By Gene Edwards
Uninterested in the workouts of spiritual ritualism and parched through the instructing of dry dogma, guy searches for the way again domestic to where of His presence. regrettably, this trip inward is a "road much less traveled" and too few have chanced on the way in which. Gene Edwards, the grasp storyteller, has collected jointly the writing of 3 Christian mystics from the 17th century: Michael Molinos, Madam Guyon, and Francois Fenelon, The writings of those "masters of the non secular manner" may be as lampposts major the weary vacationer in the direction of that mystery position lovingly created by means of the daddy. The writings of Molinos, Fuyon, and Fenelon will deliver you to the threshold of your personal humanity as they trap you to step over the edge into the realm the place God has ready a unique position only for you. Are you dwelling in a drought of non secular dryness? Are you misplaced within the depths of non secular loneliness? Are you eager for a second of religious fact? Then a hundred Days in a mystery position is your method out!
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40 WAY OF THE CROSS And what of dryness? Dryness is good and holy, and cannot take you from the Divine presence. Do not call dryness a distraction! ” That first step is an indication of his intention. He journeys without saying it, but he cannot journey without intending it. — M OLINOS OB E D I E N C E You will never attain to the mountain of internal peace if you govern yourself according to your own will. This self nature of your soul must be conquered. Your directions, your judgment, your disposition to rebel must be subjected and reduced to ashes.
What you are experiencing is, in fact, a love of your own worth. To put it in other words, you are simply hurt and upset at seeing what you really are. If the Lord should be so merciful as to give you a true spirit of His humility, you will not be surprised at your faults, your failures, or even your own basic nature. The more clearly you see your true self, the clearer you also see how miserable your self-nature really is; and the more you will abandon your whole being to God. Seeing that you have such a desperate need of Him, you will press toward a more intimate relationship with Him.
Obedience is ready at any time, with no excuse and no delay. It is cheerful, without inward resentment, and internal, because it must not be external. Obedience must proceed from the heart, blind because it must put aside a judgmental nature and private judgment. —M OLINOS HUMILITY There are two kinds of humility: one false and counterfeit, the other true. False humility belongs to those who avoid esteems and who avoid all honor so that they may be taken as being humble. They go out of their way to speak often of just how very evil they are.
100 Days in the Secret Place by Gene Edwards