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Like The Way, Furrow is the fruit of St. Josemaría’s rich interior life and extensive experience as a pastor. Aphoristic and perfect for meditation, Furrow was written in order to encourage and ease personal prayer. These 1000 points for spiritual reflection are directed toward the whole human person: body and soul, nature and grace. With the skillful hand of an experience ...more
Paperback, 468 pages
Published January 1st 1992 by Scepter Publishing (first published 1986)
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Jonathan Widell
I can't see any big difference with Josemaría Escrivá's most famous work The Way, which was another collection of little nuggets of insightful pastoral advice. Josemaría was of course the founder of the famous Roman Catholic institution, Opus Dei. The taste for Josemaría Escrivá comes with age, I guess. It is only recently that I have begun to appreciate his writings, which crystallize his long and rich experience in pastoral counselling, which in turn reflects his own long and rich life. What c ...more
Brilliant and brief insights into the meaning of life. I refer to this often for inspiration and guidance.
Erick Hanson
The words of St. Josemaria Escriva are words to live by.
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St. Josemaría Escrivá was born in Barbastro, Spain, on January 9, 1902. He had one older sister, Carmen (1899-1957); three younger sisters who died very young; and a younger brother, Santiago (1919-1994). His parents, José and Dolores, brought up their children with a devout Catholic faith.

Josemaría’s father’s textile business failed in 1915, so the family relocated to Logroño, where José found ot
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