The Poems and Prayers of Helen Steiner Rice

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Revell, Oct 1, 2004 - Religion - 272 pages
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This beautifully crafted edition offers the first, largest, and most complete collection ever of Helen Steiner Rice poems.

From her remarkable body of work, this volume includes nearly four hundred original poems--sixteen of them rare and previously uncollected--and one never-before-published prayer discovered in the Helen Steiner Rice Foundation archives. Included are favorites like "The Praying Hands," "Heart Gifts," and "Tribute to John F. Kennedy."

Organized topically into sixteen parts, this collection features the subjects Helen returned to again and again in her life--from musings on heaven and the beauty in nature to odes of love for friends and family. It's a definitive volume packed with heart and hope for generations to come.

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prayerful and powerful

User Review  - Nikki -

This is an absolute pleasure to read. I have been using them at night for reflective meditation and part of my devotionals. The poems are remarkably insightful and powerful. I would recommend this to anyone looking for simple beauty through poem/prose. Read full review

My mom loves this book.

User Review  - wendire1 -

Helen Steiner Rice is my mom's favorite. She enjoys reading her writings which are so inspirational. I would recommend this book to anyone; especially those who are going through a trial. Read full review


Foreword by Patsy Clairmont
Commercial Break
Encouragement Comfort and Hope
Giving and Service
Gods Care and Provision
About Prayer and Prayers

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From the 1920s and beyond her death in 1981, Helen Steiner Rice was and is an unofficial poet laureate of hope and optimism. Her books have sold more than seven million copies and comforted nations through some of history's darkest moments. There probably isn't one American family today that hasn't received or sent a greeting card featuring Rice's work, and her writings continue to inspire a new generation on-line, in gift books, and through note cards.

Virginia J. Ruehlmann of Cincinnati, Ohio, continues the legacy of her friend through the Helen Steiner Rice Foundation. Mrs. Ruehlmann has compiled more than fifty volumes of Mrs. Rice's inspirational verse and poetry, including An Instrument of Your Peace: A Tribute to the Prayer of Saint Francis of Assisi and Awake My Soul and Sing: Poems Inspired by Favorite Hymns.

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