March 31, 2008

This is Driving Me Crazy

Does anyone know the name of the monk who lived a couple hundred years ago and worked in the kitchen of his monastery? He wanted to do great works for God, but he was assigned the kitchen. He at first resented the work, but then he came to realize that his work in the kitchen was his great work for God. He wrote reflections on work and doing any task, no matter how small, for God. I've been trying to find what he wrote, but I can't remember his name. So if anyone out there knows his name, please tell me! I've been trying for the past week to remember where I read about him, and I can't remember for the life of me.


  1. The book is called Practice of the Presence of God. It was written by Brother Lawrence. It is a very short book. You can download it and read it for free here - (This site Christian Classics Ethereal Library is free to sign up to read this and other Christian Classics).


  3. good book. I've read it like 3 times.


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