TITLE

The Perfect Bowl

AUTHOR(S)
Biedenbach, Lisa
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Guideposts;May2007, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author describes how a prayer bowl helped her keep track of prayer requests. She mentioned her prayer-overload problem with a nun friend and the friend suggested that she should try a prayer bowl. Whenever she gets a prayer request, she has to write it down on a slip of paper and drop it into the bowl.
ACCESSION #
24977405

 

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