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The Practice of the Presence of God and The Spiritual Maxims

by Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection

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Published by Dover Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion - Christian Life,
  • Prayerbooks - Christian,
  • Christianity,
  • Philosophy Of Christianity,
  • Religion - Inspirational/Spirituality,
  • Spirituality - General,
  • Religion,
  • Religion / Spirituality,
  • Christian Life - General,
  • Catholic authors,
  • Christian life,
  • Early works to 1800

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7639619M
    ISBN 100486440680
    ISBN 109780486440682
    OCLC/WorldCa56912166

      At any moment and in any circumstance, he taught, we can “practice the presence of God”—by thinking on Him, loving Him, and offering up our daily tasks as acts of worship. This volume also includes Brother Lawrence’s “Spiritual Maxims,” a summary of his teachings in the form of short aphorisms and : Baker Publishing Group. A collection of Lawrence's messages given to those who lived around him, this book contains The Practice of the Presence of God and The Spiritual Maxims. Both have much to say to modern man about living a spiritual life in a busy : Dover Publications.

    Here is a guide for all Christians aspiring to union with God, which, according to Brother Lawrence, is the ultimate goal of every soul. The new Image edition of The Practice of the Presence of God is a reissue of the translation that was the first to appear in decades. It features an in-depth Introduction by John J. Delaney that examines what is known about Lawrence's life, how the book 4/5(1).   The Practice of the Presence of God with Spiritual Maxims by Brother Lawrence, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K).

    At any moment and in any circumstance, he taught, we can "practice the presence of God"--by thinking on Him, loving Him, and offering up our daily tasks as acts of worship. This volume also includes Brother Lawrence's "Spiritual Maxims," a summary of his teachings in the form of short aphorisms and sayings. The Practice of the Presence of God and Spiritual Maxims - Ebook written by Brother Lawrence. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Practice of the Presence of God and Spiritual Maxims/5().


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The Practice of the Presence of God and The Spiritual Maxims by Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Practice of the Presence of God and Spiritual Maxims are the results of his wisdom; through recorded conversations with his friends and short reflections on the Christian life Brother Lawrence encourages us that spiritual experiences do not have to be found in church and that God is often waiting to meet us in our everyday lives/5().

The Practice of the Presence of God and The Spiritual Maxims - Kindle edition by Brother Lawrence. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Practice of the Presence of God and The Spiritual Maxims/5().

Included in this collection are two different translation of The Practice and Presence of God, The Spiritual Maxims of Brother Lawrence, and a short Biography of Brother Lawrence.

The Practice and Presence of God is one of the most beautiful and touching stories of /5(65). The Practice of the Presence of God in Modern English is modern translation of the timeless spiritual classic.

Written over years ago in French, The Practice of the Presence of God is here presented in language understandable to the twenty-first century English reader/5().

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 /5().

The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection is, to borrow a phrase, a book for transformation and not merely information. In fact, as far as information goes, this book /5(K). In this dual title combo of "The Practice of the Presence of God," and "Spiritual Maxims," we are able to catch a glimpse into the inner life of Brother Lawrence, and learn to walk in communion with God in a similar manner.

Brother Lawrence lived from as a. In the din and bustle of life, it is easy to forget that God is always with us. Brother Lawrence discovered a way to sustain his awareness of God's presence and shares with us how each person can abide with God in every moment.

May God bless you in reading this book and may we have the courage and discipline to practice the presence of s: K. Brother Lawrence was educated by a parish priest whose first name was Lawrence and who was greatly admired by the young Nicolas.

He was well-read and, from an early age, drawn to a spiritual life of faith and love for God. Brother Lawrence Learned to Be in God’s Presence Author: Daniel So. presence of GOD was as much a reality as the "watch" of the early Friends, and the "holy seed" in him and others was the "stock" (Isa.

16) from which grew the household and evangelistic piety of the eighteenth century, of Epworth and of. I possess God in as great tranquility as if I were upon my knees at the blessed sacrament.” A collection of Lawrence’s messages given to those who lived around him, this book contains The Practice of the Presence of God and The Spiritual Maxims.

Both have much to say to modern man about living a spiritual life in a busy world. For three centuries the writings of Brother Lawrence have taught Christians that God is as present in the kitchen as in the cathedral and as accessible in the living room as He is around the Lord's table.

This simple, yet profound teaching will empower you to seek the joy of God's presence in the midst of every moment and circumstance. The Practice of the Presence of God [Baker Books, /5().

The Practice of the Presence of God, and the Spiritual Maxims (Paperback) Published December 26th by Cosimo Classics Paperback, 88 pages. Buy The Practice of the Presence of God and Spiritual Maxims by Brother Lawrence (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). The Practice of the Presence of God with Spiritual Maxims. by Brother cooled the hurry of my is a book that I will place next to my Bible and refer to it every time I sensed that God is far away.

Each section of the book stands on its own and yet such a lovely intricate meshing makes the reading more of an experience that a reading Cited by: He was known for his profound peace and many came to seek spiritual guidance from him. The wisdom that he passed on to them, in conversations and in letters, would later become the basis for the book, The Practice of the Presence of God.

This work was compiled after Brother Lawrence died by one of those whom he inspired, Father Joseph de. This simply written little book about prayer and Christian life combines two classics in one - each a primer of practical Christian devotion.

The works beautifully convey the thoughts of a 17th-century Carmelite monk and have much to say to those trying to live a spiritual life in a busy, modern world.

The Practice of the Presence of God & Spiritual Maxims () by Brother Lawrence5/5(1). Spirituality meets philosophy in the Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection collection "The Practice of the Presence of God and the Spiritual Maxims." This challenging yet fruitful read describes Bro.

I possess God in as great tranquility as if I were upon my knees at the blessed sacrament." A collection of Lawrence's messages given to those who lived around him, this book contains The Practice of the Presence of God and The Spiritual Maxims.

Both have much to say to modern man about living a spiritual life in a busy world. CHAPTER 1. PART ONE. The Practice of the Presence of God; the best rule of a Holy Life. Preface. This book consists of notes of several conversations had with, and letters written by Nicholas Herman, of Lorraine, a lowly and unlearned man, who, after having been a footman and soldier, was admitted a Lay Brother among the barefooted Carmelites at Paris inand was afterwards Pages:.

I had "The Practice of the Presence of God" about 35 or 40 years ago. It disappeared and I ordered a replacement. The one I received is a newer version with more in it.

I still hope to find my old version, but this one is great. The old one had Bro. Lawrence talking about a trip he took, walking on his crippled feet, climbing over barrels, etc/5(16).The Practice and Presence of God is one of the most beautiful and touching stories of Christian devotion ever written.

Brother Lawrence was a Carmelite Brother known for his profound peace and de Included in this collection are two different translation of The Practice and Presence of God, The Spiritual Maxims of Brother Lawrence, and a short /5.I possess God in as great tranquility as if I were upon my knees at the blessed sacrament."A collection of Lawrence's messages given to those who lived around him, this book contains The Practice of the Presence of God and The Spiritual Maxims.

Both have much to say to modern man about living a spiritual life in a busy world/5().