When You Don't Know What to Pray

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For when you just don't know what to say to God

How do you approach God when life gives you circumstances beyond your control? What are the secrets to reaching God regarding your finances, loss, family, health or other concerns?

Linda Evans Shepherd knows what it's like to desperately seek God through prayer. In When You Don't Know What to Pray, she shows you the how, what, and when of praying for yourself. As she takes you through her own prayer journey and the true stories of others, you will be encouraged and equipped to pray for yourself in any circumstance. You'll also discover the most important aspect of praying for yourself--that whether or not God changes your circumstances, he will use prayer to change you.


"Linda has used powerful prayer to overcome the worst of circumstances, and you can too. She does not share pat answers, she shares truth that will transform your life. Are you ready to learn her prayer secrets? Bow your head and pray your way through this book."--LeAnn Thieman, coauthor, Chicken Soup for the Christian Woman's Soul and Chicken Soup for the Christian Soul 2

"Linda uses both breathtaking and tender experiences to move us through the pages of this inspiring and humorous look at the power of prayer. She teaches us the keys to prayer, demonstrating through practical prayer examples how to pray, what to pray, and when to pray. You will be encouraged when you read this book."--Thelma Wells, author; speaker, Women of Faith Conferences; president, A Woman of God Ministries, Dallas, Texas

"Navigating through life's tough places, holding on to hope in the face of hopelessness, searching for purposes in our lives through the dialogue of prayer--this is the theme and gift Linda offers. Read and be encouraged through Linda's highly personal and powerful insight. She teaches us to fearlessly hold tight to the lifeline of powerful, practical interaction with our God."--Bonnie Keen, author, speaker, recording artist

"Wow! Linda Evans Shepherd tackles tough prayer questions with faith and insight. Read When You Don't Know What to Pray and let her poignant and humorous illustrations change your prayers--and your life."--Sandra P. Aldrich, speaker, author

"In her new book, Linda reminds us that we can still expect miracles, we can still hear God's voice, and our prayers really make a difference. With so many diluted versions of the gospel around today, it is refreshing to see such genuine faith. Thank you, Linda."--Shirley Rose, author; co-host, Aspiring Women Television

"If you have ever wondered how to pray when life doesn't turn out as expected, read this book. When You Don't Know What to Pray will provide you with answers about how to pray effectively, what to do when your prayers don't get answered, and how to impact the lives of others through effective prayer. It's filled with practical principles and real-life stories that will capture your heart and ignite your passion for using the most powerful tool Christians have--prayer. Don't miss it!"--Carol Kent, speaker; author, When I Lay My Isaac Down

"When You Don't Know What to Pray takes a woman on a journey of discovering the power of focused prayer. With encouragement, tenderness, and truth, Linda Evans Shepherd moves the heart of the reader to go deeper with God through time spent connecting with him. Each chapter builds to the next, weaving anticipation and faith as the reader is reminded to expect God's best and surrender to the will of our heavenly Father, who knows what we have need of."--Debbie Alsdorf, author, A Different Kind of Wild; founder, Design4Living Ministries

"This book is a must-read for anyone who desires a stronger prayer life. Linda speaks from experience, and her stories compel the reader to pray more."--Carole Lewis, national director, First Place, www.firstplace.org

"Linda Evans Shepherd is a woman of prayer, and in a world of crisis, change, and constant challenges, what woman doesn't need to learn more about the praying life? Pick up this book to gain an encouraged and equipped heart."--Pam Farrel, international speaker; relationship specialist; author, Men Are like Waffles, Women Are like Spaghetti

The Author

  1. Linda Evans Shepherd

    Linda Evans Shepherd

    Linda Evans Shepherd is an award-winning author, a successful speaker, and a media personality. The president of Right to the Heart Ministries, she is the author of nearly forty books, including When You Don't Know What to...

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