Letters by a Modern Mystic has ratings and 46 reviews. Matthew said: For several years, I’d been searching for a copy of Frank Laubach’s Letters by a. Frank Laubach’s Letters by a Modern Mystic. From: Christian Spirituality, edited by Frank Magill and Ian McGreal, (San Francisco: Harper and Row, , pp. Excerpts from Frank Laubach’s Letters by a Modern Mystic in which describes his attempt to live in continuous inner conversation with God — what he called The.

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Must there not be periods when other things push God out? It instilled a desire in me to grow closer to God, perhaps not through the same means, but a desire none-the-less. I do not invite anybody else to follow this arduous path. The Game With Minutes. I marvel at the prayer experiences of Frank Laubach. His personal contacts with President Truman were thought to be partly responsible for “point four” in Truman’s inaugural address ofsponsoring mystlc “bold new program Customers who bought this item also bought.

Undeterred, he began to try living all his waking moments in “conscious listening to the inner voice, asking without ceasing, ‘What, Father, do you desire said? I choose to make the rest of my life an experiment in answering this question.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. One launach his most widely influential devotional works was a pamphlet entitled “The Game with Minutes. I only know He did and I am happy in the memory. He knew this relation in a way that did not bear many of the external trappings conventionally associated with spirituality.


Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. The passages in this book touched me in so bby different ways as it opened my eyes to this amazing possibility. Laubach’s response to this issue should be fully quoted, for it gives us the heart of his understanding of the constant conscious hold on God.

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And Lxubach talked back! He is 1 of 3 who has written about doing this. During his last thirty years Laubach was an international presence in literacy, religious, and governmental circles. It is that important of a book, and paired with The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence, it is that much more powerful! Reflecting upon the results of two months of strenuous effort to laubacj God in mind every minute, he exclaims: Interestingly, he calls it a game.

Because of Laubach’s immense involvement with worldwide social problems, he came to be generally known for his work, not for his inner life.

His commitment to live in constant conscious communion with the Father not only transformed him personally but also permitted him to make a significant impact on illiteracy in the world, a work that continues today through ProLiteracy Worldwide, an organization he helped establish.

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Yesterday and today I have ketters a new adventure, which is not easy to express. Forty-seven pages that pack a serious punch. In the most subtle passage in these letters — so far as the “mechanisms” of holding God before the mind are concerned — Laubach deals with the question of whether it is possible to have contact with God all the time.


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This guy runs an experiment where he tries to keep in constant contact with God. Anyone who wants to actively love God all the time can do this.

So my problem is this: Frank Laubach, Friend to Millions. Yet with each failure, Laubach reminds us that each minute brings the opportunity to start fresh again. Recently, however, a friend had discovered that they had been republished, and I quickly ordered one. He also did not live a monastic existence as Brother Lawrence did. There’s something rather ironic about that, given that Laubach was the “Apostle to the Illiterates” By the end of Januaryand with much still to learn about his method, he had gained a sense of being carried along by God through the hours, of cooperation with God in little things, which he had never felt before.

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. I feel closer to God and am more aware of His presence throughout the day.

Power Through Lauvach by E. The Game of Minutes at the end was great and had some really great suggestions to continually abide in God.