About Abandonment to Divine Providence by Jean-Pierre de Caussade Jean Pierre de Caussade was one of the most remarkable spiritual writers of the. Abandonment to Divine Providence. With Letters of Father de Caussade on the Practice of Self-Abandonment. By: Jean-Pierre De Caussade. Abandonment to Divine Providence has ratings and reviews. booklady French writer JEAN PIERRE DE CAUSSADE () believed that the.
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S2 The Pains and Consolations of Abandonment. However, I’m going to re-read both and do a comparison. The proud soul cannot comprehend itself, but the simple soul, with the light of faith, can very clearly see through it. A classical book and yet very alive and of all seasons.
But it is a miracle which, while rendering all common and sensible things wonderful, has nothing in itself that is sensibly marvellous. I have nothing more to see or do, not a single moment of my life is in my own hands. Toggle navigation Order 3 items and receive a Free Book! It is for your to direct everything. They were fully persuaded that in this consists the entire perfection of the soul. This is contemplation to the highest degree. Instead of looking upon his condition as ruin, he called it the name of God and by blessing it he protested that the divine will under whatever name or form it might appear, even though expressed by the most terrible catastrophes, was holy.
Abandonment to Divine Providence by Jean-Pierre de Caussade
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And this fidelity is equally within everyone’s capacity in both its active and passive exercise. I will be due to read thi Finished listening to this again.
S4 The Revelations of God. All that takes place within us, around us, or through us, contains and conceals His divine action. For those interested in a wonderfully translated English from the French – in terms of smooth reading, since I cannot speak of the accuracy of the translation – this would be a good book to read.
The practical advice contained in his guidebook for the faithful was originally a series of letters written for the Nuns of the Visitation of Nancy, meant to help them navigate the confusing and difficult work of spiritual enlightenment, and comes together here in two distinct parts, one for the theoretical foundations of abandoning oneself to the present moment and one with practical advice on how to live such a life.
S5 The Life of Faith.
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Between this and The Sacrament of the Present Momentwhich is modern version of the same book, I prefer this.
Cause of Our Joy. As mystic works go that I’ve read, de Caussade is perhaps the most buried in the cloister. Books and disputation are irrelevant, for God seeks them out and reveals himself to them” Jean-Pierre De Caussade S. If one is looking for good devotional literature, my recommendation would be to look elsewhere. Let us love it then, and this love alone will make everything in us divine. S3 How to Discover what is the Will of God. Quotes from Abandonment to Di With complete trust and faith we a This year old compilation of Fr Jean-Pierre de Cassade’s letters and notes deserves a great deal of respect for its author’s depth of devotion to a doctrine predominated by living in an abandonment only to God’s will.
If one is looking for good devotional literature, my rec I found this book fairly interesting and helpful until is started to be a collection of letters which the author had read through the years.
So God hides himself in order to raise souls up to that perfect faith which will discover him under every kind of disguise” I will be due to read this again in 18 months or so. It is not that you are going to be holy but that you are being now. De Caussade shows that this practice of self-abandonment to God’s will is the key to attaining true peace and virtue, and that it is readily available to all people – from beginners to those well advanced in the spiritual life.
I found this book to be very timely. Its nature and excellence. John of the Cross, St. If I could sum up the kind of repetitive book in one word, it would be “Fiat. There are proper seasons for reading special books. By your submission to His good pleasure you will make greater progress than you could by hearing beautiful sermons, or reading pious books.
S5 The Common Way of all Souls. The words this book contains are as true today as they were when they were written, though perhaps needed more today than ever before.
Forget about the future. After having read many wonderful reviews, having seen this in many lists of Catholic reading plans, and receiving a free copy of the book from a friend, I decided the time had come to read this great Catholic classic: I found this book fairly interesting and helpful until byy started to be a collection of letters which the author had read through the years.
Abandonment to Divine Providence
With God, the more we seem to lose, the more we gain. This year old compilation of Fr Jean-Pierre de Cassade’s letters and notes deserves a great deal of respect for its author’s depth of devotion to a doctrine predominated by living in an abandonment only to God’s will. A reminder to trust radically in God, to make space for the spontaneity of surrender. It would probably ed me better a little further down my spiritual journey.
His book teaches us to totally abandoned ourselves to God’s will and to live in the present moment. Causssade Holy Spirit ever inspired His holy soul and, being entirely abandoned to caussase every breath, it had no need to consult the moment that had passed, to know how to act in that which was coming.