42nd of 2015.


The Practice of the Presence of God with Spiritual Maxims // Brother Lawrence.

If one does not read the preface and with ravenous zeal consumes the words of Brother Lawrence, then one would be appalled to realize that despite being written over 300 years ago the words are very relevant and needed today. Brother Lawrence is a monk who devoted his life to the kitchen staff of a monastery because of a tree: “That in the winter, seeing a tree stripped of its leaves, and considering that within a little time the leaves would be renewed, and after that the flowers and fruit appear, he received a high view of the providence and power of God…”

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