By Joshua Elzner
The writer, steadily dwelling a deeper lifetime of solitude and prayer over a couple of years, has right here unfolded the end result of this prayer to be shared. although he speaks from his personal adventure, from the secret of his personal solitude prior to God, his phrases still search to specific a fact that each one folks undergo deep inside of ourselves: the secret of thirst. This booklet is a image of the adventure of somebody touched by means of the affection of God and eager for union with him, but trudging haltingly alongside the dusty paths of this international. It additionally expresses the longing, not just for God and for his everlasting gladness, but in addition to attract close to in compassion to the soreness and discomfort of the world.
But principally it a joyous witness to the drink which God has given, and which he yearns to provide ever extra deeply, to every people. this can be the main appealing fact: not just can we thirst for God, yet he thirsts infinitely extra for us, ardently aspiring to fulfill our thirsty hearts and to fill us together with his countless joy.
These meditations are meant to talk extra to the guts than to the brain, to interact the mind's eye and the feelings, to evoke the key wishes hidden within the soul. What you can find here's extra a ebook of prayers than a treatise of any kind--a publication meant to permit God to arrive out extra deeply to the touch the guts with the affection and intimacy that by myself can totally fulfill it.
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