This collection of homilies by St. JosemarÃa EscrivÃ¡ helps you develop a strong, lasting friendship with the God who is close to us. St. JosemarÃa gives you a broad picture of the basic human and Christian virtues, so that you can not only follow closely in our Lord's footsteps, but establish and maintain a filial dialogue with God. Each of his homilies here are not only heartfelt conversations with the Christian who is immersed in ordinary life, but also a prayerful colloquy with God. With a masterful pastor's hand, St. JosemarÃa combines theological depth with evangelical clarity. He gives you here not only a lesson in doctrine, but an introduction to essential aspects of the Christian life. Simple, compassionate, and profound, these homilies are a full expression of St. JosemarÃa's passionate, expansive love for God.