Growing faith and deepening your relationship with God takes time, intentional focus, and dedicated practice. While you can certainly dive in on your own, the deepest spiritual growth will come from training and practice. I pray these resources will be a source of hope and inspiration for you in your own spiritual journey and will bring you closer to God.


“Prayer, understood and disciplined, reveals possibilities whose limits have never been found.” 

~Harry Emerson Fosdick, in The Meaning of Prayer

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FREE 5-Day Challenges to Jump Start Your Prayers

Start with one of these FREE 5-day, email-based challenges to jump start your prayer life. Whether you're just getting started with prayer or simply need a boost, these 5 days will help you refocus and reconnect with God in prayer. 

Develop Your Prayer Habit FREE 5 Day Email Challenge


Think you don't have time for prayer? In this FREE 5-day challenge, you'll find time for prayer in even the busiest of schedules and create a prayer habit you'll love (and keep).


Click here to get started Developing Your Prayer Habit.

Free 5 day email challenge to open the gift of prayer in your life.

Open the Gift of Prayer FREE 5 Day Email Challenge


Have you fully accepted and put to use God's great gift of prayer? Explore this gift through 5 days of FREE email-delivered devotionals, with reflections and prayer prompts.


Click here to get started Opening the Gift of Prayer.

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Resources for Getting Started

Want to learn how to pray? Looking for fresh ideas and inspiration for your prayer time? Want to explore new ways to engage God in prayer? These resources are sure to inspire and ignite your prayers!


“Do not have your concert first, and then tune your instrument afterwards. 

Begin the day with the Word of God and prayer, and get first of all into harmony with Him.” ~J. Hudson Taylor

The Prayer Toolbox: 50+  Ideas to Inspire Your Prayers


An essential prayer reference guide detailing various prayer methods, with over 50 prayer ideas to inspire and renew your prayer life.


Click here to buy The Prayer Toolbox

Pray Deep: Ignite Your Prayer Life in 21 Days


21-Day prayer devotional exploring different ways to pray. Each day, read a brief devotional, explore a different method for prayer, and journal your prayers and experiences. Available in print or Kindle formats. (affiliate link to Amazon)


Click here to buy Pray Deep: Ignite Your Prayer Life in 21 Days

Pray Deep Prayer Journal


Blank prayer journal to record your prayers and God's responses. Includes a prayer request tracker and reference guide outlining 24 different methods for prayer. (affiliate link to Amazon)


Click here to buy the Pray Deep Prayer Journal

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Resources for Going Deeper

Ready to deepen your faith and relationship with God? Go deeper in your prayers. Learn to truly study your Bible. Unlock the power of prayer in your life.


“We tend to use prayer as a last resort, but God wants it to be our first line of defense. 

We pray when there’s nothing else we can do, but God wants us to pray before we do anything else at all.” ~Oswald Chambers

Pray Deep: The Lord's Prayer


Go deeper in your study of the Lord's Prayer with this 40-day devotional, praying through the Lord's Prayer line-by-line. Learn to pray as Jesus taught and experience the fullness of this well-known prayer.


Click here to buy Pray Deep: The Lord's Prayer

Power Up Your Prayers 


The essential prayer bundle. Learn 3 methods of incorporating God's Word into your prayers. Dive deep into your daily prayers through 45 days of powerful daily prayer devotions. Power up your prayers with this study!


Click here to buy Power Up Your Prayers

Bible Study Methods: 7 Ways in 7 Days


Learn 7 methods for Bible study to go deep, wide, and abide in God's Word. This course from Arabah Joy will help you unlock the treasures in your Bible. (affiliate link)


Click here to buy Bible Study Methods: 7 Ways in 7 Days

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Topical Devotionals

Looking for a devotional with a particular topic? Below are some topical prayer devotionals for various seasons in life and in the church calendar.


“Every great movement of God can be traced to a kneeling figure.” ~D.L. Moody

Pray Deep: Finding Stillness in the Storm


21 day prayer devotional focused on finding stillness and peace with God, even through life's worst storms. Find hope and peace in God through these 21 days of prayer. (affiliate link to Amazon)


Click here to buy Pray Deep: Finding Stillness in the Storm

Pray Deep for Advent


Daily prayer devotional for the season of Advent. Explore the hope, peace, joy, and love found in Jesus. Bring a deeper focus to your Christmas season as you pray through scripture, silence, song, art, journaling, and self-reflection. (affiliate link to Amazon)


Click here to buy Pray Deep for Advent

Step into the story and discover more of Jesus this Christmas. Daily Advent devotionals delivered to your inbox, based on the Festival of Lessons & Carols.

Festival of Lessons & Carols Advent Devotional


Step into the story and discover more of Jesus this Christmas. Daily email devotionals through December, based on the Festival of Lessons & Carols.


Click here to enroll in the Festival of Lessons & Carols Advent Devotional

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FREE Resources and Weekly Encouragement

Join our community! You'll receive the "Prayer and Possibilities" emails with weekly spiritual encouragement, prayers, and scripture. You'll also be the first to know about new studies and resources to deepen your prayers and grow your faith. As a member of the community, you also get access to any of the free resources below (and more coming all the time)! Simply click on any of the images below to sign up. (You will need to provide your email address in order to receive the resources - so we know you're a community member!)

Free study guide to praying through Psalms 1 & 2 to prepare your heart for prayer.
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Other Great Books and Studies

Below are other fantastic books and resources I highly recommend (a sneak-peek into my own bookshelves). Many of these were written by writers I know and love. Others are books that have been impactful in my own spiritual journey. I encourage you to check out these wonderful books!  (NOTE: These are affiliate links to Amazon.)


“Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.” ~Mark Twain

About Kathryn

Kathryn is an ordinary girl following an extraordinary God, writing about prayer and following Jesus at www.KathrynShirey.com.

 

A recovering prayer skeptic who's experienced first-hand the power of prayer, she's passionate about guiding others to discover the transformation possible through prayer.


Author of prayer devotionals and resources to help you grow your prayer life. Find more of Kathryn's resources at www.KathrynShirey.com/store. 

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