Walking on Sunshine

Ilia Delio OSF – Clare of Assisi – 2009/TBR

The Back of the Book: Clare of Assisi:  A Heart Full of Love explores Clare’s deep desire to live the gospel life, more precisely, her desire for all of us to reflect on Christ and his crucifixion in order to see our own strengths and weaknesses, and most importantly, our capacity to love.  Ilia Delio illustrates how Clare, through her life, her writings, letters, prayer and example, is truly a mystic who helped generations of Catholics clearly see how Christ took on human flesh, not just to suffer and die for us, but to help us all in turn reflect back the face of Christ to the world.

Why (and how) I got this book: I’m considering choosing ‘Clare’ as my Confirmation Name and so this is one of a number of books I’ve purchased which are about her.

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