Called to Life




      Called to Life
Originally published as Appelaes aa la vie Tchokengtitiktitikchokeng verso Read Called to Life – heartforum.co.uk

Jacques Philippe was born into a Christian family on March 12, 1947 in Lorraine, France After studying mathematics in college, he spent several years teaching and doing scientific research In 1976, he met the then recently founded Community of the Beatitudes and answered the Lord s call to follow Him through this vocation see below forinformation on the Community of the Beatitudes He then spent several years in Jerusalem and Nazareth immersing himself in the study of Hebrew and the Jewish roots of Christianity In 1981, he traveled to Rome to study theology and canon law and also began his work as a spiritual director, working in the formation of priests and seminarians of the Community In 1994, he returned to France, where he assumed various responsibilities including spiritual direction, the development of training in the Community, and participation in its General Council He has also preached retreats regularly in France and abroad and has consolidated his principal retreat themes into five books on spirituality In recent years, he has devoted himself primarily to spiritual direction, preaching retreats, and working for the development of the Community in Asia and Oceania, where he travels frequently.

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      Called to Life
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  • Paperback
  • 117 pages
  • Called to Life
  • Jacques Philippe
  • English
  • 13 May 2017
  • 159417069X

10 thoughts on “ Called to Life

  1. JoAnna says:

    The fact that we do exist is a response of a sort, but we are invited to continue responding through life All God s calls resemble this first one in that they draw us out of nothingness, out of meaninglessness, out of isolation, in order to make usfully alive 16 The best spiritual reading often comes in small packages, but still packs a punch Jacques Philippes Called to Life is no exception After getting bogged down with spiritual reading than was deeply theological, this little The fact that we do exist is a response of a sort, but we are ...

  2. booklady says:

    This is a book about our many calls and callings, the term meaning to name or designate, and to invite These meanings are joined in the mystery of Christ beginning with the call to live expressed in creation already, a call in Christ, followed by our baptismal call to follow and serve Him throughout life Other calls, according to the author, Jacques Philippe, include specific interventions in one s life through Scripture, life s events, the movements of the Spirit, and the various media of This is a book about our many calls and callings, the term meaning to name or designate, and to invite These meanings are joined in the mystery of Christ beginning with the call to live expressed in creation a...

  3. Karin says:

    This is a beautiful little book helpful in living the spiritual life Fr Philippe demonstrates how God calls us to live our vocation to and in life, that every instance is a call to life I love the chapter on how God calls us through Scripture, u...

  4. Emily says:

    A great litle book about finding your vocation and how to deepen your relationship with God I found the section of lectio divina most helpful

  5. Joe says:

    Like others have said great little book, like a basic intro to the spiritual life though Great explanation of election divino.

  6. Lara says:

    Beautiful little book an intro to the spiritual life Excellent and practical discussion of lectio divina concludes.

  7. Kyle says:

    Not nearly as good as Time for God but a quick worthy read I may revisit to see if it applies differently in the future.

  8. Jana says:

    Similar to his other books, Phillipe s Called to Life , takes an spiritual truth here it is how God s call reaches us and expounds upon it in a succinct and simple manner Those parts which stuck out to me as stellar hadto do with my own spiritual disposition than any extraord...

  9. Pablo Galiana says:

    El libro muestra la existencia cristiana desde la perspectiva de las constantes llamadas de Dios Dios llama en la oraci n, a trav s del Evangelio, en las contrariedades, en la enfermedad o en cualquiera de las circunstancias de la vida La fe...

  10. ♥ Ibrahim ♥ says:

    The book felt like a a little paper that a student had to turn in for Systematic Theology class I found it absolutely boring and I lost all patience I could not finish.

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