I’d spent the last year or so actively dating– some people stuck, most didn’t.
There were very few moments that I felt particularly moved by anyone I was seeing.
He reveals that it is not extraordinary feats that God expects for our growth in holiness, but rather heroic attention to every detail in our lives and humble acceptance of our daily lot in life as coming from his hand. He also served as the rector of two colleges, and as spiritual director for a Jesuit house.
The rich spiritual lessons in this book have stood the test of time, offering real and practical assistance to all people because its message is simple and clear, one that the reader will find to be a rare treasure of inspiration and direction to be referred to again and again. He was deeply influenced by the writings of both Saint Francis de Sales and Saint John of the Cross.
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God is to be found in the simplest of our daily activities and especially through total surrender to whatever is his will for each of us.
Many young adults are tired of their toxic relationships but find it difficult to clean up their love lives.
He walks us through seven habits that we can use as modern-day apostles to effectively spread the good news to Jesus Christ. • If God loves me so much, why do bad things happen to me? Cover: Softcover Pages: 189 Dimensions: 8 x 5.25 Have more questions about Who Am I to Judge? Saint Ignatius Loyola, the founder of the Jesuits, espoused the ideal of becoming “contemplatives in action.” He was convinced that contemplation (the deep awareness and appropriation of the unconditional love of God) should affect our actions, and that our actions need to be brought back to contemplation. His other books include Finding True Happiness, The Soul’s Upward Yearning, and Healing the Culture.
De Caussade shows that this practice of self-abandonment to God’s will is the key to attaining true peace and virtue, and that it is readily available to all people—from beginners to those well advanced in the spiritual life.
He also shows how to determine what God’s will is for us. (1675–1751) was a French Jesuit priest and author, most well-known for this famous treatise, Abandonment to Divine Providence, and also his letters to the Visitation nuns, where he served as confessor and spiritual director.
Yet I was still operating under the notion that I wanted a romantic companion– a boyfriend.
And then that Sunday night I had an epiphany that went something like: “OH MY GOD WAIT A SECOND I DON’T ACTUALLY A BOYFRIEND, AND I CERTAINLY DON’T NEED ONE.
WHY AM I SPENDING SO MUCH TIME AND ENERGY ON SOMETHING I’M ACTIVELY UNINTERESTED IN ATTAINING?!