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Hailed as Christianity's second bestseller, The Imitation of Christ by Thomas Kempis is made accessible to the modern reader in condensed and accessible form. This attractively redesigned edition of True Serenity presents the wisdom of Kempiss fifteenth-century classic in a months worth of daily devotions.
Paperback, 105 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by Ave Maria Press
(first published 2009)
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more excellent daily capsules of reminders of how to stay gracefully connected to the source of life. always a good idea to start the morning with a small reading that recollects us to our best selves and our source of goodness. the harsher life presents itself, the more books of this nature can serve us.
Thomas Hammerken (or Hammerlein -- both mean "little hammer") / Thomas de Kempis / Thomas Hamerken von Kempen was born at Kempen (hence the "A Kempis") in the duchy of Cleves in Germany around 1380. He was educated by a religious order called the Brethren of the Common Life, and in due course joined the order, was ordained a priest, became sub-prior of his house (in the low Countries), and died 25 ...more
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