In God's Holy Light
Wisdom From the Desert Monastics
by Joan Chittister
"Sister Joan calls each of us to a spiritual maturity that will transform the world." —Laura Swan, O.S.B., author, "The Forgotten Desert Mothers" and "The Wisdom of the Beguines"
Renowned spiritual writer Joan Chittister explores the sayings of the Desert Mothers and Fathers, finding wisdom from an ancient tradition that speaks to your life today.
"It is so easy to reduce religion to do's and don'ts. But once we start down that path, we lose touch with the real mystery of God among us." ~from the book
"Meditate on these sayings, listen, then take action." ~Sister Meg Funk, O.S.B. Beech Grove Indiana
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