Prayer en Anne Lamott <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Renowned author <a href="">Anne Lamott</a>, whose latest work of non-fiction is <em>Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three Essential Prayers</em> is in town this morning to speak at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy at 11 AM. We are thrilled she stopped by here first.</p><p>Lamott uses humor to get her messages across about motherhood, loss, spirituality and alcoholism in her novels and non-fiction. Among her works are <em>Operating Instructions</em>, <em>Hard Laughter</em>, <em>Rosie</em>, and <em>Some Assembly Required: A Journal of My Son’s First Son</em> – which is just out in paperback.</p><p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 13:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 62104 at Anne Lamott The Letters to West Point Focus on Prayer <p></p><p></p><p>A national watchdog group that espouses the importance of the separation of church and state is calling upon the U.S. Military Academy at West Point to stop including prayers during official events. In response, a Chaplain Alliance is asking West Point officials to allow such prayers to continue.</p> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 01:22:06 +0000 Allison Dunne 56018 at The Letters to West Point Focus on Prayer