For Modern Day Moms

The Practice of the Presence of God for Modern-Day Moms

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The Practice of the Presence of God for Modern-Day Moms

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You may well be familiar with the letters written by Brother Lawrence that became the piece of classic Christian literature "The Practice of the Presence of God." Despite the fact that these letters date back to the 17th century, they resonate with so many of the struggles facing believers today. Unfortunately, I think it is difficult for a modern-day mom to connect with the daily life of a Carmelite monk, and thus they miss out on a transformative experience. Along with a new translation of the original material, this book also includes a companion letter written from the perspective of a mother.
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“One need not cry out very loudly; He is nearer to us than we think.”
-Brother Lawrence, the 6th letter concerning the practice of the presence of God.-

Brother Lawrence is well-known for his letters and interviews concerning the practice of the presence of God in the midst of mundane, tedious tasks. But he was a 17th century Carmelite monk in Paris—could his insights apply to the unique challenges of modern motherhood? His daily experience as a lay brother in a monastery is as far removed from the reality of diapers and juggling school schedules as can likely be imagined, yet his words have inspired generations of believers to examine how and when they experience God’s presence.

This new translation of his letters from the original French includes companion letters from the perspective of a modern-day mom, searching for sanctuary in the midst of everyday life. Through this discourse and the accompanying journaling questions, you’ll find encouragement and authenticity about trying to live out a vibrant faith in the chaos of raising children in a fast-paced world.

Be challenged to seek His presence, not only in the laundry room and the midnight nursing sessions, but in every breathing moment.

Put life in your faith, and grace in your life.

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"Transparent. Validating. Hopeful. God is always near, yet the temptation to distraction rips us from the comfort of His presence. La Follett proves the sum is greater than its parts, sharing Brother Lawrence’s timeless letters of faith with her own love notes to modern moms."
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Megan La Follett

MEGAN LA FOLLETT grew up in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, where she explored her first beloved sanctuary from the back of her pony named Silver. As a married graduate student, she became a working mother to a golden-haired and strong-willed daughter. With the birth of a second child, she chose to stay at home. Two years later, another son joined the family and she began to work from home as an editor and speaker. She’s since come full circle and returned to a full-time career, built from her passion for story and finding her place in the greatest story of all.

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