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Publication Date: 1989
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My Dear Young Friends: Pope John Paul II Speaks to Teens of Life, Love, and CouragePope John Paul IISaint Mary's Press / 2001 / Trade Paperback$8.50 Retail:
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Fire of Mercy, Heart of the Word: Meditations on the Gospel of St. MatthewErasmo Leiva-MerikakisIgnatius Press / 1996 / Trade Paperback$28.76 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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In this superb new translation of the celebrated spiritual classic of wisdom, hope, and inspiration, Jean-Pierre de Caussade offers guidance for daily living in communion with God. This exemplary devotional work summons readers to holiness, reveals ways to conquer self-love and pride, and points the way for experiencing each moment as a sacrament.
The author shows how God speaks to us through every moment of every day. He encourages a joyous, affirming, selfless abandonment to God. By entering into such active contemplation and facing ourselves honestly and openly, the author assures us, we can achieve the comfort and fulfillment of a life suffused with grace.
These timeless spiritual reflections probe the mystery of faith, illuminate the nature of authentic contemplation, and help us recognize and carry out God's purpose in our own lives. They stand as powerful testimony to de Caussade's conviction "that there is nothing easier, more ordinary, more available to all than saintliness."
Jean-Pierre de Caussade was born in Toulouse, France, and was ordained a member of the Society of Jesus in 1708. In 1731, he was appointed spiritual director of the Jesuit retreat house in Nancy, where he undertook the spiritual direction of the Nuns of the Visitation. It is the notes of his addresses to the nuns that form this book.
Kitty Muggeridge, the wife of author and journalist Malcolm Muggeridge, is well-known as a translator.
W. Thomas Bellegante5 Stars Out Of 5April 12, 2010W. Thomas BelleganteWhen you enter into this book you need no distractions. Read a sentence and chew on it awhile. Read it again and chew on it some more. It may take you a week or a month to properly go through a chapter. Yes, it is that good. Buy several and pass them out. I know many who have. That's how I got one.
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