By Gene Edwards
Tired of the workouts of spiritual ritualism and parched via the educating of dry dogma, guy searches for how again domestic to where of His presence. regrettably, this trip inward is a "road much less traveled" and too few have discovered the way in which. Gene Edwards, the grasp storyteller, has accrued jointly the writing of 3 Christian mystics from the 17th century: Michael Molinos, Madam Guyon, and Francois Fenelon, The writings of those "masters of the religious manner" could be as lampposts major the weary traveller in the direction of that mystery position lovingly created by means of the daddy. The writings of Molinos, Fuyon, and Fenelon will carry you to the threshold of your individual humanity as they entice you to step over the edge into the area the place God has ready a unique position only for you. Are you residing in a drought of non secular dryness? Are you misplaced within the depths of religious loneliness? Are you eager for a second of non secular fact? Then a hundred Days in a mystery position is your manner out!
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We are as the young men who work in the field with their father. At the end of the day, unlike the hired labor, we receive no pay. But at the end of the year, we enjoy all things. — M OLINOS S ELF SE E K I N G, IN T H E S E E K I N G OF GOD God loves not the believer who does the most, nor who feels the most, nor who thinks the most cleverly and best, nor even that one who shows the greatest love, but He loves him who suffers the most. I am aware that in telling you that a deeper prayer is a prayer that does not depend on outward senses nor on those things which are pleasing to our natural man, that we are speaking of something that requires the martyrdom of some parts of us.
Your spirit always believes. Your spirit knows He is there. Go, then, to that place where belief and knowing are always present. And how do you go there? By faith alone. When the time to be before the Lord has come, know that your friend faith, and your friend intention, will guide and conduct you to God. You arrive there by means of an act of faith and by a perfect resignation on your part as you wait in His presence. —M OLINOS Y OUR O CCUPATIONS AND Y OUR CALL Your daily occupations are not contrary to your Lord’s will.
52 WAY OF THE CROSS What does it mean to give your whole heart to God? To give your whole heart to God is to have all the energy of your soul always centered on Him. It is in this way we are conformed to His will. If you are new in this voyage, your spirit is not yet strong. Your soul is easily turned to outward, physical things; it is very easy for you to become distracted from the Lord, your Center. How far you turn away from Him will depend on how much you yield to the distractions and how far you allow yourself to be drawn away to surface things.