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The God of Our Deepest Longings: Seven Biblical Meditations

by Peter Van Breemen

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Internationally acclaimed author Peter van Breemen, S.J., draws on the spirituality of John's gospel and Ignatius of Loyola to stress that our deepest desires and God's will for us coincide when we let go of selfishness; and that God's deepest longing is to dwell in us, to make a home in our souls. In this masterful exploration of spiritual journeying, van Breemen suggests that life is not a series of problems to be solved, but rather a wonderful mystery to be appreciated and lived fully. Drawing on the work of Meister Eckhart, Teresa of Avila, Blaise Pascal, and Antoine de Saint Exupery, van Breemen weaves a picture of what it means to be Jesus' light in the world, and to live in personal peace, without fear.… (more)
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Internationally acclaimed author Peter van Breemen, S.J., draws on the spirituality of John's gospel and Ignatius of Loyola to stress that our deepest desires and God's will for us coincide when we let go of selfishness; and that God's deepest longing is to dwell in us, to make a home in our souls. In this masterful exploration of spiritual journeying, van Breemen suggests that life is not a series of problems to be solved, but rather a wonderful mystery to be appreciated and lived fully. Drawing on the work of Meister Eckhart, Teresa of Avila, Blaise Pascal, and Antoine de Saint Exupery, van Breemen weaves a picture of what it means to be Jesus' light in the world, and to live in personal peace, without fear.

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