Begin from behind. Read “Gathered Thoughts” first.
Exercise: What questions come to mind? Make a list.
Next, move on to “The Character of Brother Lawrence.”
Exercise: Write a min-biography of brother Lawrence in your own words.
Third, read the letters, one at a sitting.
Exercise: After each letter, write your own letter, to God, to Brother Lawrence, or to a trusted friend.
Finally, read “The Conversations.”
---------Read more about Brother Lawrence at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brother_Lawrence