Carmelite spirituality is a way of life that spells Freedom. Rooted in the experience of the desert mothers and fathers who sought God in solitude, it can accommodate many temperaments and approaches. The primary focus is on Finding the way of prayer that will bring you closest to God. This warm and engaging book introduces six great Carmelite Figures and their individual ways of prayer. Let Teresa of Avila, St John of the Cross, Brother Lawrence, Therese of Lisieux and others help you discover the pathway to authentic spiritual growth.
ELIZABETH RUTH OBBARD odc is a Carmelite sister and lives as a solitary attached to the Friars, Aylesford, Kent. She is a popular retreat leader and spiritual director and is the author of numerous books.