Abandonment to Divine Providence

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For more than 250 years, this simple classic of inspiration has guided readers of all faiths to the open-hearted acceptance of God's will that is the sure path to serenity, happiness, and spiritual peace.

"A spiritual classic of the first order... a book for all those who truly seek God." —Dom David Knowles

"Father de Caussade has a wonderful way of encouraging the doubtful, of nurturing the personal surrender that is so much a part of the development of faith. The book is a mystery of its own — and is definitely...

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Overview

For more than 250 years, this simple classic of inspiration has guided readers of all faiths to the open-hearted acceptance of God's will that is the sure path to serenity, happiness, and spiritual peace.

"A spiritual classic of the first order... a book for all those who truly seek God." —Dom David Knowles

"Father de Caussade has a wonderful way of encouraging the doubtful, of nurturing the personal surrender that is so much a part of the development of faith. The book is a mystery of its own — and is definitely not for Christians only." —Rabbi Joshua Chasan

"Abandonment to Divine Providence is a classic perhaps more necessary now than ever before. It's a little book that rightly rejects the spirituality of fear and trembling (and the modern preoccupation with dreary self-absorption) in favor of an abiding trust in God's active benevolence. This is a work one reads again and again, always with gratitude and astonishment." —Donald Spoto, Author of Blue Angel and The Dark Side of Genius

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780385468718
  • Publisher: The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 4/28/1993
  • Edition description: Reissue
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 118
  • Sales rank: 264,357
  • Product dimensions: 5.38 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.35 (d)

Table of Contents

I On doing our part and leaving the rest to God 22
II Embrace the present moment as an ever-flowing source of holiness 36
III To surrender to God is to practice every virtue 59
IV Complete surrender to the will of God is the essence of spirituality 72
V Only complete and true faith enables the soul to accept with joy everything that happens to it 86
VI All will be well if we abandon ourselves to God 99
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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 27, 2000

    #1 Self-Help Book for Spiritual Growth

    I have found this to be the most profound and valuable guide to living the spiritual life. It packages a wealth of wisdom in a short volume, with warmth and good humour. It is worth reading several time a year, and each reading will provide new insights.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 3, 2004

    Second best book for spiritual living

    This book is second only to the Bible in importance for Christians and any other believers in God.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2000

    The one-two punch I needed to get on with life

    This is the ONLY book of it's kind that I will EVER read again. You must read each sentance carefully sometimes 2 or 3 times to get the simple, direct message. You must not have any distractions while reading this. Great to go back to for a refresher. It is the most complete, wonderful book I've ever read. Full of hope and joy and moral support. God never looked so good!!

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