Beautiful and full of symbolism, icons have the power to bring us into a sacred world of deep prayer and reflection through the practice of visio divina-sacred seeing. In this powerful book, renowned iconographer Fr. William Hart McNichols and popular spiritual writer Kathy Hendricks have teamed up to introduce us to a lifelong practice of reading and praying with icons. While reflecting on the lives of 12 holy people of God, readers will discover the beauty and meaning of this special kind of sacred art and will deepen their own prayer lives by engaging with the symbols portrayed.
A valuable guide to prayer, this is an engaging and powerful book for any adult or young person who wants to know more about icons and how to pray with them. Full-color throughout.