Prayers by the Lake

Prayers by the Lake

Prayers by the Lake From the foreword by Metropolitan IRINEY T he hundred Prayers by the Lake were penned in as Bishop Nikolai gazed over the azure waters from his picturesque monastery on the shore of Lake Ohrid in

  • Title: Prayers by the Lake
  • Author: Nikolaj Velimirović
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 454
  • Format: Paperback
  • From the foreword by Metropolitan IRINEY T he hundred Prayers by the Lake were penned in 1922 as Bishop Nikolai gazed over the azure waters from his picturesque monastery on the shore of Lake Ohrid in southern Yugoslavia These prayers were destined to become one of Bishop Nikolai s most popular and deeply loved works, and when they first appeared in print they weFrom the foreword by Metropolitan IRINEY T he hundred Prayers by the Lake were penned in 1922 as Bishop Nikolai gazed over the azure waters from his picturesque monastery on the shore of Lake Ohrid in southern Yugoslavia These prayers were destined to become one of Bishop Nikolai s most popular and deeply loved works, and when they first appeared in print they were greeted with exceptional enthusiasm as is evidenced by the initial review of the book by Fr Justin Popovich at that time translated and published in this volume The prayers contained in this volume are than simple supplications to God by Bishop Nikolai They are philosophical and theological explorations of the relationships between eternity and time, heaven and earth, life and death, reality and illusion, Creator and creation, God and man.

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    We are glad you are enjoying this wonderful book. We are the monks (of Holy Cross Monastery) who translated it into English.

    This is a treasure, one of my favorite books ever. The truth of the ancient Christian faith, up to the minute from a recently glorified saint. St. Nikolai is wise to all manner of modern topics and drops them directly, effortlessly into the context of the ancient church and points directly to true north.My words fail. St. Nikolai's inspired words succeed in pointing us to God in profound ways.

    A beautiful and intensely insightful book, encouraging the looking at oneself through the lens of ones surroundings. A tool for deep contemplations. Organic, and inspiring. Externalizing self, so that self can be re-written by the grace of Christ, and the inner workings of the Holy Spirit. A vast treasure.

    This is probably in my top three favourite books of all time. Every human being should read this masterpiece. St. Nikolai Velimirovich, pray to God for us!

    I acquired my copy of "Prayers by the Lake" many years ago, with the intent of reading a chapter each evening before retiring. During the course of several moves, the book was set aside, and only recently did I resume reading it, nearly every evening, until it was completed.I would call this collection of 100 readings, written at Lake Ohrid in 1921-1922, more than "prayers." They are sublime poetry, and quite often prophetic in nature. I won't pretend to understand even half of what I devoured, [...]

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