“Prayer works in the mind as a healing force. It calms the patient, enlightens the physician, guides the surgeon, and it often victoriously applies the power of the spirit when all seems lost. It proves, over and over again, the truth of Tennyson’s words: “More things are wrought by prayer than this world dreams of.” Prayer puts us on God’s side. It aligns us with life’s higher purposes, aims, and ideals. Prayer is dedicating our thought, feeling and action to the expression of goodness. It is to become like a window through which the light of God shines.” Wilferd Peterson
Wilferd Arlan Peterson was Vice President of an ad agency and a prolific author. His inspiration for writing was his wife, Ruth, of whom he said that he wrote about the art of living, but she lived it.