Online book entitled Abandonment to Divine Providence by Fr Jean-Pierre de Caussade, SJ. Abandonment to Divine Providence. With Letters of Father de Caussade on the Practice of Self-Abandonment. By: Jean-Pierre De Caussade. Jean Pierre de Caussade (7 March – 8 December ) was a French Jesuit priest and writer. He is especially known for the work ascribed to him, Abandonment to Divine Providence, and also his work with the Nuns of the.

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S1 Hidden Operations of God.

Jean Pierre de Caussade – Wikipedia

S4 Abandonment as a Source of Divinne. S5 The Life of Faith. The proud soul despises one in whose sight it is as nothing, who beholds only God in it, and in all its actions.

Be the first to submit a review on this product! This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat The Power of Silence. All that takes place within us, around us, or through us, contains and conceals His divine action. He reveals that it is not extraordinary feats that God expects for our growth in holiness, but rather heroic attention to every detail in our lives and humble acceptance of our daily lot in life as coming from His hand.

And this fidelity is equally within everyone’s capacity in both divone active and passive exercise. S3 The Generosity of God.

It is a fund of peace, of joy, of love, and of satisfaction with God who is seen, known, or rather, believed in, living and operating in the most perfect manner in everything that happens. Add to Cart Add.

The Way of Prayer. It is by the apparent withdrawal of these sensible gifts that He prepares the way for that great gift which is the most precious and the most extensive of all, since it embraces all others. Abandonemnt which have once for all submitted themselves to the divine action, ought to interpret everything favourably. Thanks for telling us about the problem. S3 The Different Duties of Abandonment.


Abandonment to Divine Providence

When we are obsessed in spite of ourselves by these worrying revisions let us be faithful in making a continual sacrifice divin them to the sovereign Master. When God gives Himself thus, all that is divvine becomes wonderful; and it is on this account that nothing seems to be so, because this way is, in itself, extraordinary.

It is the beginning of eternal happiness not yet perfectly realised and tasted, except in an incomplete and hidden manner.

He is especially known for the work providece to him, Abandonment to Divine Providenceand also his work with the Nuns of the Visitation in Nancy, France. It is the heart that must be changed. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

It is a rejoicing with the Spouse, not in secret, nor by stealth, in the cellar, or the vineyard, but openly, and in public, without any human respect. Profit by them then, and God will bless you. You will acquire a treasure of virtue and merit for Heaven, providencr a submission and abandonment which will enable you to make more progress in the ways of God than any other practice of piety.

Jean-Pierre De Caussade, S. Site Navigation Home Our Faith. Return to Book Page. In a word, their disposition resembles the atmosphere, which is affected by every breeze; or water, which flows into any shaped vessel exactly filling every crevice.

Sufficient for the day is the evil thereof. S1 The life of God in the soul. In reality sanctity can be reduced to one single practice, fidelity to the duties appointed by God.


Views Read Edit View history. Into Your Hands, Father. Therefore, from henceforth, I renounce my own will to follow Yours in all things; dispose of me, Oh my God, according to Your good will and pleasure. S6 Submission a Free Divne to God. You excite its compassion; it is answering God when you think it is speaking to you: He Spoke to Us.

Jean Pierre de Caussade

S2 The Pains and Consolations of Abandonment. S4 The Revelations of God. Forgot password or Username? That is the message of this 18th-century inspirational classic by Jean-Pierre de Caussade. God is to be found in the simplest of our daily activities and especially through total surrender to whatever is His will for each of us.

Abandonment; or, Absolute Surrender to Divine Providence by Jean Pierre de Caussade – Free Ebook

S5 The Common Way of all Souls. S2 Diversity of Grace. S7 Divine Favours Offered to All. Its nature and excellence.

Other Editions and Formats. Such souls have no more consistence and rigidity than molten metal. Instead of looking upon his condition as ruin, he called it the name of God and by blessing it he protested that the divine will under whatever name or form it might appear, even though expressed by the most terrible catastrophes, was holy.

He also served as the rector of two colleges, and as spiritual director for a Jesuit house.