By Walter J. Ciszek Sj
Captured via a Russian military in the course of international warfare II and convicted of being a “Vatican spy,” Jesuit Father Walter J. Ciszek spent a few 23 agonizing years in Soviet prisons and the exertions camps of Siberia. He the following recollects the way it was once simply via an utter reliance on God’s will that he controlled to undergo. He tells of the braveness he present in prayer—a braveness that eased the loneliness, the ache, the disappointment, the suffering, the fears, the melancholy. For, as Ciszek relates, the solace of religious contemplation gave him an internal serenity upon which he was once in a position to draw amidst the “arrogance of evil” that surrounded him. studying to just accept even the inhuman paintings of toiling within the notorious Siberian salt mines as a hard work exciting to God, he used to be capable of flip the opposed forces of situation right into a resource of optimistic price and a way of drawing towards the compassionate and never-forsaking Divine Spirit.
He Leadeth Me is a e-book to encourage all Christians to larger religion and belief in God—even of their darkest hour. For, because the writer asks, “What can finally hassle the soul that accepts each second of each day as a present from the fingers of God and strives continually to do his will?”
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