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Introduction à la vie dévote review ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ever one and the same their treatment of it is different according to the varying minds whence that treatment flows Assuredly I neither desire nor ought to write in this book anything but what has been already said by others before me I offer you the same flowers dear reader but the bouuet will be somewhat different from theirs because it is differently made up Almost all those who have written concerning the devout life have had chiefly in view persons who have altogether uitted the world; or at any rate they have taught a m. First and foremost this book is a manual a manual on how seek find and create a devout life a life devoted to God The book speaks to what is devotion and why we need devotion Saint Frances de Sales great saint that he is and patron saint of writers leads you through a purification of the soul the purging of sin in one s life and indeed in the cleansing of one s soul He teaches on how to perfect one s lifestyle to make these changes permanent He takes the reader through the finer points of meditation establishing a prayer life integrating with church life connecting with saints the use of freuent confession mass and partaking of the Eucharist He delves into the maintenance practice and perfection of various virtues He provides insight and guidance for the virtues of patience humility gentleness obedience purity poverty and friendship St Francis discusses the nature of temptation what constitutes succumbing to temptation how to fight off temptation and how to strengthen oneself so that temptations never penetrate He goes on to also discuss how one can become spiritually dry and strategies to combat that dryness He offers exercises to strengthen one s resolution to the devout life an annual personal examination to assess one s status progress or backsliding and finally offers concluding counsels It s an incredible handbook to spiritual direction If you don t have or want a spiritual director get this book If you want to give spiritual direction this book is the go to guide on how to do it It is a marvel of clarity Still I don t know how much of the book will stick with me There s a lot in there One can t absorb it all You need to digest it in stages and let it work in you It s probably good to keep the book at arm s reach and randomly peruse it every so often I made the mistake of buying the Kindle version A hardcover handbook to keep on one s night stand is the perfect role for this treasure I found this book way enriching than Thomas Kempis The Imitation of Christ

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Introduction à la vie dévote review ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Anner of devotion which would lead to such total retirement But my object is to teach those who are living in towns at court in their own households and whose calling obliges them to a social life so far as externals are concerned Such persons are apt to reject all attempt to lead a devout life under the plea of impossibility; imagining that like as no animal presumes to eat of the plant commonly called Palma Christi so no one who is immersed in the tide of temporal affairs ought to presume to seek the palm of Christian piety. ENGLISH An excellent devotional book not in the least dated because it was written over four centuries ago He is not too strict and always leaves some degree of liberty for well formed people as in chapter 34 To play and to dance lawfully it is necessary to do it for recreation and not as a pursuit for a short time without tiring or surrendering oneself and just once in a while because he who makes it an ordinary thing turns recreation into an occupationESPA OL Un excelente libro devocionario ue aunue fue escrito hace m s de cuatro siglos no parece atrasado en absoluto No es demasiado estricto y siempre deja cierto grado de libertad para las personas bien formadas como en el cap tulo 34 donde dice esto Para jugar y bailar leg timamente es necesario hacerlo por recreo no como objetivo durante un tiempo corto sin cansarse ni entregarse y s lo de vez en cuando porue uien lo convierte en algo normal convierte el recreo en ocupaci n

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Introduction à la vie dévote review ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook The flower girl Glycera was so skilled in varying the arrangement and combination of her flowers that out of the same kinds she produced a great variety of bouuets; so that the painter Pausias who sought to rival the diversity of her art was brought to a standstill for he could not vary his painting so endlessly as Glycera varied her bouuets Even so the Holy Spirit of God disposes and arranges the devout teaching which He imparts through the lips and pen of His servants with such endless variety that although the doctrine is. February 4 2012 Finished it today and it has renewed my enthusiasm to reread all the spiritual classics and not just read them but live them EXCELLENT BOOKAs January 24th is the feast day of St Francis de Sales Bishop and Doctor of the Church patron saint of writers and journalists I decided it was as good a reason as any to begin reading this his most popular work again Have loved and learned so much from it before and look forward to doing so again In the Introduction to IttDL St Francis writes It is too true that I who write about the devout life am not myself devout but most certainly I am not without the wish to become so and it is this wish which encourages me to teach you A notable literary man has said that a good way to learn is to study a better to listen and the best to teach And Saint Augustine says that giving is a claim to receive and teaching a way to learn As a teacher myself for many years I affirm that truth There is a saying those who can do those who can t teach The fact is those who can teach are blessed because they not only learn to do but they also learn why and how we do what we do Teaching is a noble professionAugust 20 1998 Love this book Read and listened to the book on tape both while we lived in WA and again since moving down here to OK Wonderful I learned so muchevery time I have so many passages highlighted but here is one very dear near the end page 306 Consider how generous your heart is and that as nothing corrupt can allure bees which linger only over sweet flowers so your heart can find no repose save in God alone and can be subject to no creature Hope to reread again very soon


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