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Louisa May Alcott, Illuminated by The Message

Literary Portals to Prayer
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120 pages

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The Literary Portals to Prayer series is the first truly new resource for personal prayer in years. Designed to be a prayer-starter in the "Lectio Divina" tradition, the portal has a passage from the Bible side-by-side with a selection from an author whose work has stood the test of time. Each turn of the page ties together literature and scripture with an insightful theme.

From the introduction:

As a result of her unusual upbringing, Louisa May Alcott learned to see God not in the pulpit or the congregation but in nature and everyday life as an accessible and loving Father and Friend. It was that innate part of her being which poured forth from her pen. In Little Women Alcott writes, “Many wise and true sermons are preached us every day by unconscious ministers in street, school, office, or home….”

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  1. Amazingly deep book - in 2 minute bites 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Dec 14th 2016

    I couldn't put this down. It's still next to my bed, and when I'm tired I pick it up to read ... and keep on reading. It's deceptively deep in short paragraphs, and makes me think. And smile all the way to sleep. Now I want to reread all the books she refers to.

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