Available in English for the first time, this short book is a
powerful introduction to the spiritual wisdom of one of the Churchís
newest saints: Elizabeth of the Trinity.
There was nothing
extraordinary in Elizabeth of the Trinityís life. There were no
ecstasies. She didnít work miracles. She didnít communicate heavenly
messages through visions or words she heard.
presented a message to modern man through her own life of fidelity,
showing us that the true road to contemplative prayer is not an ascent
to grasp God, but a descent into the depths of oneís heart.
teaches us that only by drawing our souls inwardly can we move toward
bold abandonment and achieve immersion in God, thereby connecting our
spiritual lives to the eternal praise of the saints in heaven.
our noisy culture, Elizabeth of the Trinity reminds us of Godís power to
establish in us a profound and peaceful stillness. She reminds us that
that the Trinity is our home, and that God has created us in order to be
united to Christ.
In these pages, Sister Giovanna della Croce
presents a brief and readable introduction to the teachings of Elizabeth
of the Trinity, showing us the truth path to contemplative prayer.
John Paul II considered Elizabeth of the Trinity to be one of the most
influential mystics in his spiritual life. Now you, too, can begin
incorporating in your own spiritual life the mystical wisdom of
Elizabeth of the Trinity.