Browsing: Book Notes
Are you searching for a Mother’s Day gift for a mother of young children or a touching baby shower gift? Perhaps you yourself are in need of some uplifting encouragement on your motherhood journey? Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur recommends “The Mother Letters: Sharing the Laughter, Joy, Struggles, and Hope.”
There is a twisted curiosity about what happens inside abortion clinics and now, thanks to Abby Johnson’s newest book and a few courageous women, we can be a fly on the wall. Check out Abby Brundage’s book review and listen to her interview with Abby Johnson.
Kathy Labosh, the parent of two children on the autism spectrum, knows first hand how difficult it can be to get special-needs children’s religious needs met. She offers a blueprint to other special needs religious education teachers in “The Child with Autism Learns about Faith,” reviewed by Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur.
The Gift of Birth is a book of spiritual reflections on the process of giving birth, from gestation to post-partum, and is influenced by John Paul II’s Theology of the Body (reading the signs of the body) and Ignatius of Loyola’s spirituality of seeing God in all things.
Meg Matenaer is surprised by St. Zelie Martin’s simple but counter-cultural parenting advice for how to help a child overcome a bad mood in “A Call to a Deeper Love.”