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How can we make our communication with our Heavenly Father more meaningful and enjoyable? What do we need to do to “pay the price” to receive answers to our prayers?
In this engaging talk by beloved speaker Mary Ellen Edmunds, listeners will learn more about the work of prayer, the language of prayer, and the feelings associated with prayer. Prayer is both a blessing and a commandment, and when we learn to trust our Heavenly Father and truly seek his will, we can have the confidence that he hears, understands, and answers us. Blending scriptures, quotes from Church leaders, and personal experiences, Sister Edmunds teaches us how to be more effective in our own prayer life.
- Released : May 2002
- Audio Length: 67 Minutes
About the Author
Mary Ellen Edmunds was born in Los Angeles, California, and now lives in American Fork, Utah. She happily qualifies for all senior citizen discounts. She received a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Brigham Young University and taught nursing there for several years. She has served as a missionary in Taiwan, Hong Kong, twice in the Philippines, and in Indonesia, and she directed a child health project in Nigeria, West Africa. She was a director of training at the Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah, and served as a member of the Relief Society general board for eleven years. Mary Ellen is the author of several books and talks, including Peculiar—in a Good Way; You Can Never Get Enough of What You Don’t Need; and her most recent, MEE Speaks. She enjoys her family, teaching, writing, people, music, thinking, serving, and being a happifier.
by robin - reviewed on October 08, 2003
I have several tapes that I have listened to so many times I expect them to self-destruct at any moment. This is one of them. Sister Edmunds' humor and spiritual insight helps me to know I am not the only one who wakes up from a prayer with drool and matted hair. But, also, that I am not the only one to wonder if my prayers really are listened to and taken seriously by my Heavenly Father. Listening to her experiences inspires me to speak more from my heart when I pray or any time I want to have a conversation with the Lord. This tape is excellent for any woman or man of any age.
by Natalie - reviewed on October 05, 2008
This is a powerful talk about prayer and how to get the most out of it. I struggle with vain repetitions when I am praying especially when I am tired. This talk was very inspiring.
Great insights and practical ideas
by Christy - reviewed on August 22, 2010
I LOVE and admire Mary Ellen Edmunds greatly. This talk is helpful, uplifting and practical. Prayer is so central to my spiritual life so I listen to it regularly.
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