We all have a picture-or perhaps many pictures-of what prayer is. Sometimes what we imagine prayer to be only brings us guilt and frustration and so we just give up. Pictures of Prayer will help us re-examine and re-frame our mental pictures of what we have thought prayer is supposed to be.In this devotional the author shares several pictures-some that we would easily identify as prayer pictures and some that may surprise us and cause us to question. She invites us to step outside the familiar, "religious," "churchy" ideas we have and to discover how to have real conversation with the God who created us.Dare to be real as you spend time in prayer. Imagine prayer that makes a difference in your life and in the lives of others. Perhaps you will discover a refreshing, re-energized prayer life that is, in fact, meaningful conversation with your Heavenly Father. Cheryl Martin is a Bible teacher and prayer leader in her local church and a volunteer hospital chaplain. She and her husband, Tim, have been married 43 years, and together they have led a class of adult learners at Crossroads Church of God for several years. They live near their hometown of Lima, Ohio and have two adults children who have married and given them nine grandchildren.