Writings and Conversations on the Practice of the Presence of God

Writings and Conversations on the Practice of the Presence of God

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"My most usual method is this simple attention, an affectionate regard for God to whom I find myself often attached with greater sweetness and delight than that of an infant at the mother's breast. To choose an expression, I would call this state the bosom of God, for the inexpressible sweetness which I taste and experience there." This is how "Brother Lawrence" describes his constant practice of speaking with and reflecting upon God amidst the mundane tasks of life. Nicholas Herman (c. 1605-1691) was born in Lorraine, France, and served as a cook and shoe repairer at a Carmelite monastery. He was only a lay member of the order, and walked with a limp from injuries incurred as a soldier, yet his private thoughts provide a wellspring of devotional insight and refreshment.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : ICS Publications
Copyright Date: ©1994
ISBN: 9781596440005
Branch Call Number: eAUDIO OVERDRI
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1 sound file : digital
Alternative Title: Practice of the presence of God

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