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The practice of the presence of God : the best rule of Holy life : the conversations and letters of Brother Lawrence of the resurrection, withthe spiritual maxims of Brother Lawrence [electronic resource].

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  • ISBN: 9781441238924 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1441238921 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : Baker Publishing Group, 1967.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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At any moment and in any circumstance, the soul that seeks God may find Him, and practice the presence of God. Brother Lawrence, a seventeenth-century French monk, learned to practice the presence of God at all times. And you can, too. Here in one volume are two classic works by Brother Lawrence. Each book reveals how to practice God's presence and see His glory in every facet of your life. The Practice of the Presence of God is a collection of documented conversations and letters that reveal the heart of this humble man. He wrote, "The time of business does not with me differ from the time of prayer, and in the noise and clatter of my kitchen . . . I possess God in as great tranquility as if I were upon my knees at the blessed sacrament." Brother Lawrence's wisdom and spiritual insights have helped bring people closer to God for more than three centuries. The Spiritual Maxims of Brother Lawrence, a lesser known but equally outstanding work, is a summary of his teachings. Throughout, he develops one great theme, best expressed by the psalmist, "In Thy Presence is fulness of joy."
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Christianity.
Christian life > Catholic authors.
Spiritual life.
Carmelites > Prayers and devotions.
Presence of God.
Spiritual life > Catholic Church > Early works to 1800.
Electronic books.

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