Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh is known to thousands as one of today's most exciting writers on prayer. This selection is both a penetrating analysis of the meaning of prayer as relationship with God and a practical guide to how to pray. Metropolitan Anthony has an eye for the telling phrase or vivid example which make his words strike home and help the reader to get the most out of his writing. Those familiar with his works will find his teaching presented in a most helpful and accessible manner, while for those still to discover his work this book is an ideal introdction. Extracts from Metropolitan Anthony's writings are arranged in short thematic passages that can be read attentively in a short period of time, yet provoke thought and meditation throughout the day.