Carretto responded by leaving for North Africa, where he joined the Little Brothers Among the fruits of Brother Carlo’s response to his calling is Letters from the. But in the desert, he found answers to universal questions that each of us must face. From Carlo Carretto, Letters in the Desert, Orbis Books. Carretto responded by leaving for North Africa, where he joined the Little Among the fruits of Brother Carlo’s response was Letters from the Desert, the first and.

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Eckhard Gerdes rated it it was amazing Aug 28, Amanda rated it really liked it Nov 18, Still, the book does not leave the reader with a feeling of hopeless frustration.

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Paperback grom, pages. May 26, Jackie Bolen rated it it was amazing. A few ideas matured in solitude and taking shape around an activity which has been, dseert any doubt, the greatest gift that the Sahara has given me: He narrates his experience as he lived among the poorest in the desert area of North Africa.

He never ducks out of making clear the arduous, demanding nature of the journey, and the fact that in the end it will require the giving of all of self in a relationship of love.


Be the first to ask a question about Letters from the Desert. I don’t suppose the letfers ” prayer ” appears in the whole book; it nonetheless could have been written only by a man deep in the spirit of Christ, i.

It is short but deep enough to require several rereads. Jan 24, booklady rated it really liked it Recommended to booklady by: My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Rose Mary Hancock Translator. I felt he didn’t develop his thoughts quite far enough but I enjoyed it. Feb 14, Martyn rated it really liked it. Who Guides the World? From that successful career he entered a life of poverty and ffrom, living and working alongside people of the Saharan tribes.

View freely available titles: Orbis Books- Religion – pages. A Speculative Quarterly Review. Thanks for telling us about the problem. All this is aggravated by the exploitation of the developed countries, but the solution is not now to banish the industrial sophisticated countries from the underdeveloped ones.

These three books represent fairly well the kind of help Maryknoll’s Orbis Books are offering these days. After a while he began to jot down things. Not sure if I agree with him on every point, but he writes about faith so beautifully and simply.

Letters from the Desert

This is sort of a spiritual autobiography. Or of the dictator who breathes in the incense due only to God.

Gheddo hates easy slogans and quick put downs. Letters from the Desert by Carlo Carretto, and: Quotes from Letters from the The God of the Impossible. If change is not what you’re looking for Dec 31, Roy Petitfils rated it it was carrwtto. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Contact Contact Us Help. Anyone interested in a silent God!


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Joan rated it liked it Nov 12, This most insidious form of egotism even uses piety and prayer for its own gain. Oh You Who Pass.

Purification of the Spirit. Carlo Carretto left behind his native Italy to live in the Sahara desert as a monk. He shares moments of reflection during his time in the Sahara Desert where he went at about the age or 40 and joined the Little Brothers where he embraced the life of Charles de Foucauld.

Autobiographical account of Carlo Carretto’s decision to lftters desert hermitage founded by Charles de Foucauld. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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