The Spiritual Maxims of St. Francis de Sales by St Francis De SalesThe Spiritual Maxims of St. Francis de Sales by St Francis De Sales

The Spiritual Maxims of St. Francis de Sales

bySt Francis De SalesEditorC. F. Kelley

Paperback | May 19, 2014

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During his life, Francis de Sales had a gift for giving spiritual direction to lay people living ordinary lives in the world. He firmly believed that everyone could grow in holiness, even while engaged in very active occupations, and his books and volumes of letters addressing this need remain beloved works to this day. What is the secret of their longstanding value? It is the intimacy and at the same time practicality of the saint's direction -- for he speaks to us person to person. We recognize ourselves in what is said because he speaks of those things that each of us has experienced.

This collection of maxims and sayings gathered from his many pages of spiritual counsel are words of advice that every friend of St. Francis has always been fond of repeating -- words that serve as means of encouragement, points for meditation, counsels, exhortations, reminders. For St. Francis speaks as clearly to our twenty-first century condition as he did to that of his own spiritual family.

Title:The Spiritual Maxims of St. Francis de SalesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 7.81 × 5.06 × 0.27 inPublished:May 19, 2014Publisher:Angelico Press LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1887593217

ISBN - 13:9781887593212