Presence, The

Presence, The

A Memoir of Miracles

Medical school dropout, recovered alcoholic and spiritual mountaineer writes about his path to God, personal responsibility and love.


CATEGORIZED IN

Robert Page writes with a special kind of freedom and authority about the development of his relationship with God. In an age dominated by spin, the cult of celebrity, materialism, skepticism and cynicism, he speaks without fear for his professional standing is neither learned academic nor theologian. He is a self-confessed Ordinary Joe whose life has taken some extraordinary turns.

He addresses subjects which have relevance for all of us, whatever our beliefs. They include the acceptance of personal responsibility; why we need to do more than eliminate what is undesirable from our speech and actions; how we must embrace a policy of rigorous self-honesty if we are to progress in our spiritual lives; why we can do no other than to love our neighbor and God exactly as we love ourselves and our many unrecognized encounters with God and His sometimes surprising agents of personal growth.

Learning from experience and cultivating the ability to live with doubt and uncertainty are, for the author, the essential equipment of the spiritual mountaineer.

REVIEWS & ENDORSEMENTS

There is a lot of autobiographical information in this book, but it also contains some profound thoughts that challenge the reader. Robert Page writes in an unusual style, addressing the reader very personally and sharing his story in an honest and open way. ....It is about the overwhelming love of God that this book is really about. Amazing, and a good read. ~ Mary Bartholomew, The Goodbookstall

This slender book offers a wonderful, shattering, enduring and most attractive revelation of the ways of God with a man locked for years in darkness and despair. His account is very earthed, rings true and radiates hope for all. ~ Fr Gerard W.Hughes SJ, Author of God of Surprises, Oh God, why? and other books

It is wisdom and vulnerability such as this that makes people grow, change, and discover their best self. Read THE PRESENCE to be inspired and challenged and comforted! ~ Fr Richard Rohr, O.F.M., Founder of Center for Action & Contemplation, Albuquerque, Author of Simplicity, Everything Belongs and other books

In the journey of surrender, the author unabashedly shares his deep, authentic, and sometimes soul wrenching experiences as a gift of unconditional love for all who choose to read his work. ~ Sister Julian Breitenbach PHJC, Founder of Namaste Center for Holistic Education, La Porte, Indiana

ABOUT THE AUTHOR.
Robert Page
Robert Page As a young man Robert Page tried unsuccessfully to conform to what was expected of him. He failed, dropping unexpectedly out of medical scho...
YOU MIGHT ALSO ENJOY
If You Fall by Karen Darke

If You Fall

Karen Darke

I always thought I'd rather be dead than paralysed: One slip, one moment and everything changes...

Rising in Love by Ram Das Batchelder

Rising in Love

Ram Das Batchelder

Conveys an American’s extraordinary journey of spiritual awakening with the well-known Guru, Amma, “the hugging Saint.”

Son of Karbala by Shaykh Fadhlalla Haeri

Son of Karbala

Shaykh Fadhlalla Haeri

New Jew, The by Sally Friedes

New Jew, The

Sally Friedes

Lapsed Midwestern Catholic girl marries into a New York Jewish family, discovers gefilte fish, synagogue, matriarchal mother-in-law, and Judaism.

Breaking Free by Christopher Lee Power

Breaking Free

Christopher Lee Power

On Juniper Mountain by Angela Locke

On Juniper Mountain

Angela Locke

Leaving her isolated Lake District valley, writer Angela Locke finds herself on a life-changing journey in the Himalayas....

Escaping Gaza by Julie-Anne Sykley, Raed Zanoon

Escaping Gaza

Julie-Anne Sykley
Raed Zanoon

A true, rare, and haunting story about life inside the deadly Gaza Strip, a refugee's daring escape, and hope.

Sucking Up Yellow Jackets by Jeanne Denault

Sucking Up Yellow Jackets

Jeanne Denault

Not being able to grasp what other people are thinking wreaks havoc on a kind child and people around him.

Libya's Unknown Atrocity by Felicity Prazak

Libya's Unknown Atrocity

Felicity Prazak

The true story of one woman's 20-year fight for justice after the death of her husband in Libya.

MORE...
login here
  • SHARE THIS:


  • BOOKS:


join our mailing list submit enquiry login here