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Making All Things Well: Finding Spiritual Strength with Julian of Norwich

by Isobel de Gruchy

Making All Things Well: Finding Spiritual Strength with Julian of Norwich
Publication date: 2014-03-01
Number of pages: 192
ISBN: 9780809148585
The writings of Julian of Norwich are more popular and relevant than the 14th-century mystic could ever have dreamed they would become. Speaking with freshness, depth, and poignancy, they offer timeless wisdom and understanding for present day concerns. For Isobel de Gruchy, Julian was a great support during many difficult years of ministry in South Africa's apartheid era, but it was when her son died tragically in an accident that she found unexpected reserves of spiritual insight and strength. Making All Things Well opens up Julian's central themes such as the mystery of suffering, the promise that we shall overcome evil, prayer, and contemplation, the faithfulness and love of God towards all he has made and relates them to the many challenges we encounter today. Offering forty short reflections that demonstrate Julian's abiding influence, it is ideal for personal reading during Lent, or at any time of year, for a retreat, for group reflection and as a worship resource. Each contains a scripture reading, an excerpt from her Showings, a meditation, a prayer-poem, and questions for reflection.Isobel de Gruchy

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