The Practice of the  Presence of God  -Brother Lawrence-

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 "Brother Lawrence continually 'practiced the presence of God' while working with the pots and pans in his monastery's kitchen.  He shows us a way to 'pray without ceasing' while performing our routine daily required tasks."  -The Prayer Foundation __________________________________________________________________

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Brother Lawrence

(1611-1691)

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    "...his sense of inner peace was so profound that other individuals were drawn to him for spiritual direction." ____________