Adventures in Prayer: The Magic of Discovery

Find the Treasures in You and the Gifts of Prayer

by Sharon A. Connors



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 11/17/2010

Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 108
ISBN : 9781449706081
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 108
ISBN : 9781449704070
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 108
ISBN : 9781449704087

About the Book

This book will capture the minds and hearts of preteens (aka tweens) as they negotiate the rough terrain of growing up in today's world. Adventures In Prayer offers them the most effective way to successfully handle challenges like peer pressure and bullying, school problems and family life, fear and self-esteem--PRAYER. They will be able to relate to the real-life stories and will discover simple ways to pray that inspire and encourage them. Each chapter offers theme-related stories, sample prayers, powerful affirmations and engaging activities that bring prayer alive and make it practical. The readers will learn about a loving God Who is ever available and accessible; a God Who will guide them to make good choices and take right action. They will come to know the greatness in themselves. They will grow their faith in God, themselves and the great possibilities for their lives." "Rev. Sharon has found a wonderful way to present prayer as a great adventure. Her clever stories will stimulate your sense of adventure and your journey through this book will fell like a Treasure Hunt. This is a must read book for kids who want to deepen their understanding of God. It will give you a map for exploring prayers of all faiths." Charlotte Shelton, EdD President & CEO Unity World Headquarters Unity Village, MO

About the Author

Sharon Connors is an ordained minister who currently serves as senior minister at Christ Church Unity in El Cajon, California. Having been a minister for over twenty years, she has served ministries in Gainesville, Florida and San Francisco, California as well as being senior minister at Unity Village Chapel on the campus of world headquarters for Unity in suburban Kansas City, Missouri. Rev. Connors has been steeped in prayer traditions from her earliest days in parochial schools. Her book, Adventures In Prayer: Praying Your Way To A God You Can Trust, was published in the United States by Bantam Publishing in 2004 and in the United Kingdom by Hodder & Stoughton Limited in 2003. Her articles have been published in newspapers in San Francisco, Florida and Kansas City. Her articles have also been published in her own denominations’ publications, Daily Word and Unity Magazine and the International New Thought Alliance magazine. She has been quoted and noted in book reviews, the Kansas City Wellness Magazine and in Science of Mind magazine. Prior to ministry, Rev. Connors was involved in a wide variety of careers including therapist, school counselor, teach of Spanish and Motivating Human Behavior. This diverse background provides her with a deep understanding of people and a strong foundation for understanding children and their challenges. Rev. Connors lives in San Diego, California where she enjoys rollerblading, dancing and, most of all, spending time with her children and three grandsons.