Publisher: Templegate Publishing
The way of life of the fourth-century Desert Fathers, with its emphasis on solitude, silence and unceasing prayer, has inspired many modern spiritual writers and seeking Christians. In this book, Benedicta Ward presents some of the best and most illuminating stories and sayings from the desert. Readers will find spiritual wisdom, sharp humor, and startling insight into human nature. These small excerpts provide fruit for daily reflection and can easily fit into the start of even the busiest of days.