A book from Jewish Lights, SkyLight Paths’ sister imprint
The "gentle weapon" of prayer opens the heart and soul and gives voice to our deepest yearnings, while bringing us closer to God. The startling wisdom of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov will help you talk with God and enable you to hear your own voice as well.
Adapted by Moshe Mykoff and S.C. Mizrahi, together with the Breslov Research Institute
4 x 6, 144 pp | 978-1-58023-022-3
“Life makes warriors of us all.
To emerge the victors, we must arm
ourselves with the most potent of weapons.
That weapon is prayer.”
—Rebbe Nachman of Breslov
The “gentle weapon” of prayer can ease the soul and strengthen the heart, while bringing us closer to God and to a deeper understanding of ourselves.
Two hundred years after he lived, the warm insights and generous wisdom of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov (1772–1810) continue to be a source of comfort for those in search of an uplifting perspective on life.
“When you pray, hold nothing back from God. Pour out your heart with honest openness, as if you were speaking to your very best friend.”
—Rebbe Nachman of Breslov (1772–1810)
A “little treasure” of prayers that will open your heart and soul and give voice to your deepest yearnings. Using the startling wisdom of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov, written two hundred years ago, The Gentle Weapon will help you talk with God and enable you to hear your own voice as well.
This spiritual gem makes a loving gift to friends, family, or to ourselves when words of comfort are what’s needed the most.
“Inspires the reader to approach God in a spontaneous, personal way.”
—Association of Jewish Libraries Newsletter
“An ideal and loving gift to anyone who needs to pray, needs to learn to pray, or needs comfort to get through the days’ trials and tribulations.”