In Conversation with God, Volume 1 has meditations for all of Advent and Christmastide, based on the daily gospels. This is number 1 in the 7-volume set of In Conversation with God. This book has an orange vinyl cover with the words "In Conversation with God, Daily Meditations Volume One: Advent, Christmas, Epiphany, Francis Fernandez" all in gold lettering. The high gloss paper bookcover depicts the work of art, The Baptism of Christ, by Murillo (1617-1682).
Man's highest aspiration is to be able to converse with Jesus – to pray. In Conversation with God helps the reader to pray with piety and with confidence. It is aimed not at the 'specialist' but is for the ordinary person – for the housewife, for the teacher, for the secretary, for the shop assistant…
Following the thread of the Liturgy, this book gives many practical hints for deepening in one's relationship with God and those around one, improving one's character in and through daily work and family life. The author has clearly succeeded in not creating a straitjacket; rather the book, rich as it is in quotations from spiritual writers throughout the ages, is a source of open suggestions for daily meditation on every aspect of Christian life. Sales of this series, running to several hundred thousand copies in all the main languages, are a testimony to its popularity.
In Conversation with God Series:
Volume I: Advent and Christmastide
Volume II: Lent and Eastertide
Volume III: Ordinary Time Weeks 1-12
Volume IV: Ordinary Time Weeks 13-23
Volume V: Ordinary Time Weeks 24-34
Volume VI: Special Feasts January – June
Volume VII: Special Feasts July – December