John Michael Talbot, founder of Brothers and Sisters of Charity, author of The Lessons of St. Francis
"Kent Nerburn has written a little jewel of a book, to warm the heart and touch the soul." -- Rabbi Harold S. Kushner, author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People
"Kent Nerburn offers his mindful heart and thoughtful presence to illuminate the penetrating wisdom of Francis's sweet prayer. This book is a pearl of great price, revealing how the most potent, authentic prayer is also tender and very human. Kent Nerburn is a wise companion who has given us a blessing to be cherished again and again." -- Wayne Muller, author of Legacy of the Heart and How, Then, Shall We Live?
"What a lovely book!" -- Anne Lamott, author of Bird by Bird and Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith
Such gentle wisdom. I always feel so peaceful and accepting after I read this. It is a wonderful book to ponder before going to sleep. Read morePublished 27 days ago by sandjsmom
Such insight! Couldn't put this book down!
Book arrived on time and in great shape!
I loved this little book. Wonderful way to start each day and I was able to read each chapter in a short amount of time and yet be profoundly inspired. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jennifer Rundlett
A truly wonderful and insightful book; beautiful passages and commentaries that touch your heart. Highly recommend reading. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Helen
I find this prayer to be very inspirational and the book helped me to see how to actually put the theme into everyday practice. Definitely a keeper.Published 4 months ago by Lucia
What a beautiful and profound reading of the prayer of St. Francis!Published 5 months ago by Gramma Barb
This is probably my favorite inspirational book. It is very easy to read and is very relatable. I have bought this book as a gift for many people.Published 5 months ago by Cynthia A. Sevier