Donna Schaper is a senior minister at Judson Memorial Church in New York City. She is the author of numerous books, including Sabbath Keeping, Living Well While Doing Good, and 40-Day Journey with Howard Thurman. She is also a consultant for Bricks Without Straw, which helps congregations and nonprofits in fundraising, conflict management, and capacity.

In Prayers for People Who Say They Can’t Pray, Schaper offers comfort and support to believers and unbelievers alike. Her sample prayers cover a variety of topics, from waking to sleeping, from calming to strengthening, from birth to death, and more. She concludes with advice on writing your own prayers.