View Preview I Believe in LoveA Personal Retreat Based on the Teaching of St. Therese of Lisieux by Jean D'Elbee Format Choose an optioneBookPaperback Quantity I Believe in Love quantity Add to cart The key to happiness from one who found it in joyful abundance: St. Thérèse of Lisieux.This spiritual classic has long been beloved by Catholics for its wondrous distillation of the teaching of St. Thérèse of Lisieux into a reader-friendly set of meditations. It's perfect as a personal retreat when you have only a few moments to spare each day - and for spiritual reading anytime and anywhere.Fr. Jean C. J. d'Elbée, a French priest deeply imbued with St. Thérèse's spirit, brings you St. Thérèse's teachings on God's love and the confidence in Him that it should inspire in your soul; humility, peace, and fraternal charity; the apostolate; the Cross; and what it means truly to abandon yourself to Divine Providence. I Believe in Love has helped countless souls embark on the way to the Father. It will help you focus on Him throughout each day, rest in Him amid your troubles, and live joyfully with Him at every moment!You'll learn:How you can (and must) have confidence in God, not in spite of your sufferings, but because of them!The secret that makes sense of the pain and trouble in your life - no matter how greatOne thing you must cherish in your soul, or you'll never learn to love as Jesus lovesGod's love for you personally: are you really aware of its reality in every moment of your life? How you can see it at workThe spiritual goldmine that is at your fingertips now - if you know where to find itWhat you must do before you speak about the Faith, or your words will be uselessCrosses: why you can't avoid them - and why you should love the ones God sends youHow to deal with failures, reversals, and difficult moments of all kinds - without losing your spiritual or emotional equilibriumThe Fall of Adam and Eve: how even it shows God's abiding love for every soulThe sin that destroys countless souls - since few know how to recognize and fight itDo you wish you had the love of God that the saints have - but are discouraged by your weaknesses? Why you should take heartAre you drawing on all the treasures of the Eucharist and the saints? How you can be sureThe comforting reason why our Lord at times chooses not to deliver you from trialsMuch more that will show you how to live in the glorious love of God at each moment! Endorsements A Theresian classic that profoundly and beautifully reveals God's deep personal love for each of us and correspondingly awakens in us a burning love for Him. If you want to grow in love of God, this book is a must.Fr. Benedict GroeschelWith felicity and wisdom, this retreat introduces St. Thérèse free of sentimentalism and obscurantism.Fr. George RutlerWhoever reads this book attentively and prayerfully will grow in the love of God and even desire to be a saint.Fr. Kenneth BakerMay this `personal retreat' based on the teachings of the little nun of Lisieux be for those who use it an occasion of grace not only to enlighten their minds, but to elevate their souls to approach the sublime destiny that the `little way' shows to all.Most Rev. Fabian BruskewitzFr. d'Elbée's retreat, based on St. Thérèse's `little way,' draws us into the immensity of that `little way.' Sophia Institute Press has done us all a great service in bringing this work back into print.Thomas Howard Details Pages 304 ISBN or UPC 978-1-928832-28-7 Dimensions N/A Weight N/A SKU 288 SKU d21051 Reviews There are no reviews yet. Add your review Cancel replyYour rating * Rate… Perfect Good Average Not that bad Very poor Your review *Name * Email * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. You Might Also Like Finding God Through Meditation Prayer The Handbook of Spiritual Perfection The Basic Book of Catholic Prayer The Cries of Jesus from the Cross
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