The Lessons of Saint Francis: How to Bring Simplicity and Spirituality into Your Daily Life

The Lessons of Saint Francis: How to Bring Simplicity and Spirituality into Your Daily Life

by John Michael Talbot, Steve Rabey
     
 

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The life of St. Francis of Assisi was a paradigm of simplicity, humanity, and love. In today's busy world, his practices have enormous appeal, described in this inspiring work by John Michael Talbot, the founder of The Brothers and Sisters of Charity, a lay order based on the Franciscan principles of simplicity and self-sufficiency.In The Lessons Of St.See more details below

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The life of St. Francis of Assisi was a paradigm of simplicity, humanity, and love. In today's busy world, his practices have enormous appeal, described in this inspiring work by John Michael Talbot, the founder of The Brothers and Sisters of Charity, a lay order based on the Franciscan principles of simplicity and self-sufficiency.In The Lessons Of St. Francis, Talbot and co-author Steve Rabey demonstrate the enduring significance of Franciscan wisdom. Organized by topic, such as Simplicity, Humility, Compassion, Solitude, Service, and Prayer, each chapter includes excerpts from the writings of St. Francis, as well as those of his followers and biographers. Combining deep spiritual insights with the offer of a saner, less chaotic way of living, The Lessons Of St. Francis offers wise advice on how to incorporate these virtues into our own lives today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781101119105
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/01/1998
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
217,245
File size:
2 MB
Age Range:
18 Years

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