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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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.
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S6 The Treatment of the Divine Action. There are abandonmenr books which are almost too good to be able to describe. S1 Sacrifice, the Foundation of Sanctity. Caussade I remembered that at core, all problems are essentially spiritual because we are spirit. Shatter all our illusions and plans so that we lose our way, and see neither path nor light until we have found you, where you are to be found and in your true form–in the peace of solitude, in prayer, in submission, in suffering, in succor given to another, and in flight from idle talk and worldly affairs.
Byy is under the special protection and guidance of his concern for us, acting often in ways unknown to us and even through what we most fear and least expect. This beautiful, extraordinary and timeless book by an 18th century author is one of the greatest mystical treatises of any time in any religion. Do what you like to this tiny being, let it act, be inspired, be the object of your purpose!
Profit by them then, and God will bless you. Views Read Edit View history.
Father Caussade never knew he wrote this book; what we read today was originally a collection of letters written when he was the spiritual director to the Visitation nuns of Nancy in France—as well as notes from talks he gave them.
S4 Distrust of Self.
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S3 How to Discover what is the Will of God. Francis de Sales and St. In reality, holiness consists in one thing alone, namely, fidelity to God’s plan. It benefits by all their efforts, and what is meant to degrade it only increases its virtue.
I have had interest in this book for a number of years now, but just never got around to jeah-pierre it. S2 The most perfect way. This special volume of the famous spiritual treatise also includes the many insightful letters of Father de Caussade on the practice of self-abandonment.
Be the first to submit a review on this product! I found this book to be very timely. When I say heart, I mean will. With complete trust and faith we are soft clay molded by God’s hands without any desire for a premeditated outcome. He also served as the rector of two colleges, and as spiritual director for a Jesuit house. Unlike many other spiritual writers, like T of Avila and J of the Cross, there is no ‘process’ towards holiness for Caussade.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I’ve personally be very much strengthened by reading the book. That is why it is perfect both as an audiobook and a devotional. A more authoritative version of these notes was published only in Sacrifice, the Foundation of Sanctity II.
To give birth naturally there is nothing one must activel There are proper seasons for reading special books. Jul 31, Victor rated it really liked it. Seek and do the will of God. 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.
Return to Book Page. S11 Everything is Supernaturalised by the Divine Action. The Gospel shows in the life of Jesus Christ a succession of these truths; and this same Jesus who lives and works always, continues to live and work in the souls caussadde His saints.
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For prospective mystics open to stepping outside the Christian milieu I would suggest reading the works of abandonmeny Indian mystic Jiddu Krishnamurti instead. God bless you Father Caussade!
Trivia About Abandonment to Di The words this book contains are as true today as they were when they were written, though perhaps needed more today than ever before. We sin every day by our thoughts, words and actions, but God forgives us for all our sins, so long as we truly repent. But we do know he was born during an era when the Catholic faith was rich and vibrant; he grew up in the shadow of such giants as St. There are proper seasons for reading special books. I conjure you to do this, as in this way you will induce God to deal favourably with you and to help you in every way.
I like this skinny little book. It is to be most warmly recommended to all true and sincere students of mysticism. The edition of this book had this same cover on it. This focus on doing the next right thing pushes aside all the distractions that take us into the future or the past.