A classic guide to the spiritual life that has had a direct influence on several Popes, generations of priests and religious, and countless members of the laity. In clear, inspiring language, the author discusses every aspect of our journey to Christ: 'the source of all light, all grace, all holiness - the true Life of our life'. Written for Christians in every walk of life, here are pages of practical knowledge and timeless wisdom: a 'how-to' guide filled with rich insight, spiritual refereshment, inspiration and encouragement. Blessed Columba Marmion was born in Ireland, and served as a priest in Dublin for several years before finding a vocation to the monastery. He eventually became Abbot of Maredsous Abbey, Belgium.
Written for Christians in every walk of life, here are pages of practical knowledge and timeless wisdom: a 'how-to' guide filled with rich insight, spiritual refereshment, inspiration and encouragement.
Author: Columba Marmion
Publisher: Gracewing Publishing
Christ, the Life of the Soul is a modern spiritual classic. Drawing upon the Scriptures, the Liturgy, and the Doctors of the Church, Blessed Columba Marmion shows us the path towards freedom from self-bondage and the enlargement of our souls - to realize,
Christ, the Life of the Soul is a modern spiritual classic.
Author: Columba Marmion
Author: Columba Marmion (name in religion of Joseph Marmion.)
DESCRIPTION Jesus is inviting you, "Come to Me." In a world where anxiety and chaos reign, it's easy to forget the simplicity, the fun, the excitement of being in a close relationship with Jesus. Whether you are emotionally drained, spiritually hungry, or just looking for some fresh inspiration, it's time to Come, Sit, Stay . . . and rest in His presence. "Ellen Vaughn's book is a refreshing invitation to consider Christ's tender words to the weary and a balm for our disquieted souls." DR. RAVI ZACHARIAS Author and speaker "This is an invigorating book, not about religion, but about a relationship with the surprising God who invites us to come to Him and be uniquely refreshed. It is a fun read that goes deep." ERIC METAXAS New York Times best-selling author of Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy "I've always loved Jesus' invitation to come to Him and find rest for our souls. This refreshing book is a great tool to understand more deeply the radical rest that only Jesus can give, and the shimmering, eternal perspective that can actually bring deep peace, right in the midst of our busy days." JONI EARECKSON TADA Founder of Joni and Friends and best-selling author "Ellen Vaughn is brilliant, insightful, funny, Christ-loving, and has a dog named after C. S. Lewis. But to top it off, she is also a terrific writer." RANDY ALCORN Best-selling author and founder of Eternal Perspective Ministries
" DR. RAVI ZACHARIAS Author and speaker "This is an invigorating book, not about religion, but about a relationship with the surprising God who invites us to come to Him and be uniquely refreshed. It is a fun read that goes deep.
Author: Ellen Vaughn
Publisher: Worthy Books
Author: Columba Marmion (Abbot)
“Abide in me,” Jesus tells us, “and you will bear much fruit.” Yet too often we forget that fruit needs different seasons in order to grow. We measure our spiritual maturity by how much we do rather than how we are responding to our current spiritual season.In Spiritual Rhythm, Mark Buchanan replaces our spirituality of busyness with a spirituality of abiding. Sometimes we are busy, sometimes still, sometimes pushing with all we’ve got, sometimes waiting. This model of the spiritual life measures and produces growth by asking: Are we living in rhythm with the season we are in? With the lyrical writing for which he is known, Mark invites us to respond to every season of the heart, whether we are flourishing and fruitful, stark and dismal, or cool and windy. In comparing spiritual rhythms to the seasons of the year, he shows us what to expect from each season and how embracing the seasons causes our spiritual lives to prosper. As he draws on the powerful words of Scripture, Mark explores what activities are suitable or necessary in each season—and what activities are useless or even harmful in that season.Throughout the book, Mark weaves together stories of young and old, men and women, families, couples, and individuals who are in or have been through a particular season of the heart. As Mark writes, “I pray that this book meets you in whatever season you’re in, and prepares you for whatever seasons await. I pray that it helps you find your voice, your stride, your rhythm, in season or out. Mostly, I pray that you, with or without my help, find Christ wherever you are. And that, even more, you discover that wherever you are, he’s found you.”
As Mark writes, "I pray that this book meets you in whatever season you're in, and prepares you for whatever seasons await. I pray that it helps you find your voice, your stride, your rhythm, in season or out.
Author: Mark Buchanan
Albert the Great was born in Swabia, the son of a military nobleman. He was a Dominican priest who taught theology in Cologne and Paris. His most distinguished student was Saint Thomas Aquinas. Albert was called "Doctor universalis" because his breadth of knowledge spanned not only philosophy and theology but all the natural sciences. He was a dedicated student of nature, and although he argued that the physical world can only be known reliably through observation and comparison, Albert distinguished between thruths, which are naturally knowable, and mysteries, which cannot be known without revelation. People can only reach God through Himself - that is, by leaving behind the entanglements of earthly things and contemplating Him exclusively. The image and reality of God's incarnation in Jesus gives human beings the opportunity to attain a more perfect knowledge God through contemplation. Albert refers to the teaching of St. Peter, "Cast all your anxiety on him, because he cares for you."
Albert the Great was born in Swabia, the son of a military nobleman.
Author: Albertus Magnus
Publisher: A&C Black
Author: Columba Marmion (Zalige, O.S.B.)
Jesus Christ is the most written about and proclaimed figure of all of history. Why, then, are people so confused as to who He is? Why are Christian churches redefining Him to suit the culture and their own preferences? This book challenges the idea of a Jesus remake. It is the author's understanding of Him from well over sixty-five years of a personal relationship and study. It aims toward those who have given up on Jesus, because the portrayal of Him has been disfigured. Want a fresh review of the Bible's portrait of the Savior, with angles seldom considered and truth carefully examined? If you discover the right Jesus, your life might never be the same.
Why, then, are people so confused as to who He is? Why are Christian churches redefining Him to suit the culture and their own preferences? This book challenges the idea of a Jesus remake.
Author: David Lee
Publisher: Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.
Do you long for a closer, deeper walk with God? Would you like to know more about what the Bible says about spiritual intimacy? We say we know about God's love in our heads, but has it really percolated through to our hearts? The Bible employs the metaphor of Christ, the Lover, and believers, his beloved. Yet this rich relationship potential is relatively unexplored in modern popular books, and we are the poorer for it. Using Song of Songs and other Bible sources, the author explores the dynamics of our relationship. We come to understand more fully what it is for Christ to love us and for us to love him. Contents Desire - You're the one I want Show me your face Jesus is not my boyfriend, but... Is the Song of Songs really about me and Jesus? Insecurity Delight Springtime Belonging Distance Christ finds us beautiful Christ gets crazy for love Finally, consummation Distant again Spiritual intimacy betrayed and lost through porn Porn-spoiled lives restored Reconciled Still beautiful to him Spirals of longing and love Conclusion: the power of spiritual marriage in the storms This portrayal of the living dynamics of a believer's relationship with Christ cannot fail to transform our devotional life profoundly.
Do you long for a closer, deeper walk with God?
Author: JULIAN HARDYMAN
Publisher: Inter-Varsity Press
Columba Marmion believes that Christian discipleship means imitating Christ the Monk no matter your walk or way of life. Christ is the divine model presented by God himself , the ideal of all holiness. By faith, we accept this holiness into our lives—but we must also allow Christ Jesus to become “the very life of our souls.” This book, an abridged edition of the original, explores how this is possible by examining the writings of St. Paul and St. John in the light of the Gospels and, offering spiritual understanding to any Christian’s religious life. Christ, the Ideal of the Monk sold 100,000 copies when it was published 90 years ago, one of many bestselling books written by the popular Irish-born monk, Columba Marmion, OSB, (1858-1923). He was beatified by Pope John Paul II in 2000.
By faith, we accept this holiness into our lives—but we must also allow Christ Jesus to become “the very life of our souls.” This book, an abridged edition of the original, explores how this is possible by examining the writings of St ...
Author: Columba Marmion
Publisher: Paraclete Press
Author: St. Patrick's College (Silverstream, Upper Hutt, N.Z.)
Category: High school students
In these four remarkable lectures, Rudolf Steiner contends that Christ has been working on humanity’s behalf since the very beginnings of its existence, long before the inception of the Christian religion. Steiner indicates how - in both the ancient Mystery schools and in the miraculous events depicted in the Old Testament - the guiding hand of Christ shaped and developed peoples’ cognition. The ultimate divine intervention took place in the incarnation of Christ in human form - God in man - which culminated in the Mystery of Golgotha. Through this mighty event, opportunity is given for every soul to develop immortal individuality and consciousness of self. Steiner clarifies the difficult concepts of sin, guilt and karma, and explains the meaning of ‘forgiveness of sins’ and ‘resurrection of the body’. Looking forward to future great periods of evolution, he speaks of the separation of humanity into two races of good and evil, and describes how Christ will continue to work in this critical time of human development./
In these four remarkable lectures, Rudolf Steiner contends that Christ has been working on humanity’s behalf since the very beginnings of its existence, long before the inception of the Christian religion.
Author: Rudolf Steiner
Publisher: Rudolf Steiner Press
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit