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Brother Lawrence: The Practice Of The Presence Of God - Forward Movement Publications
Brother Lawrence: The Practice Of The Presence Of God
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This brief book is a lovely, compassionate, and moving series of notes and letters from the 17th century French mystic Brother Lawrence. A cook in a Carmelite monastery, Lawrence's lowly position led him to a spirituality of "common business," rooted in maintaining the presence of God in mind and... show more
This brief book is a lovely, compassionate, and moving series of notes and letters from the 17th century French mystic Brother Lawrence. A cook in a Carmelite monastery, Lawrence's lowly position led him to a spirituality of "common business," rooted in maintaining the presence of God in mind and heart in all tasks, no matter how mundane. With great clarity and directness he provides an example of disciplined, patient faithfulness.
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ISBN: 9780880282390 (0880282398)
Edition language: English
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A very short primer by a lay Carmelite brother from the 1600's on finding joy in all things through the sweet surrender to Divine Will. Not a how-to but a what-can-be-accomplished, leading to the "unclouded vision" of the Creator.Composed of letters, spiritual maxims, and a character study by a con...
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