The Art of Praying

art-of-praying-guardiniThe Art of Praying: The Principles and Methods of Christian Prayer by Romano Guardini

“In the same way, the Spirit too comes to the aid of our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes with inexpressible groanings.” Romans 8:26

Why do most people find it hard to pray – really pray? Prayer is our spiritual highway to God and we cannot arrive at that destination without developing a meaningful prayer life. In The Art of Praying: The Principles and Methods of Christian Prayer, Mgsr. Romano Guardini sets a path for those of us who seek to enrich and deepen prayer life. This book is not light reading; Mgsr. Guardini has produced a scholarly work that may require more study in parts. However, he has covered every aspect of prayer. If you are struggling with your prayer life – don’t we all? – this is a worthwhile read. Continue reading