[EPUB] ✓ Tools Matter For Practicing The Spiritual Life | BY ✓ Mary Margaret Funk

Tools Matter For Practicing The Spiritual Life By Mary Margaret Funk,

  • Title: Tools Matter For Practicing The Spiritual Life
  • Author: Mary Margaret Funk
  • ISBN: 9780826413512
  • Page: 118
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In her previous book, Thoughts Matter The Practice of the Spiritual Life, Sister Mary Margaret Funk dealt with the eight classic thoughts that distract us from the presence of God In her new book, casting her net widely, she treats than two dozen tools or practices of the spiritual life Many of these fasting, vigils, ceaseless prayer, and manual labour derivIn her previous book, Thoughts Matter The Practice of the Spiritual Life, Sister Mary Margaret Funk dealt with the eight classic thoughts that distract us from the presence of God In her new book, casting her net widely, she treats than two dozen tools or practices of the spiritual life Many of these fasting, vigils, ceaseless prayer, and manual labour derive from the desert mothers and fathers of the fourth and fifth centuries, but just as many come from later times the practices of of recollection Teresa of Avila , of self abandonment J.P de Caussade , of the presence of God Brother Lawrence , and of the Little Way of Therese of Lisieux The book concludes with a chapter on discernment, spiritual direction, and the limitations of each tool Tools, says Funk, are means, not ends.
    Tools Matter For Practicing The Spiritual Life In her previous book Thoughts Matter The Practice of the Spiritual Life Sister Mary Margaret Funk dealt with the eight classic thoughts that distract us from the presence of God In her new book cas

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    1. The inner life is like a garden which needs proper care and attention to keep the weeds out and allows our spirit to bloom and bear fruit.Taking some cues from the 4th and 5th century monastic desert mothers and fathers, Funk shares a helpful number of spiritual practices which encourage contemplation, prayer, discernment, and other soul keeping habits.Especially helpful to me was her discussion of lectio divina and the practice of ceaseless prayer Although I would ve liked a little how to info [...]

    2. This is a great book for whoever is looking to grow spiritually Sr Margaret Funk does a great job of helping you along your journey.

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