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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Laubach’s insight came from his experiments in prayer detailed in a collection of his letters published under the title, Letters by a Modern Mystic.

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It changed his life and the lives that he served because of this mentality. I would staple those pages together and go directly to Laubach’s letters. There is an online version, but I laubachh like this little pocket book that includes The Game with Minutes too. Must there not be periods when other things push God out?

Letters by a Modern Mystic

Every minute if I can manage. You might be “so heavenly minded that you’d be no earthly good,” I’ve heard it said. Out of his loneliness, living among wild tribes, this method came to him. First, to be like Jesus. Deeper Experiences of Famous Christians. I also understand his awe of nature vistas, such as sunsets.


That also might be worth checking out. Many of those who have written about him say little about his spiritual side, and obviously do not know what to make of it. I felt that Laubach challenged you to seek God 24 hours a day. Letters by a Modern Mystic.

I am still under the spell of that hush and of that sunset. The passages in this book touched me in so many different ways as it opened my eyes to this amazing possibility.

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Yet with each failure, Laubach reminds us that each minute brings the opportunity myystic start modeern again. You’ll want to read this over and over again, and give it as a gift – just as Laubach gave it as a gift to all of us. So I will put something simpler and more attainable: The pamphlet extolled the virtues of a life lived with unceasing focus on God. Tozer The Pursuit of God by A.

But I am changing my view. In this way Christians can attempt the attitude of constant prayer spoken of in the “Book of Colossians”.

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What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? But in 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? Perhaps someday I’ll publish it too: Read about the remarkable results! It became my passion and something in which to strive because “In Your presence is fullness of joy and pleasures forever” Psalm Laubach underwent the experiment of putting God before his mind every moment.


We used to sing a song in the church in Benton which I liked, but which I never really practiced until now. I feel closer to God and lrtters more aware of His presence throughout the day. Yet, being the emotional self that I am, it has always been difficult.

I let my tongue go loose and from it there flowed poetry far more beautiful than any I ever trank. Second, to respond to God as a violin responds to the bow of the master.

Dispatched from the UK in 5 business days When will my order arrive? He wasn’t merely keeping God in his thoughts. I enjoyed the passion with which the author wrote in the letters in the first half of the book. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

Why not begin now? Why had I never read him?