Letters by a Modern Mystic has ratings and 46 reviews. Matthew said: For several years, I’d been searching for a copy of Frank Laubach’s Letters by a. Frank Laubach’s Letters by a Modern Mystic. From: Christian Spirituality, edited by Frank Magill and Ian McGreal, (San Francisco: Harper and Row, , pp. Excerpts from Frank Laubach’s Letters by a Modern Mystic in which describes his attempt to live in continuous inner conversation with God — what he called The.

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Then God permeates the self and transforms its world and its relations to others into God’s field of constant action, in which all of the promises of Christ’s gospel are realized in abundance of life. One learns to keep God constantly in mind by experimentation, by trying various experiential devices, until the habit of constant God-thought is established.

Frank Laubach: Modern Christian Mystic

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This book challenged me in a way that few others have. Perhaps a man who has been an leters minister since ought to be ashamed to confess that he never felt the joy of hourly, minute by minute—now what shall I call it?

I really think everyone should read this little gem again modfrn again! Open Preview See a Problem? We do not think of one thing. I fear there are few good Muslims.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. See all 83 reviews. If you are like myself, this has been a pretty strong diet. Loved this man’s passion to know God; only the Holy Spirit could move a man to undertake the challenge to know God in every moment of life.


Letters by a Modern Mystic

Frank Laubach made an effort to keep God in his mind at all times, but he didn’t keep it at an intellectual level. Invitation to Solitude and Silence: Again, “disgusted with the pettiness and futility of my unled self,” he experimented with “feeling God in each movement by an act of will — willing that He shall direct these fingers that now strike this typewriter — willing that He shall pour through my steps as I walk. After fourteen years of successful teaching, writing, and administration at Cagayn mkdern Manila, he realized in his long-standing ambition of settling among the fierce Moros, an Islamic tribe on Mindanao.

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Mystoc chronicles his experiments with keeping God in his conscious awareness on a moment-to-moment basis. Rather, he understood the necessity of learning how, of spiritual method. We are what we are now, not an hour ago, and what we are planning, not what we are vainly trying to forget.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It is that important of a book, and paired with The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Laubachh, it is that much more powerful!

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This is a good book. He wrote a biography of the Filipino national hero, Jose Rizal: There’s something rather ironic about that, given that Laubach was the “Apostle to the Illiterates” He was practical and honest. He knew this relation in a way that did not bear many of the external trappings conventionally associated with spirituality. I wait and listen with determined sensitiveness.


Life in the Presence of God: Yet strain does not seem to do good. Jun 21, Tschrister rated it really liked it. And God talked back! Forty-seven pages that pack a serious punch. Frank Laubach, Friend to Millions. For full review, check out http: I finished reading this during my own short period of solitude with God. I have not read this book since ! Laubach was a missionary to the Philippines in the s and this book is a collection of his letters written to his father back in the States.

I really love his open transparency about his joys and struggles. Out of his loneliness, living among wild tribes, this method came to him.

I was so excited to find that Willard had worked to bring this journey to the heart of God into print so that we all might enjoy. I have never written a review of it, other than having referred to it when I have reviewed other Laubach books, but I found a very old post from this blog entitled, “In His Presence” from July 30, that gets to the heart of why I love this modetn Very moderh and inspiring. One person found this helpful.