I have read both of Fr. Laird's books on Contemplative Prayer and both are excellent as far as his teaching as well as inspiration regarding this important gift of Christian... Read morePublished 1 month ago by W. Byrd
Again superb!!!!!! Can't say anymore, it's just superb!!!!!!!Published 1 month ago by marlene telford
Please refer to my other review on The Modern Christian Mystic: Finding the Unitive Presence of God. Read morePublished 4 months ago by G. Gurney
My meditation / book group is using this book, as we did the previous Lair book. He is terrific. Concise, readable, encouraging, hopeful, good examples.Published 4 months ago by Amy Ryberg
Gently insightful, quiet in tone, thoroughly researched, this book takes readers still further into silence, awareness and contemplation than the preceding book, "Into the... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Dougal Fraser
Beautifully written....every sentence is a veritable feast for the mystic soul.....for those who who long for a deeper more contemplative life that is illuminated from within.Published 10 months ago by J. Selmer-larsen
I was challenged and encouraged by Laird's previous book in this genre': Into the Silent Land.
This was a very enjoyable follow-up.
Martin Laird discusses the finer points of contemplation using many examples drawn from educating students and directing silent retreats. Read morePublished 12 months ago by christian gohl
I loved this book by Fr. Martin. In it, he describes the 2 dynamics of contemplative practice as both deepening concentration and expanding awareness. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Freda