Steps Along the Way: A Spiritual Autobiography
In his latest book, Diogenes Allen recounts his search for the Providence of God. His journey includes reflections on the evolving role of faith in the world; an exploration of the anguished and eloquent poetry of George Herbert; a reading of the messages of love, duty, and forgiveness in the stories of Joseph and his brothers and the Prodigal Son; and, finally, a single, but moving, tracing of his own regrets and joys as a person of faith.
Whether recounting a simple excursion or unraveling a complex poem, Diogenes Allen shows us the pain of loss, the wellsprings of joy, and the power of a deep and lovingly cultivated faith.
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Happy are the people whose strength is in you
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