Talk to the Discalced Carmelites, Boars Hill, Oxford, England. A historical perspective. Monasticism to Mendicants and back to Contemplation
The present moment is always full of infinite treasures. It contains far more than you have the capacity to hold. De Caussade
Progress in the Spiritual Life is rather like trying to walk up a downward escalator. The moment you stop going forward is the moment when you start going backwards.
An experience of human love whilst awaiting a train at Waterloo station gave David hope when he was beginning to think everything seemed hopeless. It helped inspire his next book – ‘Wisdom from the Christian Mystics.’
A podcast that explains why David has always been ‘banging on about prayer’ since his school days!
This is the final talk David gave at the Church of SS Anselm and Cecilia in London for the Advent of 2014.