As Christians, we believe that angels have been given the sacred mission to assist, protect, and guide human beings and all of God's creation. With Angels of the Lord, you can spend every day of the year getting to know these mighty messengers of God.
Originally written by the Catholic Bishop Richard Challoner some two centuries ago, his meditations were widely adopted by the faithful. Now, inspired by daily use in his own prayer life, Stafford Whiteaker has updated and expanded them for Christians in this present age.
The infectious love of God that made St Francis into "God's jester" leaps out from every page of the book of daily readings. The passages taken from St Francis's own writings, and from the writings of others about him, outline his spirit and make it possible to meet the saint as if he were standing next to you.
This book offers you a personal, thirty-day retreat based on the most popular works of modern spiritual writer Henri J. M. Nouwen, a priest, psychologist, and lifelong seeker whose books include Out of Solitude and With Open Hands.