Tuesday, June 13, 2017

God’s Mysterious Absence in Deep Prayer

Ordered this book, 'Fire from Above',  through Inter-Library Loan in Salt Lake City, Utah. Arrived today all the way from Messiah College in Mechanicsburg, PA (distance 2,036 miles)!

God’s Mysterious Absence in Deep Prayer:

" Contemplation does not shield us from doubt or suffering. Christian prayer baptizes our doubts and difficulties, trials and tests in faith. Violently opposing forces, faith confronts doubt in prayer even in the midst of very difficult circumstances. Saint Thérèse of Lisieux lived a life of intense prayer and friendship …"