By Maureen McCabe
As founding abbot of Clairvaux, Bernard's giftedness and common sense made him an often-sought source through either church and secular powers, and in that ability, he was once occasionally pleasant and infrequently dismaying to people who encountered him.
But in terms of prayer, says Maureen F. McCabe, OCSO, Bernard can purely pride. somebody who provides him an opportunity will notice teachings jam-packed with unction and non secular discernment. He attracts us to continuous prayer via an unshakable self assurance within the person who believes in our means to like with out limits, it doesn't matter what country we are in or degree we are at. He stirs us to continuous gratitude for and mirrored image upon the mercies of the Lord, in particular in his ardour. Bernard, says mom Maureen, is actually a father—father of the church and father of souls. In I Am the Way, she endeavors especially to permit Bernard's voice to be heard in all its resonance and penetration.
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