Editor’s note: We are happy to share the following information about the book Busy and Blessed: 10 Simple Steps for All Parents Seeking Peace by Deacon Chuck Thompson. Lisa
You want to draw closer to God, and God wants you to draw closer to Him. But how are you supposed to make that happen? After all, you have to run the kids to their activities, pay the bills, buy groceries, return emails, and update your Facebook status. Who has time for prayer or a moment of meditation?
In Busy and Blessed: 10 Simple Steps for All Parents Seeking Peace, Deacon Chuck Thompson helps parents balance the craziness of raising children and the need for spiritual peace. Woven within a fictional tale about a deacon in Chicago and a mysterious visitor named Francis, these simple and inspiring steps are intended to transform your attitude and change your life as a parent and spiritual seeker. As you incorporate each of the steps into your daily life, you will find yourself listening for God’s message in every activity and disruption, and living a more peaceful life.
Whatever is keeping you from building a deeper relationship with God, you will find consolation and a solution in these pages.
About the Author
Deacon Chuck Thompson is an engaging speaker, writer, husband, and dad living in Chicago. He has served the Archdiocese of Chicago as a deacon since 2011. He holds a Master’s Degree in Religious Education from Loyola University Chicago and a Master’s in English from the University of Massachusetts. He leads retreats, workshops, and seminars on a variety of topics throughout the Midwest. Chuck lives on the northwest side with his wife and three children.