An international bestseller in the field of Christian spirituality, this book about the interior life is a call to abandon oneself to God according to the Gospel edict: "unless you turn and become like children, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven" (Mt 18:3). Drawing on his experience as a much sought after spiritual director, the author manages to simply and clearly capture the reader's attention and awaken a yearning to experience God and follow a specific path to sanctity.
Some quotes from the book:
"Every moment of your life is a moment of meeting with the Presence that is loving you." (6)
"In the light of faith, try to look at your own imperfections in such a way that you are not saddened by them: Christ accepts you as you are. You can go to Him with all your imperfections and weaknesses. He will repair what you have done wrong and complete all that you lack." (81)
"This first sacrament of the Church is the beginning of our being 'hidden with Christ in God.' Baptism is the origin and source of faith. It begins a supernatural life in us, which is a life of faith, hope, and love." (168-169)
"St. Francis never criticized anyone. He believed that if evil was all around, it was he, and not others, who must first be converted." (178)