The Way Of The Cross
"The Way of the Cross is a glorious meditative journey in which readers are led to meet themselves through re-experiencing the Passion of Christ. Each of the 14 meditations concludes with an original prayer. This revised edition is enhanced by 14 of the author's own powerful line drawings.
Paperback, 115 pages
Published January 1st 2004 by Liguori Publications
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I didn’t agree 100% with all of the theological aspects of this book, but then, being Protestant, I didn’t expect to. I borrowed this book wanting a Lenten devotional, and I got that and more. I am not alone in thinking that familiarity with Christ’s passion is important; apparently, early Jesuits would develop meditation schedules which set aside several hours for imagining, as clearly as possible, Jesus’ suffering. I assume that the point of this was not only to establish empathy for Christ’s...more
Apr 08, 2012 booklady rated it 4 of 5 stars
Read a chapter or two each night leading up to Good Friday. Each chapter contains a reflection on that particular Station of the Cross followed by a beautiful prayer. Highly recommended as a Lenten read!
Caryll Houselander (1901-1954) was a British Roman Catholic laywoman; a mystic, writer, artist, visionary and healer. Born in London in 1901, Caryll was the second of two daughters born to Willmott and Gertrude (nee Provis) Houselander. Her first book, This War is the Passion, written during World War II, launched her prolific writing career. Houselander's talents included painting and many woodca...moreMore about Caryll Houselander...