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Tools matter for practicing the spiritual life

Author: Mary Margaret Funk
Publisher: New York ; London : Continuum, 2004.
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In her previous book, "Thoughts Matter: The Practice of the Spiritual Life", Sister Mary Margaret Funk dealt with the eight classic "thoughts" that distract us from the presence of God. In her new  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Margaret Funk
ISBN: 082641351X 9780826413512 0826416551 9780826416551
OCLC Number: 56646467
Description: vi, 167 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Thoughts and tools. Teachings on thoughts and practice ; Lectio Divina ; John Xassian's four renunciations --
Afflictions. Thoughts of the body : food, sex, and things ; Thoughts of the mind : anger and dejection ; Thoughts of the soul : acedia, vainglory, and pride --
Negative tools. Guard of the heart ; Watchfulness of thoughts ; Fasting ; Dreaming ; Repentance --
Positive tools. Ceaseless prayer ; Manual labor ; The cell ; Vigils ; Manifestation of thoughts --
Social tools. Humility ; Ministry ; The common table --
Prayer tools. Negative Prayer tools (Apophatic). The Jesus Payer (Prayer of the Heart) ; The practice of emptiness (The Cloud of Unknowing) ; The Little Way of St. Therese of Lisieux ; The practice of self-abandonment of Jean-Pierre de Caussade. Negative prayer tools (Kataphatic). The practice of the presence of God of Brother Lawrence ; The practice of colloquy of Gabrielle Bossis ; The practice of recollection of St. Teresa of Avila. Biblical practices. he practice of graced suffering ; The Pauline practice of no preference --
Tools of Discernment. Discernment is sorting ; Discernment in the monastic tradition ; Spiritual direction ; The limitation of tools --
Conclusion : When tools don't matter.
Responsibility: Mary Margaret Funk.

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] "an excellent place for one to begin spiritual renewal" Catholic News Service, August 2, 2002

 
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