Book Review: Intimacy in Prayer: Wisdom from Bernard of Clairvaux

What does it mean when you Reblog yourself? Is it considered lazy? Phoning it in? Or is it simply re-celebrating a great Doctor of the Church – St. Bernard of Clairveaux who you remembered *on your way to the office, praying the Office* you wrote about sometime ago – and thought #forthewin.

Yes, just that. Happy feast!

Filling My Prayer Closet

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Title:Β Intimacy in Prayer: Wisdom from Bernard of Clairvaux
Author: St. Bernard of Clairvaux
Page Count: 91
Current Price: $7.95 (for this GEM of a book?!)

This book is written in such a way that you can easily marinate in the two page breaks for a week at least. This means that it’s a classic for sure and I will be referring to it often. When looking for a book to read I thought for sure that this would be a beautiful journey within a journey to be closer to our Lord. While this book certainly achieved that initial goal, it brought about something else: Intimacy in my marriage as well. Don’t get me wrong, my husband and I are very close, but the passages and reflections on the Songs of Songs within this book are quite powerful and easy to apply to those already close relationships…

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2 thoughts on “Book Review: Intimacy in Prayer: Wisdom from Bernard of Clairvaux

  1. If I could reblog myself. I SO SO SO SO would.

    Actually, I may look into that now.

    Anyway, about the book: I love books that I can marinate in for awhile, but I rarely pick them up anymore. Isn’t that sad? It’s like I think I don’t have time to marinate. Sigh.

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