View Preview When God Is SilentFinding Spiritual Peace Amid the Storms of Life by Archbishop Luis Martinez Format Choose an optioneBookPaperback Quantity When God Is Silent quantity Add to cart When God Is Silent shows you how to trust God even when He seems unresponsive and remote — even when, as in the famous incident in the Gospels, He seems to sleep while you are buffeted by the storms of life.Author Luis Martinez quotes that beautiful line from the Song of Songs — “I sleep, but my heart is awake” — and confirms that with Jesus this is indeed the case: His love for you never sleeps, no matter what.Martinez shows how you can make better sense of your life once you realize that God has actually been closest to you when He seemed farthest away; and once you learn why He often speaks to you only in silence. Best of all, Martinez teaches you the secret of true happiness, which you can achieve even amid the troubles that are inescapable elements of every human life. With sober realism and simple faith, this book will show you how to discover — and then to take refuge in — the comfort our Lord offers you, even when He seems to sleep.Learn to get through the times when God seems distant, as you discover:Silence: why it's essential for all real growth in the spiritual lifeWhy Jesus must seem to sleep in order to refine your love and purify your soulJesus' thirty “hidden years”: the important lessons they hold for your life todayWhy worry? Two common reasons why people do worry — and remedies for eachA simple, effective, and gentle procedure for becoming holy in your daily lifePrudence: why it's one of the most difficult — and most important — virtues that you must acquire while Jesus sleepsThe three paths to spiritual peace: are you taking them? Do you know what they are?Two times that Jesus grieved — and what He meant to teach you in eachThree surprising things that promote your spiritual welfare — if you know how to use themHow the presence of Jesus in your life can transform your experience of sufferingThe medicine of the spiritual life: why it must often be bitterAnd much more that will help you endure the storms of your life with confidence that even as Jesus sleeps, He cares for you! Endorsements Anyone who wants to progress in prayer or who seeks to get past blockages in spiritual growth will find graceful help here.Bert GhezziIn the silence of Christ's sleep, we can learn the silence of charity, cultivate the silence of discretion, experience the interior silence of contemplation, and so find peace.Donna SteichenA powerful masterpiece. A great gem of Catholic spirituality.Fr. Benedict Groeschel Details Pages 144 ISBN or UPC 978-1-622822-201 Dimensions N/A Weight N/A SKU d22218 SKU 2201 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 Temptations The Devil in Castle Holy Simplicity 30 Days with Teresa of Avila Humility
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