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Bonaventure Journey Series (Phoenix AZ; Tau Publishing)
Vol. 1: Cirino André OFM and Raischl Josef OFS,
Journey into God by St. Bonaventure
(2012)

The whole world speaks to us of God's power, wisdom and goodness. All of creation is precious, is leading us to the "fountain fullness" of God's overflowing goodness.
St. Bonaventure provides a most beautiful summary of spirituality in his little volume on the
Journey Into God. Here you will find phrases and sentences excerpted from the JOURNEY accompanied by the music of Josef and Konrad Raischl. Let St. Bonaventure's wisdom speak to you today! Let his words come alive in you after 754 years!

  1. Eternal Source [Prologue 1] music by Konrad Raischl, Love Holding Love, Instrumental Variationes, With a Pure Heart and Mind

  2. Way to Peace [Prologue 3] music by Konrad Raischl, Tanz der Schöpfung [Dance of Creation], In die Weite [Into Vastness]

  3. Interior Mirror   [Prologue 4] music by Josef and Konrad Raischl, guitar and clarinette [improvisation on Love Holding Love, Hidden Sweetness]

  4. Rumination [Prologue 5] music by Konrad Raischl, Freudentänze [Dances of Joy], Morning's Welcome

  5. Movement Into God  [Chapter One 1] music by Konrad Raischl, guitar [improvisation of Love Holding Love, Joy of the Angels]

  6. Journey of the Heart  [Chapter One 1] music by Josef and Konrad Raischl, guitar and clarinette [improvisation on Love Holding Love, Carry Him in Love]

  7. Enjoyment of the Highest Good  [Chapter One 1]  music by Josef and Konrad Raischl, guitar and clarinette [improvisation on Love Holding Love, Love Holding Love]

  8. True Fountain of Delight [Chapter Two 8] music by Josef Raischl, Love Holding Love, Hidden Treasure

  9. Eternal Wisdom  [Chapter Two 12]  music by Konrad Raischl, Lebensmelodien [Melodies of Life] Melodies of  Life

  10. Made Fit for the Quiet [Chapter One 7]  music by Konrad Raischl, Freudentänze [Dances of Joy], Auf ein Wiedersehen [See You Again]

  11. In All of Creation Honor Your God  [Chapter One 15] music by Josef and Konrad Raischl, guitar and clarinette [improvisation on Love Holding Love, Canticle of the Creatures]

  12. Contemplate God  [Chapter Two 1] music by Josef and Konrad Raischl, guitar and clarinette [improvisation on Love Holding Love, All For Your Love]

13. Within [Chapter Three 3]  music by Konrad Raischl, Lebensmelodien [Melodies of Life] Dance of Fire

14. Close to God  [Chapter Three 4]  music by Konrad Raischl, Lebensmelodien [Melodies of Life]Melodies of  Life

  1. Inhabited by Divine Wisdom  [Chapter Four 8] music by Josef Raischl, The GESTE of the Great King, Antiphon

  2. Only in the Present  [Chapter Five 7]  music by Josef Raischl, Love Holding Love, Deus Meus et Omnia, Instrumental by Konrad and Josef [saxophon and guitar]

  3. Center and Circumference  [Chapter Five 8] music by Konrad Raischl, Tanz der Schöpfung [Dance of Creation], Kreistanz [Circle Dance]

  4. God is All Good [Chapter Five 8]  music by Josef Raischl, Love Holding Love, With a Pure Heart and Mind [Konrad and Josef Raischl, clarinette and guitar]

  5. Self-Diffusive Love  [Chapter Six 2]  music by Josef Raischl, Love Holding Love, We Adore You [Konrad and Josef Raischl, clarinette and guitar]

  6. Transcend yourselves [Chapter Seven 1]  music by Konrad Raischl, Lebensmelodien [Melodies of Life], Sadness

  7. 19. Unknowing [Chapter Seven 5]  music by Konrad Raischl, Freudentänze [Dances of Joy], Dance of the stars

  8. Into the Unity with the One [Chapter Seven 5]  music by Konrad Raischl, Lebensmelodien [Melodies of Life], Sadness

  9. Ask Grace, ask Desire [Chapter Seven 6] music by Josef and Konrad Raischl, guitar [improvisation of Love Holding Love, God Alone]