Engage DISCUSSION BOARD 1
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In the text “The Practice of the Presence of God” by Brother Lawrence the following statement is made:
“Brother Lawrence declared that he felt much closer to God in his day-to-day activities than most people ever believe to be possible. The worst trial he could imagine was losing his sense of God’s presence, which had been with him for so long a time. But his confidence in God’s goodness made him certain that He would never leave him…”
DISCUSSION QUESTION: What is your reaction to this kind of statement? How did it make you feel when you first read this statement?
Discussion and student interaction is welcome. (Each student is to initiate at least one response.)