Every single new beginning is difficult, whether you're a new graduate, newlywed, first-time mother or new job. Not just the onset of an illness or the beginning of grad school, or the first weeks of a job search, but all new situations present challenges in our lives. How do we cope? Ancient Prayer offers daily inspiration and wisdom from the past that grounds us and help us put things into perspective, using biblical texts and prayers by early philosophers, poets and spiritual leaders. These bite-sized lessons remind us to appreciate the truly important things in life and not lose sight of the higher power that guides us all.