It is not meaningless to us.
Jesus gave the name of Father to this love, and he strains to get us to trust this Father utterly. Faith means living all the time by this truth, it means a constant surrender to it, a desire to receive it. And this is the mystical life: the human person becoming more and more receptive to the inflowing of divine love, which, as it enters, of necessity purifies and transforms. Of course not, and Jesus knew it was not. The Letter of the Hebrews calls Jesus our pioneer in faith and shows Jesus himself struggling with the opacity of experienced Reality and hiddenness of God.
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I would have to say, that although my spiritual position has moved quite a bit since the s, that I enjoyed this book very much. I don't know that I agreed with everything she said, or maybe it's that I now question the benefits of some aspects of the cloistered life, but I can say that I enjoyed this book greatly and even agreed I read Ruth Burrows' books in the s while I was an Oblate of a Religious Order and liked them a lot, so I decided to revisit her writing with Essence of Prayer.
I don't know that I agreed with everything she said, or maybe it's that I now question the benefits of some aspects of the cloistered life, but I can say that I enjoyed this book greatly and even agreed with the vast majority of it. I found myself asking if I hadn't evolved as much as I thought I had or if the author has changed as well. In any event, I recommend this book if you are a person interested in contemplative prayer or Carmelite spirituality. The only criticism I really have is that the font in the Kindle edition is horrible and resembles the font used by Tan books in the s and s.
For me, it impacted the readability of the book at times as my eyes became fatigued.
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Mar 31, Harry Allagree rated it it was amazing. Ruth Burrows has been a Carmelite in Quidenham, England, for over 50 years. The simple wisdom of her half a dozen or so earlier books is continued in this work: " Oct 24, Heidi rated it it was amazing. A dense but rich text teaching a Carmelite perspective on prayer. Most striking teachings for me included that prayer is "not a technique but a relationship" and that to measure "how well we pray" is a fallacy I hear her indicting Centering Prayer, here.
All that is required is to sit and "let God love you. Also, the Carmelite teaching that: "You.
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She includes chapters on the lives and teachings of Teresa of Av A dense but rich text teaching a Carmelite perspective on prayer. She includes chapters on the lives and teachings of Teresa of Avila, Therese of Lisieux, Elisabeth of Dijon, and John of the Cross, many written as if addressed to Carmelite communities but still relevant to anyone trying to learn to pray or live "facing Jesus. May 18, Ann Yeong rated it it was amazing. An honest, unsentimental look at prayer and the spiritual life. This will be a treasure for one who is ready to be confronted with the unvarnished, startling yet frightening truth about what it means to pray and to be in personal relationship with God.
Feb 10, Lisa Hincapie added it. This is a wonderful book on surrendering ourselves to Our Lord in prayer.
As a Camelite contemplative nun, Sr. Burrows shows what God is doing for us in prayer. She is very candid at times but always to help us understand how much God loves us and wants a relationship with us.
Dec 17, Chip rated it it was amazing. One of the best books on prayer available. Feb 17, Rosemary rated it it was amazing Shelves: religion. Very insightful-she speaks in a language I can understand! Great book to read in small doses. Ian Cron rated it really liked it Apr 24, Marius Jansen rated it liked it Nov 21, Monica Lavia rated it it was amazing Feb 21, Joseph Johnson rated it really liked it Mar 21, Estelle Hubbell rated it it was amazing Apr 11, James rated it really liked it Mar 22, Charlene rated it it was amazing Feb 06, Christopher Grodecki rated it it was amazing Dec 29, Jonathon rated it it was amazing Feb 03, Kathryn Hughes rated it it was amazing May 19, A Zionist, pro-Israel politics maintains and even strengthens, the distinction between who is truly Hungarian and who is not.
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