Online book entitled Abandonment to Divine Providence by Fr Jean-Pierre de Caussade, SJ. Abandonment to Divine Providence. With Letters of Father de Caussade on the Practice of Self-Abandonment. By: Jean-Pierre De Caussade. Jean Pierre de Caussade (7 March – 8 December ) was a French Jesuit priest and writer. He is especially known for the work ascribed to him, Abandonment to Divine Providence, and also his work with the Nuns of the.

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Summary Incarnation Miracles Redemption Resurrection. Each saint receives a share in this divine life, and in each, Jesus Christ is different, although the same in Himself. A more authoritative version of these notes was published only in Site Navigation Home Our Faith.

The finding of the divine action in all that occurs at each moment, in and around us, is true science, a continuous revelation of truth, and an unceasingly renewed intercourse with God. Sanctity, then, consists in willing all that God wills for us. S9 Sanctity Made Easy. S8 God Reigns in a Pure Heart. Soul of Saint Elizabeth Seton. That is the message of this 18th-century inspirational classic by Jean-Pierre de Caussade.

The inordinate love of our own excellence would carry us to as high a flight as Lucifer, but only like him, to fall into the abyss of pride. On the virtue of abandonment to Divine Providence. This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat May Learn how and when to remove this template message. S3 The Generosity of God. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. The Holy Spirit, who arranges all the pieces on the board of life, will, by this fruitful and continual presence of His action, say at the hour of death, “fiat lux,” “let there be light” Gen.

What could be more easy, and who could refuse to love a will cuassade kind and so good? The cheeks of the spouse are compared to beds of flowers, to gardens filled with fragrant blossoms. You excite its compassion; it is answering God when you think it is speaking to you: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


S12 The Divine Word our Model. Often it imagines that the modesty of the simple soul is a mark of appreciation for itself; when, all the time, it is only a sign of that loving fear of God and of His holy will as shown to it in the person of the proud. Now this fidelity is equally within each one’s power whether in its active practice, or passive exercise.

S1 The life of God in the soul.

They are before God like a perfectly woven fabric with a clear surface; and neither think, nor seek to know what God will be pleased to trace thereon, because they have confidence in Him, they abandon themselves to Him, and, entirely absorbed by their duty, they think not of themselves, nor of what may be necessary for them, nor of how to obtain it.

S12 The Triumph of Humility. This is not an ‘official’ site but submits in all things to the Holy See. All that takes place within us, around us, or through us, contains and conceals His divine action. I consecrate this day entirely to Your love and to Your greater glory.

Abandonment to Divine Providence

In this the soul is light as a feather, liquid as water, simple as a child, active as a ball in receiving and following all the inspirations of grace. S5 The Common Way of all Souls.

Jean-Pierre De Caussade S. Description Editorial Reviews Author Biography Customer Reviews God is to be found in the simplest of our daily activities and especially through total surrender to whatever is His will for each of us. He Spoke to Us. The soul of Jesus Christ received these directions at every moment, and acted upon them externally. The divine action is the gardener, admirably arranging the flower beds.

Abandonment to Divine Providence

S6 Submission a Free Gift to God. The life of each saint is ti life of Jesus Christ; it is a new gospel. Retrieved from ” https: This garden resembles no other, for among all the flowers there are no two alike, or that can be described as being of the same species, except in the fidelity with which they respond to the action of the Creator, in leaving Him free to do as He pleases, and, on their side, obeying the laws imposed on them by their nature.


S2 The Pains and Consolations of Abandonment. He abanonment spiritual director to the Nuns of the Visitation in Nancy, Francefrom to S7 Conviction of Weakness. S3 How to Discover what is the Will of God. Be the first to submit a review on this product!

He reveals that it is not extraordinary feats that God expects for our growth in holiness, but rather heroic attention to every detail in our lives and humble acceptance of our daily lot in life as coming from His hand.

It is a rejoicing with the Spouse, not in secret, nor by stealth, in the cellar, or the vineyard, but openly, and in public, without any human respect. It is, possibly, with this view that God permits all these troublesome and trying imaginations.

Therefore the more you take a high tone, the lower you become in its estimation; and when you think to take it by surprise, it surprises you.

S1 Confidence in God. All creatures, good or evil, reveal Him to it. As this takes any form according to the mould into which it is poured, so these souls are pliant and easily receptive of any form that God chooses to give them.