Practical Praying

Practical Praying

Using the Rosary to Enhance your Life

Book - 2005
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John Edward's focus in spiritual teaching is now being spotlighted on his own path of religious and spiritual enlightenment, and he is now sharing it in this book, PRACTICAL PRAYING: Using the Rosary to Enhance your Life .

This book explores the power of the rosary as a tool to bring focused energy and creative thought into your everyday life. For many people, their daily lives are a dark place with an even darker future, and John Edward shares how his belief in the power of prayer alone can help to illuminate a path for each individual to follow... using God's gift of free will to chart our own course. Although he is quick to suggest this is not the fix to 'find happiness' in a material sense, the promise of living a more abundant life in general can be achieved.

This book is divided into three sections. Section I deals with John's overview of the process of prayer, his thoughts about writing on this subject matter, and the history of the rosary as authorized by the Catholic Church. Section II is how he has utilized the power of prayer through the use of the rosary, and Section III is an audio CD that goes over the process of using the techniques of practical praying.

Includes a FREE BONUS Meditation CD!

Publisher: New York : Princess Books, c2005.
ISBN: 9781932128123
Branch Call Number: 242.74 EDWARD
Characteristics: xii, 103 p. : ill. ; 18 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)


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Nov 01, 2013

Mr. Edward's "practical" version of the Rosary in offensive.

He replaces the meditations on Our Lord's sacred mysteries of His life, death and resurrection with meditating on the mundane desires of praying person.

The Rosary prayers are sacred. But praying the Rosary prayers is only 1/2 of the whole. Just praying the prayers without meditating on the mysteries is like a body without a soul.

Please do not make the disrespectful mistake of such misuse of the Rosary.

His "practical" version changes the order of each decade of prayers. Why monkey with an ancient religious sacramental??

Finally, with all due respect to Mr. Edward, there are many details he has included that belie his very real ignorance of the history and process of praying the Rosary.

This book is pure trash.


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Nov 06, 2013

Other: Idiocy. It's not nice to fool with the Mother of God.


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