Guatemala started appearing more frequently in the news a few months ago. An entire nation protesting together to end government corruption? What was going on in this country? American interest piqued when the president of Guatemala resigned and was jailed in September.
In The Practice of the Presence of God, Brother Lawrence gets the ball rolling on the true purpose behind devotions, friendship with God. This handicapped, Carmelite monk desired above all things to establish and delight his soul in continual conversation with God- to pray without ceasing, to love God incessantly, and to give thanks for all things. Lawrence referred to this posturing of the soul as the practice of the presence of God.
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