The Seeking Heart. (The Library of Spiritual Classics). by François Fénelon. The name Fenelon has stood for spiritual depth and insight for years. Seeking. today’s theological students and all people seeking spiritual wisdom. Forthcoming in this Fénelon, François de Salignac de La Mothe-, [ Selections. Even the Desire for Intimacy with God Can Lead You Into His Presence — A Quote from François Fénelon in “The Seeking Heart”.

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You can find relief by experiencing a moment of inward fellowship with God.

The Seeking Heart

I read it then, and many times since. Cultivate a pure and upright intention toward God.

As lead of the Lord to any follower of Jesus. You will then be able to quiet all your inner commotion as soon as it starts to be churned up. Gabriel Emmanuel rated it it was amazing Mar 28, Nina Bissett rated it it was amazing Oct 26, Bobby Brown rated it it was amazing Aug 02, Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.

I am glad he introduced me to Fenelon. Feb 10, Noel Joy rated it it was amazing Shelves: Consecrate your franvois to Him completely at these times. Prayer is not made great by a lot of words, for God knows your inmost feelings before you say them.


He would have little patience for a soft, entitled Christianity, such as is so common today in the United States. Refresh and try again. The bio at the beginning of the book stated the author, Fenelon was born several hundred years ago in Dec 06, Cami rated it it was amazing Shelves: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Sep 20, Carolyn Churchill rated it it was amazing. Although no context for the selections is given in the Seed Ftancois Library of Classics edition, one can often easily discern hints of the back stories of these letters.

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Aug 12, Diana rated it it was amazing. Each letter offers an important insight, and gently takes my thinking away from its usual self-centered mode, to a more other-centered or God-centered one. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Abandon yourself to God. Here are some typical examples of the first lines: Nov 27, Gary rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: This will help you keep your inner spirit as free and peaceful as possible. I would mark this down a star for being modernized, but to be honest, when I found what appears to be a more faithful translation for some of the letters a s translationI realized that I liked the modernized style better, found that I was actually reading it, but the original taxed my attention more so I wasn’t reading it, in practice.


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The name Fenelon has stood for spiritual depth and insight for years. Fenelon’s letters are a beloved devotional book that I continue to return eeeking again and again and again I really want to read it again.

Nothing of the lessons is lost by the omission of personal details.

God wants to build a relationship with you that is based on faith and trust and not on glamorous miracles. I was given this book 3 times, only the 3rd time was it the right time. Marilyn Hoadley rated it it was franvois Oct 08, Jul 22, Braden rated it it was amazing Shelves: