Breath as Prayer

Calm Your Anxiety, Focus Your Mind, and Renew Your Soul

by Jennifer Tucker, Ann Voskamp

On Sale: 2022-09-13

Book Summary

Breath as Prayer guides readers through the ancient practice of breath prayer and offers prayers to call upon as you embrace a daily practice of abiding with Christ. Approachable teaching on the crossroads of faith and science alongside inspiring original art and topical prayers offer tools for alleviating anxiety and deepening your faith.

About the Book

Find hope amid anxiety through the spiritual practice of breath prayer in this beautifully illustrated and practical guide to connecting body, mind, and spirit during times of stress. 

Breath as Prayer will lead you through the practice and the proven health benefits of Christian breath prayer: intentional prayers centered around Scripture that focus our minds on Christ as we calm our bodies through breathing.  

Breath as Prayer offers: 

  • More than 80 breath prayers focused on Scripture, along with brief meditations  
  • Gorgeous original full-color illustrations  
  • A quick-start how-to guide to refer to as needed
  • Guidance on how to implement a breath prayer practice 
  • The science behind breath work and prayer and why it works
  • An invitation to reflect on the effect of breath prayers on your body 


With a beautiful foil-accented cover, Breath as Prayer is an ideal gift for:  

  • Anyone experiencing stress, anxiety, or fear
  • Grief and anxiety support groups 
  • Prayer groups and prayer ministries 
  • Men and women looking for new avenues for connecting with God
  • Teens and young adults dealing with stress and anxiety
  • Adult baptism and confirmation 


God created our bodies, minds, and spirits to be intimately connected with one another. Purpose-filled breathing is one of the most effective, calming ways to integrate all aspects of who we are, especially during times of intense stress. Breath as Prayer invites you to the crossroads of Christian contemplative practice, Scripture, psychology, and science to deepen your faith, bring peace to your body, and discover a new reliance on Christ. 

Breathe deeply, lean into God's Word, and discover why every breath can be an invitation to pray. 

Product Details

  • Imprint: Thomas Nelson
  • On Sale: 2022-09-13
  • Pages: 208
  • Publisher: Thomas Nelson
  • Publication Date: 2022-09-13
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  • Category 1 : RELIGION / Prayerbooks / Christian
  • Category 2 : BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Mindfulness & Meditation
  • Category 3 : RELIGION / Christian Life / Prayer
  • Category 4 : SELF-HELP / Meditations