Brother Lawrence Quotation

Here is a quotation of Brother Lawrence, author of The Practice of the Presence of God,

“Men (and women) invent means and methods of coming at God’s love, they learn rules and set up devices to remind them of that love, and it seems like a world of trouble to bring oneself into the consciousness of God’s presence. Yet it might be so simple. Is it not quicker and easier just to do our common business wholly for the love of him?”

God is into shaping people/hearts, not in the business of mass producing. (Ortberg paraphrased)

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