Uniformity with God’s will who knows? perhaps if God gives us greater talent, better health, a more personable appearance we might have lost our souls. Great talent and knowledge have caused many to be puffed up with the idea of their own importance and, in their pride, they have despised others.
the promise of eternal life has been a clarion call to the saints for centuries, rousing them to action and heroic virtue. they knew that, compared with eternity, this life is but a shadow. this book is a timeless, priceless compass for the journey to heaven, it has 45 short chapters filled with provocative scripture quotes, this book is at once challenging and easy to understand. it can be read a little at a time or all at once with equal benefit.
To pray and to Love
here is a book that shines like epiphany amid the welter of works of Christian spirituality. these conversations on prayer with early monastic teachers, principally the desert fathers, illuminate a while way of praying, living, and thinking about life in God's company. the perennial wisdom of the early teaching receives a commentary that is at once earthly, loving, and wise.
God I have issues
God, I have issues is a gentle call to prayer in the midst of our good and bad times, trusting our problems and joys to a God who wishes to share them all with us. Each ''issues'' opens with a scripture passage (and lists others that are related), and contains a reflection, "prayer pointers'' and 'words'' to take with you.