In The Cry of the Deer, David Adam, one of the leading exponents of the revival of Celtic Christian spirituality offers a series of meditations based on the eternal certainties of the Christian faith, as acclaimed in the hymn of St Patrick known as The Deer’s Cry or St Patrick's Breastplate. To facilitate meditation and absorption of the message, the author provides at the end of each chapter, practical exercises affirming the presence of God—“. . . an eternal fact. He never leaves us alone or forsakes us.”
The meditations and prayer exercises are designed to help us experience faith, not merely as a set of religious beliefs but as a vital, dynamic relationship with God which touches every aspect of our lives.
You’ll find The Cry of the Deer deeply moving, an excellent resource for those who wish to put into practice a spirituality that is grounded in Christian faith. . . . Take the Message home, pray the Prayer, believe in God’s Presence and be refreshed, renewed, and restored!!!
About the Author:
David Adam, one of the best-loved figures in Celtic spirituality, was born in Alnwick, Northumberland. When he left school at 15, he went to work underground in the coal mines for three years before training for the ministry at Kelham Theological College. The author of many successful books, he was vicar of Danby-Castleton-Commondale in North Yorkshire and Holy Island, Lindisfarne. He is now retired, but continues to lecture, speak and guide as a spiritual director.