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Antique dealers Gloria and Robert Mascarelli share a true story of miracles in “The Prayer Connection”

The book is an inspiring autobiographical account of a formerly agnostic husband who kept a diary in 1990 to challenge God to answer his prayers.


This book questions whether the reader believes in miracles, angelic encounters, signs and wonders and the reality of heaven.

“The Prayer Connection: A True Story of Miracles” (Miracle Book Publishers; 2000) by Gloria and Robert Mascarelli is a true-to-life story of one family’s experience with financial upheavals, mental and physical illness, and suicide, all countered by a success of God’s miraculous events. It tells of a skeptic’s encounter with the miraculous.
The faith journey of Robert, who prefers to be called Bob, unfolds through the revelations of his secret diary entries that he kept over three and a half years. He begins as a disillusioned non-believer who challenges God to prove that He exists. What followed is a series of events in Bod’s life that would test any man’s soul, as well as a myriad of miraculous events, which ultimately change his concepts of God and lead him to faith.
Revealing the entries in her husband’s secret diary, Gloria adds her retrospective commentary, which weaves its way between Bob’s diary notations and her memories of the heartbreaking struggles the family faced during that period.
“The Prayer Connection” dares non-believers and religious skeptics to dismiss the possibilities of chance, coincidence or luck and to replace them with the reality of a personal and interactive relationship with God. It pushes the readers to examine themselves whether they are a believer in luck, chance, coincidence… or God.
The book garnered positive reviews from readers. Alan Caruba of Bookviews said: “I received a call from a spokesman from Miracle Book Publishers about ‘The Prayer Connection: A True Story of Miracles’ by Gloria and Robert Mascarelli. I get lots of such calls, but I liked what I heard and I asked for a review copy. I’m glad that I did because it tells the story of Bob, who, as an agnostic, began keeping a diary in 1990 to challenge God to answer his tentative prayers. What followed was a series of events in his life that would test any man’s soul, family divorces, heart attacks and surgery, mental illness, and finally the suicide of his youngest daughter. Out of this came the revelations shared in this interesting story written from a non-denominational Christian viewpoint. I recommend it highly.”
“The Prayer Connection” proved to be a page-turner for Rich Farone, a computer consultant, who said: “This book was so interesting that I did not put it down until I read the last page! I was especially impressed with the honesty. It is not often that someone will disclose all the details of their personal life. This book is a must-read for all non-believers!”
The book touched the life of Pat Holmes, an officer of Wasco State Prison, Wasco, CA. He said: “I was loaned a copy of ‘The Prayer Connection’ by an inmate…I couldn’t put it down. I loved it from the first word to the last… I could feel God’s presence all the way through the book—and still do. Over the years, I have occasionally written in a journal, but because of this book, I will try to write regularly, even daily. I want to be aware of every miracle my God does.”
Find out what happens when an admitted agnostic challenges God – and why readers love the couple’s story – in Gloria and Robert Mascarelli’s “The Prayer Connection: A True Story of Miracles.” Order today on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.
Watch out for the public display of this inspiring book at the 2019 Guadalajara International Book Fair on November 30 through December 8, 2019 at the Exhibition Center Expo Guadalajara in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.
The Prayer Connection: A True Story of Miracles
Author | Gloria and Robert Mascarelli 
Publisher | Miracle Book Publishers
Published date | January 30, 2000
Paperback price | $14.95
About the Author
Robert and Gloria Mascarelli have a long history of travel to many countries and US states, which they traveled to participate in antique shows as professional dealers in Oriental porcelains and ancient Chinese pottery. They also kept an antique shop for ten years and published books on Oriental antiques and pottery. The first book they collaborated on as Christian writers occurred several years after Bob became a confirmed believing Christian, and it was published by Miracle book Publishers as “The Prayer Connection” in the year 2000.

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