How Strong Women Pray

by Jennifer Donovan

New Habits in the New YearWith each new beginning, be it the new school year when I have another chance to create a system that works for me, or the flip of the calendar, my spiritual life is always a key area of scrutiny. How can I improve? How can I get closer to God? How will I be able to do that?

In How Strong Women Pray Bonnie St. John (former paraolympic medalist, White House staffer, and Rhodes Scholar) tackles the issue of prayer–one area in which I always feel that I am lacking. She clearly explains why we often stumble through our prayer lives (p. xiii):

Conversations about prayer are rare. People can go to church together every day and never talk about how they pray. Husbands and wives can pray separately for a lifetime and never share the experience. Even in a prayer group, most people talk about what they are praying about, not how they actually pray.

In the pages of this book St. John shares her own story–personal and professional successes and failures, the hurt of abuse, and her spiritual journey. She also lets 25 women share how prayer has impacted their lives, but more than that, they simplify and demystify the experience by sharing how they pray. I enjoyed reading her story and the profiles of the other strong women who acknowledge the importance of prayer.  I found this book practically helpful in the area of prayer, encouraging, funny, touching and inspiring. Here are some examples from a few of the women profiled:

“I always feel that I should have a regular prayer routine, but I don’t. I usually talk to God about three times a day.” Heather Whitestone McCallum, former Miss America

Olympic medalist Vonetta Flowers: Today my husband and I get up before the kids and pray before the day gets started. I go downstairs in the basement and sit on apray.jpg comfortable couch with my eyes open.

Amy Domini, CEO of a company which uses investments to build a better world says, “I always pray last thing before I go to sleep. Sometimes I get on my knees. Mostly, I don’t.”

Marilyn McCoo, speaking of her marriage, shares “The Lord gave me the patience. Before I was praying, I tried to handle it all through arguing. Prayer worked much better than arguing. It helped me tremendously. I learned not to take matters in my own hands.”

There are discussion questions included, which would make this book perfect for a book club or small group Bible study.

If you’d like to win a copy, please leave a comment on this post, and check out the New Habits in the New Year guidelines at this main post.

Come back on January 9 to see if you have won. Please be sure that the email address that you enter with is one that you check regularly, and also check your spam folder when the winners are announced if you see your name.


Thank you for all your great comments on your favorite reads of 2007. I really enjoyed reading them. The winner of one (or more) surprise books from my stash is Melissa Markham. You should have an email from me requesting your address.



Email Author    |    Website About Jennifer Donovan

Jennifer Donovan has been a part of the 5 Minutes for Mom team since 2007. She writes product reviews, covers events, and manages the 5 Minutes for Books weekly column and website. She lives in Houston and blogs at Snapshot about life with her family.

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1 Tara Robertson January 7, 2008 at 12:14 am

I’d love to win!

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2 Katherine January 7, 2008 at 12:25 am

Please add my name to the drawing!
:)Kat

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3 Caryn Bailey January 7, 2008 at 12:37 am

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4 Wendy January 7, 2008 at 12:52 am

Prayer is an area I definitely want to focus on and improve this year. I’ve read several books on it, but this one sounds like it has the perspective I can relate to and benefit from. Thanks!

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5 Monkey Giggles January 7, 2008 at 12:55 am

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6 Krista January 7, 2008 at 1:01 am

This would be nice. I’d like to do the study on it with some of my friends.

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7 Cindi Hoppes January 7, 2008 at 1:25 am

Sounds like a powerful book. My prayer-life need this book! I know I am lacking in powerful prayer! The fact that it has a study guide/question is super. Please put me in the drawing for you book giveaway.
Thanks so much, Cindi

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8 Miscellany Mom January 7, 2008 at 1:27 am

could always use more help with prayer!

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9 Diana January 7, 2008 at 1:36 am

Please enter me. Thanks!

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10 Stacey January 7, 2008 at 1:48 am

I love the title of the book! Our family has discovered that no day is complete if it doesn’t begin and end in prayer. We have also discovered how fun it is to listen to each other pray – we all have a different approach, and you can always hear our personal concerns come out when we have family prayer. As a final note…you find it a lot harder to stay grumpy with someone you’ve just knelt in prayer with! (a big plus when you have so many siblings!)

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11 America January 7, 2008 at 2:13 am

Oh yep, we are starting a new group and would love to share this.

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15 David Bertolo January 7, 2008 at 4:29 am

Do strong women prey on weak men?

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Prayer is something I need to incorporate in my life. I would really use this prize.

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I really need help and direction in the area of prayer

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Another great book introduction, thanks.

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27 Michelle S. January 7, 2008 at 7:36 am

My spitual and prayer life has been much in my thoughts lately because I hear so many people talk about their wonderful relationship with God, and while I do pray, I don’t feel I have that, so I would love to read these stories of how women developed their prayer lives. I need ispiration.

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28 kellie sutton January 7, 2008 at 7:36 am

It is so easy to begin each new day with the intention to stop, get quiet and listen for Him to speak, but so often for me, I get whisked away by the hustle and bustle of my 4 children, each going in a different direction. I believe this book would be a huge asset to my mornings in helping me re-construct and make a priority, beginning and ending each day in communion with my Creator.
Thank you for the opportunity to win! :)

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32 Katrina (Callapidder Days) January 7, 2008 at 8:31 am

Please enter me — this looks great. Prayer is an area where I am always looking for more encouragement, insight, practical advice.

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33 Lorraine January 7, 2008 at 8:38 am

perfect for someone I know

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This sounds like something I could really benefit from- and definitely timely in my life right now!

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43 Melissa Markham January 7, 2008 at 9:13 am

I could benefit from this book.

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44 Mya Brooks January 7, 2008 at 9:15 am

With so many struggles I’ve had over the years, I would love to learn how to pray more. Thanks for a great giveaway.

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I would love to win this for my mom who is having a tough time but keeps going each day with her faith. ;-) Thanks and Happy 2008!!

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80 Karla Meachem January 7, 2008 at 11:42 am

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Be blessed!

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81 Anne January 7, 2008 at 11:49 am

Prayer has litterally changed my life! I would cherish this!

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87 Deb Piper January 7, 2008 at 12:13 pm

Prayer is a daily part of my life. It’s awesome to see God move as a result of prayer. I’m a firm believer in prayer.

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88 Bobbye F January 7, 2008 at 12:28 pm

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96 Susan Caldwell January 7, 2008 at 1:00 pm

Winning this book would
be an answered prayer! :o)

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97 Tina January 7, 2008 at 1:01 pm

This sounds like a great book. I don’t know where I would be without prayer, but it wouldn’t be pretty.

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98 Jessica Anderson January 7, 2008 at 1:01 pm

I re-learned prayer when I was diagnosed with advanced breast cancer. While I have made the leap to faith – I still need a lot of fine tuning.

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99 jeanne pellin January 7, 2008 at 1:02 pm

Prayer is a part of my life but I would like to find a way to incorporate it more into my overall lifestyle. This book sounds like it could do that for the lucky winner

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100 Katherine Frazier January 7, 2008 at 1:03 pm

enter me

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101 John MacDonald January 7, 2008 at 1:11 pm

count me in too!

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102 Tiffany Lane January 7, 2008 at 1:19 pm

would love this.

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103 Mikki January 7, 2008 at 1:21 pm

Wow! Another good one. Throw my name into the hat.

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104 Betty Barrett January 7, 2008 at 1:28 pm

I pray each day…usually by the time my feet touch the floor I have ask for protection over our family and friends all over the globe and from there the conversation continues throughout the day. I would love to pray more mindfully, more earnestly…to slow down and really focus on the power I am addressing.

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105 Linda White January 7, 2008 at 1:34 pm

who couldnt use a better prayer life?

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106 Chrissy January 7, 2008 at 2:17 pm

Me too please!

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107 Valerie Furr January 7, 2008 at 2:19 pm

This would be a great book to have and read.

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108 NerdMom January 7, 2008 at 2:21 pm

Prayer seems to be the weakest point for me. I just get so busy that it is easy to ignore. So I would love this book!

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109 oh amanda January 7, 2008 at 2:34 pm

Great!

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110 stephanie January 7, 2008 at 2:38 pm

Enter me please!

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111 charline s January 7, 2008 at 2:38 pm

I could use this book. Everyone should pray

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112 dawn January 7, 2008 at 2:54 pm

Would really enjoy reading this

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113 Jessie January 7, 2008 at 2:55 pm

Add me, please.

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114 Tiff January 7, 2008 at 2:57 pm

Count me in!!!

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115 Jane January 7, 2008 at 3:01 pm

I’d love to win this book.

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116 Kayce C. January 7, 2008 at 3:03 pm

Include me, please

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117 Jane Squires January 7, 2008 at 3:16 pm

I would like to win this book. I know since I’ve had surgery and met so many nice authors who have prayed with me and encouraged me when no one at my church even asks how I am doing, it has been such a blessing. I am even a leader in the church.
Yet it has been authors who have been there while I have been shut in to encourage and uplift me and pray with me. God Bless them all.

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118 Racheal January 7, 2008 at 3:18 pm

wanna winnnnnn!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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119 Debbie Criss January 7, 2008 at 3:26 pm

Praying is good.

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120 Linda Lansford January 7, 2008 at 3:37 pm

lol to all

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121 Virginia Michalak January 7, 2008 at 3:37 pm

I just got baptized 2 months ago. I would love to win this book. I need all of the help I can get.

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122 kathy January 7, 2008 at 3:58 pm

Prayer is so imporant! Thank you for this great contest….

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123 john iavarone January 7, 2008 at 4:03 pm

pick us ~ would love this.

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124 jenny hebert January 7, 2008 at 4:09 pm

Sign me up Great way to start 2008

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125 Beth January 7, 2008 at 4:09 pm

Boy do I need help there!

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126 valerie mabrey January 7, 2008 at 4:09 pm

add me please

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127 Sara January 7, 2008 at 4:12 pm

Just today in the car I was thinking how I need to be praying more and how that will look in my life. This would be a great booster book.

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128 jennifer allen January 7, 2008 at 4:13 pm

Count me in!!!

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129 Amy January 7, 2008 at 4:28 pm

I would love to have this book! I have rededicated my prayer life in ’08.

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130 SUSAN VARNEY January 7, 2008 at 4:29 pm

would be wonderful to win

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131 Anita Yancey January 7, 2008 at 4:31 pm

Sounds like a good book. Please enter me.

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132 Qtpies7 January 7, 2008 at 4:33 pm

That would be a wonderful and timely book for my life right now! I am desiring to resurrect my prayer life.

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133 Adrienne Gordon January 7, 2008 at 4:36 pm

Please add me.

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134 Lisa - The Scrap Princess January 7, 2008 at 4:43 pm

Awesome book – I have added this to my books to read in 2008!

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135 Tia January 7, 2008 at 4:51 pm

This book is a must read; we all could use prayer in our lives.

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136 jenna January 7, 2008 at 5:09 pm

I’d love to win this. You always have great books to give away.

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137 Edward Durbin January 7, 2008 at 5:10 pm

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE

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138 Erica C. January 7, 2008 at 5:11 pm

my grandmother would love this

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139 Sarah January 7, 2008 at 5:38 pm

Count me in!!!

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140 Susan January 7, 2008 at 5:39 pm

beautiful gift

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141 mama4jc January 7, 2008 at 5:46 pm

What a thought-provoking giveaway! Hubby and I have been talking about something similar recently. :)

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142 Michelle S January 7, 2008 at 5:53 pm

I would love to win this book! One of my New Year’s resolutions is to deepen my spiritual walk with the Lord by quiet time, prayer & Scripture Memorization, this would really be helpful! Thanks.

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143 Melody from ~ Pennies In My Pocket ~ January 7, 2008 at 6:03 pm

I would love to win this. Great giveaway!

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144 jesy January 7, 2008 at 6:06 pm

We ALL could use the prayers

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145 taryn January 7, 2008 at 6:09 pm

I’d love this book!

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146 Sarah January 7, 2008 at 6:09 pm

Strong women pray for things besides husbands.

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147 Cindi Aylor January 7, 2008 at 6:10 pm

My prayer life needs a boost. Count me in.

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148 Amber January 7, 2008 at 6:16 pm

Awesome!!! Just what I need right now – I know for sure I am feeling God’s pull to deepen my spiritual life. Thanks for the wonderful recommendation!

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149 Kreda Thomas January 7, 2008 at 6:19 pm

I would love to win this. I have been going through a lot and my faith has been tested. This would be excellent!!

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150 JONI CHADWELL January 7, 2008 at 6:24 pm

this would be great

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151 Erin January 7, 2008 at 6:26 pm

With 2 little ones around I can use all the advice I can get.

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152 Shannon H January 7, 2008 at 6:38 pm

That’s so cool, I randomly gave this book to my sis for Xmas. I’d love a copy!

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153 Kim Statzer January 7, 2008 at 6:56 pm

This is my number one goal for the new year. I’d love to read this book.

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154 Linda Moeller January 7, 2008 at 7:00 pm

I’d love it!

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155 Kathy Scott January 7, 2008 at 7:02 pm

Please and thank you.

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156 risanjax January 7, 2008 at 7:07 pm

Count me in too!

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157 Pamela White January 7, 2008 at 7:13 pm

This would be great for my group

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158 DianeL January 7, 2008 at 7:14 pm

Would luv to have this book.

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159 Linda Howard January 7, 2008 at 7:16 pm

I would love to read this book.

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160 Karen Ruth January 7, 2008 at 7:22 pm

Prayer starts and ends each day for me and thus, I would love to have this book.

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161 Rachel January 7, 2008 at 7:26 pm

Add me! I would love to have this on my “spiritual retreat” to cancun at the end of the month.

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162 Christine January 7, 2008 at 7:26 pm

Love to read it…maybe it will help me want to live again

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163 Kathy Bruins January 7, 2008 at 7:30 pm

I would love to read this book. I lead a prayer ministry, so I would be very interested.

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164 Kathy Bruins January 7, 2008 at 7:30 pm

I would love to read it.

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165 Jessi N January 7, 2008 at 7:32 pm

I would love to read about this. It just might help me a little too.

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166 Tanya January 7, 2008 at 7:48 pm

I could use this book.

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167 Bree January 7, 2008 at 7:50 pm

This would be a great read!

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168 Samantha Pruitt January 7, 2008 at 7:50 pm

sounds like a good read

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169 Pam Hricenak January 7, 2008 at 7:51 pm

I am very interested in this book. Would love to win it.

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170 Sylvia Porter January 7, 2008 at 7:52 pm

i’d love to win this!

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171 Candie January 7, 2008 at 7:56 pm

I need this because often I do not think of myself as a strong woman.

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172 Christi January 7, 2008 at 8:11 pm

my spiritual life is an area that I am really trying to improve this year! This book would fit right in!!

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173 pawn January 7, 2008 at 8:13 pm

I can use all the help I can get!

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174 Nikki January 7, 2008 at 8:20 pm

I gotta read this book!

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175 Catherine copeland January 7, 2008 at 8:24 pm

I have already commited to engaging in bible study and I think this book about prayer woud help me in my spiritual quest

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176 Peggy Miller January 7, 2008 at 9:02 pm

Pray, Pray, Pray

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177 Sheila at Dodging Raindrops January 7, 2008 at 9:02 pm

Sounds like a book I need!

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178 christopher h January 7, 2008 at 9:29 pm

count me in

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179 Jenny M January 7, 2008 at 9:40 pm

We’d love to win- Im in a bible study and wer’e looking for books on prayer.

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180 Beth January 7, 2008 at 9:42 pm

this looks like such a good book-and exactly what I need!!

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181 Jenifer January 7, 2008 at 9:44 pm

Looks like a great life changing book. Please add me to the drawing :)

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182 Patricia S January 7, 2008 at 10:02 pm

What a wonderful giveaway,

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183 Shaun Wallner January 7, 2008 at 10:05 pm

Id love to win this!

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184 Erica G January 7, 2008 at 10:05 pm

great book

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185 Melinda Toungette January 7, 2008 at 10:10 pm

I would love to give this to my future daughter-in-law. I know have difficult keeping a marriage together these days are, so I would like her to know that she can do all things through prayer.

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186 Patricia Robertson January 7, 2008 at 10:12 pm

I would love to win this book I am just now starting to have a strong relationship with God and I think this book would help me.

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187 Tiffany G January 7, 2008 at 10:25 pm

Im praying that I will win:)

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188 Shay January 7, 2008 at 10:36 pm

Please enter me Thanks!

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189 Shay January 7, 2008 at 10:45 pm

This is just what I need to start the year off on the right foot. Thanks!

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190 Patty P. January 7, 2008 at 10:48 pm

Sounds like a book that would be helpful to me.

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191 susan abee January 7, 2008 at 10:49 pm

MY MOM WAS A PRAYER WARRIOR!!!!

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192 tracy holcomb January 7, 2008 at 10:55 pm

i would love to win

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193 Melanie January 7, 2008 at 11:01 pm

I could use this.

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194 Jill January 7, 2008 at 11:03 pm

I would love this.

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195 Brooke Allen January 7, 2008 at 11:04 pm

Can never pray too much.

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196 Shannon B. January 7, 2008 at 11:06 pm

Sounds like a book I would enjoy and learn something from.

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197 Carissa Davis January 7, 2008 at 11:20 pm

Sounds great!

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198 Michelle H. January 7, 2008 at 11:26 pm

This is a book I think that I would really enjoy reading.

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199 Jamie January 7, 2008 at 11:46 pm

What a super way to start the New Year!

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200 Christina W January 8, 2008 at 12:07 am

Hmmm – would love to check out this book – I like the way you put it – that “we often stumble through our prayer lives”. It would be wonderful to grow more graceful in prayer.

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201 Jim Cincinello January 8, 2008 at 12:08 am

Thank you for the chance to win.

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202 Veronica Jarvis January 8, 2008 at 12:14 am

I would love to win this for my mom….please pick me!

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203 Diana January 8, 2008 at 12:27 am

Prayer is an element of my spiritual life that I’m sure I could improve. I’d love to win this book. Thanks!

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204 Michelle Simons January 8, 2008 at 12:30 am

I am a strong woman, I am a Strong woman…….. I think.

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205 Laura January 8, 2008 at 12:56 am
206 bella January 8, 2008 at 1:03 am

We all need alittle help once in awhile……..especially praying

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207 Bea Karnes January 8, 2008 at 1:12 am

This sounds wonderful. I’d be thrilled to win this book.

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208 Valerie Mitchell January 8, 2008 at 1:16 am

fabulous!

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209 Sylvia January 8, 2008 at 1:23 am

I want to enter this contest.

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210 Rosanne Morrison January 8, 2008 at 1:49 am

People dsay I’m strong and I pray constantly so I’d like to read this

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211 Terri January 8, 2008 at 2:07 am

this is a great giveaway, thanks

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212 Margery Yeager January 8, 2008 at 2:08 am

Please pick me!

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213 T.H. January 8, 2008 at 2:26 am

Good Read!

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214 heather h January 8, 2008 at 3:00 am

Oh, I’d love to read this book. Please count me in!

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215 Jackie O January 8, 2008 at 3:28 am

I would love to win this book, blessings!

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216 Pamela Callahan January 8, 2008 at 4:59 am

I would love to win!

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217 Lindsey January 8, 2008 at 5:45 am

Sounds like a good book!

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218 jeff January 8, 2008 at 7:40 am

for my wife

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219 david basile January 8, 2008 at 8:30 am

nice

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220 Sharon Seneker January 8, 2008 at 8:52 am

Hi! What a great offer for an inspirational start to 2008! Thanks!

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221 terrrisa karaus January 8, 2008 at 8:55 am

I would love to read this book

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222 Dina Cox January 8, 2008 at 9:08 am

I really need this!

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223 Nicole Price January 8, 2008 at 9:12 am

Sounds like a great book. Enter me too please.

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224 Elaine Conte January 8, 2008 at 9:22 am

Would love to win!

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225 Nissa H. January 8, 2008 at 9:24 am

Wow- y’all are covering so many of my 2008 goals! I want this book!

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226 Betty Shoemaker January 8, 2008 at 9:36 am

This would be wonderful to have as a bedside book

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227 Susan Chester January 8, 2008 at 9:55 am

I need help praying, this book would be nice.

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228 Michele January 8, 2008 at 10:16 am

Please enter me.

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229 cpa mom January 8, 2008 at 10:23 am

I would love to win this to give to a good friend.

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230 Brenda Prentice January 8, 2008 at 10:24 am

Great book. Thanks.

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231 Timothy Sternberg January 8, 2008 at 10:40 am

I’d love to win!

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232 Rhonda Struthers January 8, 2008 at 10:55 am

I would like to read this

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233 Shannon January 8, 2008 at 11:23 am

I would love to win a copy!

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234 Kimberly Pruitt January 8, 2008 at 11:30 am

This book is right up my alley…Thanks! :-)

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235 Amy M January 8, 2008 at 11:46 am

This is exactly what I need to support me in staying centered in the new year!
:)
Amy

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236 Jocelyn G. January 8, 2008 at 11:46 am

Enter ME!!

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237 Sonja Hubbard January 8, 2008 at 11:52 am

This would be awesome…thank you.

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238 veronica sandberg January 8, 2008 at 11:59 am

love to win this

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239 Sarah Stern January 8, 2008 at 12:12 pm

This is a book I could really use!

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240 Susanne January 8, 2008 at 12:13 pm

I would love to read this one…such a great topic!!! Thanks…

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241 Tiffany Hulbert January 8, 2008 at 12:23 pm

What a way to start the new year!

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242 Michele Poynter January 8, 2008 at 12:25 pm

Id love to read this Book

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243 Sandy January 8, 2008 at 12:33 pm

I sure could use this book!

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244 Jan Anderson January 8, 2008 at 12:43 pm

Sounds like a good book….

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245 Melanie January 8, 2008 at 12:43 pm

Prayer is very positive and it does work. I pray that I win this book. I never tire reading, learning more about the power of prayer. Praise God!

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246 Jan Anderson January 8, 2008 at 12:45 pm

Pray is alway good and worthwhile.

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247 Jennifer Maslowski January 8, 2008 at 12:55 pm

Enter me, thank you!

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248 Tammy D. January 8, 2008 at 1:19 pm

Please enter me. This sounds like a great book. I can’t wait to read it!
Thanks!!

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249 Tiffany Losco January 8, 2008 at 1:35 pm

please count me in thanks.

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250 Lori January 8, 2008 at 1:37 pm

Enter me, Please!!

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251 Yvette January 8, 2008 at 1:54 pm

Sounds like an awesome book!

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252 Colleen Palat January 8, 2008 at 2:09 pm

This sounds like a wonderful book! :)

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253 Melissa January 8, 2008 at 2:11 pm

Please include me in the drawing. Thanks!

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254 Barbara Fox January 8, 2008 at 2:16 pm

Sounds like something I need.

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255 trudee January 8, 2008 at 2:23 pm

what a good introduction please enter me

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256 Chrystal Jones January 8, 2008 at 2:25 pm

Please enter me!!

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257 AmandaA January 8, 2008 at 2:43 pm

please enter me thanks

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258 Christine Saulter January 8, 2008 at 2:44 pm

This sounds really helpful!

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259 Bridget January 8, 2008 at 2:53 pm

I pray that this book is given to the one who needs it the most.

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260 Rhonda B. January 8, 2008 at 3:12 pm

This is the year I’m going to God. This would be great to win to help me on my way.

Thanks for contest…Good Luck all you moms out there!!

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261 Gaby January 8, 2008 at 3:45 pm

I would love to win this book!! pleasee

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262 Brynna January 8, 2008 at 3:50 pm

Definitely count me in!!

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263 Julie Cowart January 8, 2008 at 3:52 pm

I am a strong women and love to pray so this book sounds great !!

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264 Tracee January 8, 2008 at 3:53 pm

What a great gift for my daughter

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265 JOJO January 8, 2008 at 3:54 pm

With 3 kids I NEED to pray

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266 Susan Smoaks January 8, 2008 at 4:05 pm

I would love to read this book.

thanks

smoaks

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267 Kristie Noguera January 8, 2008 at 4:06 pm

Thanks.

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268 Ed Nemmers January 8, 2008 at 4:20 pm

Sweet niblets!

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269 Jessica January 8, 2008 at 4:20 pm

This sounds like a great book for the new year, I’d love to win!

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270 Patti D January 8, 2008 at 5:05 pm

This is just what I need to keep me positive in such a negative world. Thanks for the opportunity to win~

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271 Margaret Johns January 8, 2008 at 5:28 pm

What a great way to get the new year started. Count me in, and thanks for the offer!

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272 Susan Ledet January 8, 2008 at 6:01 pm

This sounds like a fantastic book. Thank you for the great contest.

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273 Mike Weisberg January 8, 2008 at 6:02 pm

I want to win

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274 Rachel Prieto January 8, 2008 at 6:43 pm

this is a very inspiring book to have.

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275 Stephen Alexander January 8, 2008 at 6:44 pm

Books!

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276 philip halter January 8, 2008 at 7:50 pm

enter me please

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277 Rebecca Lunsford January 8, 2008 at 7:58 pm

This sounds like a very inspiring read.

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278 Tyna Begley January 8, 2008 at 7:58 pm

Oh, I’d love that book!

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279 Don January 8, 2008 at 8:00 pm

Would like to win this for the wife!!

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280 Fruitbearer January 8, 2008 at 8:33 pm

Please count me in. Thanks!

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281 Paula McClement January 8, 2008 at 8:57 pm

Sounds like a wonderful book!

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282 Jenifer January 8, 2008 at 9:18 pm

Prayer is a big part of most people’s lives, especially women. I personally think everyone should get back to god.

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283 Megan January 8, 2008 at 9:30 pm

This sounds like a great book.

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284 DD January 8, 2008 at 9:37 pm

This would be a perfect tool to help me with my new years goal!!

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285 shawna f January 8, 2008 at 10:03 pm

Looks like a great book!

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286 Maureen WB January 8, 2008 at 10:04 pm

I would enjoy this book.

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287 Linda January 8, 2008 at 10:15 pm

I’d love to win.

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288 Liz Sawyer January 8, 2008 at 10:22 pm

Sounds informative and inspiring!

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289 gina snow January 8, 2008 at 10:52 pm

i want to win!!!

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290 mouseki January 8, 2008 at 10:53 pm

This sounds like a great book!

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291 Filomena January 8, 2008 at 10:55 pm

I would enjoy this book! Thanks for the contest!

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292 Tamara Leonard Merritt January 8, 2008 at 11:08 pm

Thanks for the contest!

Please enter me.

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293 Devildogwife January 8, 2008 at 11:16 pm

Sounds like a good read; please sign me up.

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294 Suanne Giddings January 8, 2008 at 11:59 pm

I won’t go into all of the personal details, but the members of my family would certainly benefit from sharing this book. Thank you for this giveaway. Please enter me to win!

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295 Hesper Fry January 9, 2008 at 12:00 am

Would love to win!

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296 jessica January 9, 2008 at 12:00 am

this would be great for the new year!

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297 Catrina Pomerleau January 9, 2008 at 12:04 am

Please enter me in the drawing.

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298 Susan White January 9, 2008 at 12:17 am

Please enter me.
Thanks so much.

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299 Tracey January 9, 2008 at 12:29 am

Please include me in your drawing!
It would be a very welcomed read!!!
Thanks so much!

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300 Candi January 9, 2008 at 12:50 am

Count me in!!

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301 America January 9, 2008 at 1:33 am

Would really like to read this.

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302 Jeanine Price January 9, 2008 at 2:25 am

Looks like a nice book! Thanks for the contest!

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303 Veronica Garrett January 9, 2008 at 2:31 am

I would love to win this book

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304 Grace January 9, 2008 at 2:40 am

Good luck!

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305 Terra Heck January 9, 2008 at 4:11 am

I would enjoy reading this book to learn more about prayer.

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306 Tonya Keener January 9, 2008 at 4:48 am

I really would like help in the praying department. I need this book

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307 Allegra Ashley January 9, 2008 at 4:52 am

please count me in for the drawing. This sounds like a wonderful book.

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308 Natoshia Locklear January 9, 2008 at 6:13 am

I would love to have this book for my grandmother

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309 Charlene Kuser January 9, 2008 at 7:02 am

Prayer is an area I have often struggled with
and would love to read this book.

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310 Linda Russell January 9, 2008 at 7:04 am

Thanks for the chance to win

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311 Mary M. January 9, 2008 at 7:30 am

Prayer is an important part of my daily life. Prayer is for the strong, the weak, and all those between the two.

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312 Sharon Jones January 9, 2008 at 8:47 am

please count me in. Thank you!

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313 Diane Perkins January 9, 2008 at 9:03 am

I would love a copy of this book!

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314 Dina Cox January 9, 2008 at 9:11 am

I could really benefit from this book!

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315 Mihaela Day January 9, 2008 at 9:28 am

Count me in please

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316 Marie N. January 9, 2008 at 10:04 am

Being a mom is the most important job on the planet and I couldnt make it through the day without the power of prayer. Please enter me in this drawing.

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317 Kathy Conley January 9, 2008 at 10:09 am

Sounds interesting

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318 Janet M January 9, 2008 at 10:22 am

TY!! 4 the nice contest!!:)

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319 Karyn P January 9, 2008 at 10:23 am

What a great subject for a book. Please enter me!

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320 Bebemiqui January 9, 2008 at 11:16 am

I’m interested! Count me in!

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321 kathy pease January 9, 2008 at 11:17 am

:)nice

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322 Cindy S January 9, 2008 at 12:28 pm

sounds like a really good book would love to win this

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323 Deanna January 9, 2008 at 12:33 pm

Improving my prayer life is one of my Goals for 2008. I’m in search of some stable advice on ways to strengthen that area of my life, and this book sounds like a great place to start!

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324 sarah January 9, 2008 at 12:47 pm

would love this prize !

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325 Rhonda CLEMENS January 9, 2008 at 12:49 pm

THANKS FOR THE CONTEST–hAVE A GREAT YEAR TO ALL!!

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326 Kathryn Howell January 9, 2008 at 1:21 pm

I would love this book. Thanks!

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327 Charles Yount January 9, 2008 at 1:56 pm

love god

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328 susan January 9, 2008 at 2:07 pm

Prayer seems like it should be easy, but often times is not. this book would be beneficial.

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329 melanie coleman January 9, 2008 at 2:21 pm

The Power of Prayer.. strong, God loving, prayer warriors. We all need to be one. I need to read this book.

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330 Corina Smith January 9, 2008 at 2:27 pm

great giveaway! we could all use more prayer in our lives.

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331 Eva January 9, 2008 at 3:58 pm

this is a prize I could really use in my life

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332 sandytee January 9, 2008 at 3:59 pm

Yes, yes, yes. This is something I could really use.

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333 Angela White January 9, 2008 at 4:21 pm

yes please

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334 claudette flanigan January 9, 2008 at 4:53 pm

lovely prize…thanks for the entry

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335 Timothy Selig January 9, 2008 at 6:50 pm

Sure…Sure….I’d like to win.
God Bless The Troops

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336 Bev January 9, 2008 at 8:18 pm

This is a book, I would love to read. Thanks!

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337 Crystal Gleason January 9, 2008 at 8:47 pm

Great prize.

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338 Mary Grace OConnor DeFilippis January 9, 2008 at 9:10 pm

What a wonderful subject for a book. Can’t wait to read it.

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339 Eva January 9, 2008 at 9:24 pm

I’m willing

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340 Donna Kozar January 9, 2008 at 9:34 pm

I would really like this.

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341 Jeanette January 9, 2008 at 9:38 pm

Should I pray that I win this so my prayer life will be enhanced?

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342 Amy Pedersen January 9, 2008 at 9:43 pm

Enter me please/

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343 Renee Weinberg January 9, 2008 at 9:43 pm

I pray instead of “talking to myself”.

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344 sarah woods January 9, 2008 at 9:50 pm

Best of Luck to ALL Who Enter

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345 ELSIE MANGERI January 9, 2008 at 10:18 pm

This is a wonderful subject to be thinking about and to be handing out a prize such as this is great. Thanks for the opportunity.

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346 Barb Wild January 9, 2008 at 10:37 pm

my sister and i could both use this book. I would love to win this prize.

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347 shannon bradford January 9, 2008 at 10:37 pm

What an awesome book….Count me in please!

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348 Lily Kwan January 9, 2008 at 10:48 pm

Please enter me into the contest. Thanks!

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349 Sarah Hansen January 9, 2008 at 11:09 pm

I would like to read this book!

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350 m. kittle January 9, 2008 at 11:41 pm

Would be a great book, I know some people who need this book, actually everyone could use it.

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351 Heather C January 10, 2008 at 12:24 am

Enter me, please.

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352 Vilma Rosado January 10, 2008 at 1:05 am

It’s so funny that one of the celebrities who comments on this book, sings one of my favorite Christian Songs, “The Me Nobody Knows” by Marilyn McCoo, if she recommends this book, I definitely want to read it even more now!

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353 Camille Wilson January 10, 2008 at 2:29 am

i would LOVE to read this!

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354 Stephanie January 12, 2008 at 3:35 pm

I need this greatly.

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355 DARIJA January 17, 2008 at 8:05 pm

I could use this

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356 Suhail March 3, 2010 at 1:19 am

I WANT TO MAINTAIN MY FAMILY HAPPY MY EXAM WAS STARTED IN 5 MARCH I WANT FIRST RANK PLS PRAY FOR ME TO HELP MY FAMILY AND ALL WHAT THING I LOST I WANT TO GET ITPLEASE PRAY FOR ME.

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357 Kimberlyn June 13, 2012 at 1:30 pm

I can relate to a few of the stories from the women. This sounds like a great read for our womens group. I would love to view it and get better insight of how and when women chose to pray in any circumstance.

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