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Fénelon : talking with God

Author: François de Salignac de La Mothe- Fénelon; Hal McElwaine Helms
Publisher: Brewster, Mass. : Paraclete Press, ©1997.
Series: Living library.
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Here is a book of spiritual reading that aims to guide readers into an encounter with God through heart-felt prayer and meditation. It is solidly rooted in scripture and the catholic tradition.

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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fénelon, François de Salignac de La Mothe-, 1651-1715.
Fénelon.
Brewster, Mass. : Paraclete Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)609259961
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: François de Salignac de La Mothe- Fénelon; Hal McElwaine Helms
ISBN: 1557251800 9781557251800
OCLC Number: 36301554
Description: viii, 142 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: How to talk to God --
Desiring God's will --
On true prayer of the heart --
On maintaining a life of prayer --
Choosing companions wisely --
The practice of humility --
Conforming to the life of Jesus --
The uses of humiliation --
Bearing our faults patiently --
When feelings fail us --
When we feel abandoned by God --
Living in the present --
On pure love --
The refinements of self-love --
Listening to God rather than self --
The miracle of self-denial --
Bearing the criticism of others --
Meeting temptations --
The giver or the gifts? --
When undergoing great weakness --
The interior voice of the Spirit --
Judge cautiously --
The last shall be first --
When spiritually disheartened --
Dealing with our faults --
Faithfulness in small things --
Exactitude and liberty of Spirit --
Dealing with contradictory feelings --
Maintaining faith without feelings --
Undue attachment to feelings --
The proper use of crosses --
Joy in bearing the cross --
What God orders is best --
Keeping all our affections in God --
Two kinds of love --
Our union in God --
Bearing suffering --
Suffering rightly --
The usefulness of deprivations --
The value of moderation --
Regarding prayer --
Keeping a spirit of prayer --
When spiritual emotions fade --
Dealing with sickness and grief --
Bearing spiritual dryness --
Using time wisely --
Preserving peace with others --
True liberty --
Dealing with a haughty spirit --
Thinking of death --
The cross as a treasure.
Series Title: Living library.
Other Titles: Lettres spirituelles.
Talking with God
Fénelon talking with God
Responsibility: by François Fénelon ; modern English version by Hal M. Helms.

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