The book of Psalms has provided comfort, nourishment, and challenge to many people over hundreds of years. With this retelling of psalms and other familiar Scripture texts Patricia Stevenson, RSJ, shares the essence of these great prayers in language of today. and makes them available to all who seek their help and comfort. The additional prayers are an invitation to witness in these ancient writings a voice that reminds us of the communion that unites the joys and sufferings of people everywhere.
Patricia Stevenson, RSJ, lives in Christchurch, New Zealand. Originally from Fairlie in South Canterbury, she has spent more than thirty working with adults in group development, facilitation, spirituality, and liturgy in both Australia and New Zealand. She has been an advisor to teachers and parish ministers.