A precious, indeed invaluable, element of our life of striving for union with Jesus through Mary is our daily practice of spiritual reading. As our bodies require daily nourishment to fuel the day's service, so our intellects require daily doses of stimulating (and even challenging) material paired with reflection to strengthen our loving will and inspire the heart in its seeking for and conversing with Christ.
explains why confident trust and surrender to God's Holy Will is essential and necessary for sanctity. Its value lies largely in a de Caussade's ability to articulate the why underlying the practice while stirring the soul to meet the difficulties involved since it is not natural to our fallen nature.
"Where was this textbook when I was first studying Mary?!" A unique "textbook", it blends both a concrete foundation in Marian dogma and doctrine with practical application to one's personal devotional life, encouraging concrete practices to cultivate a tender relationship with our good Mother, who in turn leads us directly to her loving Son.
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