"'Time is money, and money is scarce.' All who are driven by this double misconception get squeezed into a frantic rat race. Macrina Wiederkehr shows you a way out." --David Steindl-Rast, O.S.B., Author of The Music of Silence
"This terrific book brings the ancient prayer of the Church into modern focus as the author invites the readers to mark the moments of the day with prayer. [Wiederkehr] offers inspiration galore to feed the soul in simple, yet profound everyday--hourly--ways." --Religion Teacher's Journal
"A wonderful resource for those who routinely pray the hours, whether communally or privately. It offers an effective antidote to the monotony and distraction that can imperceptibly drain daily prayer of life and meaning. Reading this book, one will awaken to the deeper symbolic dimensions of each hour and thereby be able to redirect one's energy towards a fuller, faith-filled, cosmic participation." --Cistercian Studies Quarterly
"This inspiring devotional resource will serve as a catalyst to spur your own practice of being present and paying attention to the sacred rhythms of the day." -- --Spirituality & Practice
Only a few chapters in to this and it has already been life-changing.Published 1 month ago by jim a.
A good book on prayer, and praying with many all over the world who are praying at the same time.Published 1 month ago by Esther Russell-hughes
Beautifully written. It inspired me to try to praying through the day with the prayers of the hours. A comforting experiment.Published 2 months ago by sacredcircles
This is such a beneficial book to read for those seeking spiritual support. The author does a great job of encouraging, perhaps challenging, readers to stop several times a day to... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Carla Ingram
I picked up "Seven Sacred Pauses" from the library at a retreat house when I was on a 5 day silent retreat. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Claudia G.
I have the paperback copy at home but found myself wanting to reference it when I was out and about. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Sonja Gerstenberger