By Joshua Elzner
The writer, steadily dwelling a deeper lifetime of solitude and prayer over a few years, has right here spread out the culmination of this prayer to be shared. although he speaks from his personal event, from the secret of his personal solitude earlier than God, his phrases still search to specific a fact that each one people endure deep inside ourselves: the secret of thirst. This e-book is a image of the adventure of somebody touched by way of the affection of God and eager for union with him, but trudging haltingly alongside the dusty paths of this global. It additionally expresses the longing, not just for God and for his everlasting gladness, but in addition to attract close to in compassion to the soreness and soreness of the world.
But specially it a joyous witness to the drink which God has given, and which he yearns to offer ever extra deeply, to every folks. this can be the main appealing fact: not just will we thirst for God, yet he thirsts infinitely extra for us, ardently intending to fulfill our thirsty hearts and to fill us along with his limitless joy.
These meditations are meant to talk extra to the guts than to the brain, to have interaction the mind's eye and the feelings, to evoke the key wishes hidden within the soul. What you'll find this is extra a publication of prayers than a treatise of any kind--a e-book meant to permit God to arrive out extra deeply to the touch the center with the affection and intimacy that on my own can totally fulfill it.
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