Greetings in that Divine and Most Precious Name of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!
I have an Agpeya, and it is the main book I use. It is truly wonderful, and it is small enough to be carried everywhere.
Isn't it? After a while when the prayers have been memorized, you can just carry around a small pocket New Testament with the Psalter with you and need nothing more.
This is a wonderful thread. There are so many thoughtful and helpful posts regarding a daily prayer rule.
Prior to, and since becoming Orthodox, I acquired several prayer books to use for daily prayer.
I think another very helpful prayer routine is to find a melody from the Church to chant and accompany the texts prayers and Psalms rather then just to recite or read them. As Saint Augustine said, "They who sing pray twice." The chanting really brings the meditation of prayer into full effect, and lifts us momentarily out of the mundane towards the Divine. Learning to sing the prayers and Psalms in the melodies of my Ethiopian Orthodox tradition was perhaps one of the most life changing aspects of my Orthodox living, and it continues to literally reverberate across my life every new day I rise up and sing in prayer from my Agpeya. The Ethiopian Se'at