When Elizabeth Leseur’s husband, Felix — an avowed atheist — discovered this diary, he converted and later answered God’s call to become a. Elisabeth and Felix Leseur in Elisabeth and Me (). By the time this volume appears, I shall have left the world, and entered the seminary. My beloved. The Secret Diary of Elisabeth Leseur: The Woman Whose Goodness Changed Her Husband from Atheist to Priest [Elisabeth Leseur] on *FREE*.

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He was ordained a priest in and spent much of his remaining 27 years publicly speaking about his wife’s spiritual writings. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Discover new books on Goodreads. When Felix began to attack her, she was able to defend herself and her faith. Le Cardinal Amette 0. In Fulton J. Pearls of wisdom on every page. She had always quietly performed charitable works.

Her life is a powerful testimony to how God works with and in a life- both hers and her husband’s.

Elisabeth Leseur (Author of The Secret Diary of Elisabeth Leseur)

Her admonition to be as educated as possible I understand. Two bullet points on how this book has been super helpful thus far: Dec 21, Kathleen rated it elisabsth it. Every once in a while, there was something really kind of good, but mostly it was the same thing over and over: They entertained often and the guests were invariably his atheistic friends.

Michelle rated it it was amazing Oct 05, Teresa flisabeth Avila, St.

Jan 21, Karin rated it really liked it. Why do we wait to be rich before giving?

Divorce-proof your Marriage by Emulating Servant of God Elisabeth Leseur

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Christopher Grodecki rated it it was amazing Jul 08, One would simply believe and accept that faith is a part of the total package when you get married.

One would simply believe and accept that faith is When you think of marriage, you know that it’s going to be a memorable journey, despite the fact that it will naturally be peppered with its ups and downs.

Conversely, because of Felix’s atheistic stance toward religion and Catholicism in particular, he was a mean-spirited bully, and he forcefully yet consistently willed himself to try to extinguish the flame of love that his wife had for God. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Nicole rated it liked it Apr 29, CatholicismReligionSpirituality. Retrieved from ” https: Couples practice their faith according to their needs, desires or even not at all. At the end of her life, when her diary was read by her husband and he realized what she sacrificed on his behalf, it propelled him to enter religious life, just as his wife had predicted some years earlier when he would become a widower.

Is not the gift of ourselves better than money, and is there a day or even an hour in which we could not give a tear or a smile to someone who is suffering? It is rare to find a book of such vital import that it changes one’s life. I feel bad only giving this book two stars. This is a great spiritual guide for eliisabeth laywoman.

This is a beautiful book and incredibly moving.

Divorce-proof your Marriage by Emulating Servant of God Elisabeth Leseur

It is an excellent model for those that elisaveth the believing spouse, unevenly yoked with an unbeliever. ShepherdsDelight rated it really liked it Aug 31, Lists with This Book. Refresh and try again. She was concerned about the “poor” or the “least,” but her deteriorating health restricted her ability to respond to this concern. And she did it to the hilt. So, while they personally renounced wealth and led holy lives, they also had the wherewithal to conspicuously do great good for the poor, the sick and the orphaned.

For me, I derived much insight from the small pamphlet titled: Your contribution would be a great gift to those who cannot afford to support our mission financially, but who find Aleteia to be a daily source of inspiration. But the journal kept by Elisabeth Leseur is surely one of the most compelling books I have read in many years. He doesn’t seem like the sort of person who would have given her credit while alive. Aleteia offers you this space to comment on articles.

There was also some practical lessons to learn from her as well. Jun 08, Heather rated it liked it. Her husband ‘reverted’ after her death and went on to become a Dominican priest, travelling around Europe to promulgate Elisabeth’s wisdom as documented in this diary.