The Practice of the Presence of God Paperback
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The Practice of the Presence of God
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It was as a lay monk in a monastery kitchen that Brother Lawrence discovered the delight of a continual awareness of God's presence. Despite his modest position, Brother Lawrence's deep joy in his relationship with God led him to counsel numerous people in society, and after his death his wisdom was distilled into the volume The Practice of the Presence of God. An enduring spiritual classic, it remains an inspiring invitation to all who long for more of God's presence in their lives.
This new edition includes an introduction by the translator that sets Brother Lawrence in the context of his time, and a foreword by Jennifer Rees Larcombe.
The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence was published by Hodder & Stoughton in June 2009 and is our 12526th best seller. The ISBN for The Practice of the Presence of God is 9780340980170.
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The Practice of the Presence of GodSimon Iredale, via The Good Book Stall
Readers who have dived into ‘spiritual reading’ from the last few centuries might be forgiven for thinking that spirituality is a fearfully complicated business. Guides to ‘mental prayer’ appear forbidding and uncompromising, requiring at least a disciplined monastic life to be followed. Not so the delightful counsel of Brother Lawrence. His approach to God while it has it’s head and heart in heaven definitely has it’s feet firmly planted on the ground. This is just the sort of approach for our distracted times with our crowded diaries and bleeping phones – finding God in the practical, ordinary activities of every day. A kind of contemplation on the move. This is a good new edition with a helpful foreword and introduction – just right for the inside pocket on the train!
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Details for The Practice of the Presence of God
|Author / Artist||Brother Lawrence|
|Book Format||Paperback (B format)|
|Publisher||Hodder & Stoughton (June 2009)|
|Intro By||Jennifer Rees Larcombe|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Page last updated||25th December 2015|