The Practice of the Presence of God (Paraclete Essentials Series)
"The original guide to "practicing the presence of God"" " " "We must not grow weary of doing little things for the love of God, who looks not on the great size of the work, but on the love of...
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"The original guide to "practicing the presence of God"" " " "We must not grow weary of doing little things for the love of God, who looks not on the great size of the work, but on the love of it." In this classic work, which has instructed and inspired millions, a humble 17th-century monk reveals the secrets of daily, moment-by-moment fellowship with God. "In the way of God, thoughts count very little," writes Brother Lawrence, who spent much of his monastic life in the kitchen. "Love does it all." Full of realistic honesty, friendliness, and simplicity, Brother Lawrence shows that it is possible to meet God amongst the pots and pans--in the ordinary, daily events of life. This edition, rendered from the original French into graceful, contemporary English, will nourish and delight all those who seek to practice the presence of God.
Brother Lawrence (c.1614?91) was a lay brother in a Carmelite monastery. He is best remembered for the simple, yet profound, insights into the spiritual life contained in The Practise of the Presence of God.
Jennifer Rees Larcombe is a bestselling author and runs Beauty from Ashes, a charity dedicated to the restoration of broken lives.