Little Daily Wisdom from the Early Church

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365 Daily Readings from the Early Christians.

The collection of short sayings from the desert fathers and mothers provides a powerful word of wisdom for every day of the year. Together, they show us how the desert, or any place of inner solitude, is fertile ground for a relationship with God to flourish.

Little Daily Wisdom from the Early Church

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In the first few centuries of Christianity, thousands of believers left the cities for the desert in order to seek a purer spirituality than they could find among the distractions of ordinary life. Their teachings began our rich heritage of Christian mysticism, and continue to inspire people today who desire to be transformed in the counter-cultural image of Christ.

The collection of short sayings from the desert fathers and mothers provides a powerful word of wisdom for every day of the year. Together, they show us how the desert, or any place of inner solitude, is fertile ground for a relationship with God to flourish.

Abba Lot visited Abba Joseph and summarized his religious life this way:
Abba, I recite the Liturgy the best I can, sometimes I fast, I pray and meditate, I try to live peacefully with others, and I attempt to cleanse my thoughts. What more can I do ?
The old man stood up, stretching his hands toward heaven. His fingers seemed to be ten lamps of fire.

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Author Edited by Bernard Bangley
Pages 400
Cover Soft
Width (mm) 134
Height (mm) 166

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