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Book Review: Special Intentions: Remembering Others in Personal Prayer by Claire Coleman
“Beautifully written and resplendent with touching and heartfelt prayers, Special Intentions is an extraordinary guide that includes prayers for a wide variety of people—parents, soldiers, veterans, children, the terminally ill, those who struggle, and those who simply make the world a more beautiful and better place.” Read the review »

“Special Intentions – Remembering Others in Personal Prayer by Claire Coleman is a unique book, unlike anything I’ve ever seen before.” Read the review »

“In her debut collection of verse, Coleman investigates reasons for prayer.

Praying for strangers led her to a greater sense of interconnection with humanity, and she felt a distinct calling to care for people through prayer. Her short, poemlike descriptions of this wide range of people in need of prayer will evoke readers’ sense of compassion and justice…” Read the review »

Special Intentions was chosen as a Daily Book Pick, August 9, 2012

Review by David W. Menefee
Special Intentions: Remembering Others in Personal Prayer by Claire Coleman

“This book can change lives. If you believe in the power of prayer, focusing that force in a positive direction sets in motion the ability to alter the course of someone’s destiny. For people of faith, Special Intentions: Remembering Others in Personal Prayer may be the most important new book of the year. People you know, and others you do not know, will be blessed in ways you may never discern after you read the enthralling requests for Godly guidance the author showcases.” Read the review »

Book Gift Guide – Book Gift Ideas for 2012
By Caitlin Robson

WestBow Press announces the release of Special Intentions: Remembering Others in Personal Prayer by Claire Coleman

“Beautifully written and resplendent with touching and heartfelt prayers, Special Intentions is an extraordinary guide that includes prayers for a wide variety of people—parents, soldiers, veterans, children, the terminally ill, those who struggle, and those who simply make the world a more beautiful and better place.” Read the review »