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Short but strong in faith. The words of Brother Lawrence do a fine job of demonstrating an exemplary faith. The Practice of the Presence of God, with it's zen-like approach, should be regular reading for believers in need of a pick-me-up.
Brother Lawrence was born Nicolas Herman in Hériménil, near Lunéville in the region of Lorraine, located in modern day eastern France and as a young man went into the army due to his poverty. At the age of 18 he received what he felt was a revelation of the providence and power of God. He went on to fight in the Thirty Years' War and later served as a valet, but within six years joined the ...moreMore about Brother Lawrence...