Amazing Grace for Mothers will lift your heart and send your spirit soaring. You will laugh, you will cry, but most of all you will refresh your mothering through stories of love, inspiration, miracles, and God’s amazing grace. This collection of 101 stories will bring you the warmth and support of other ...
Amazing Grace for Mothers will lift your heart and send your spirit soaring. You will laugh, you will cry, but most of all you will refresh your mothering through stories of love, inspiration, miracles, and God’s amazing grace. This collection of 101 stories will bring you the warmth and support of other women, all dedicated to the same glorious role—motherhood.
In these pages, you will meet:
A mother who hears the most beautiful word in the world—"mom"—from a son who came out of a 19-year coma just moments before.
A NFL football star whose sacrificial giving to underprivileged kids is the result of the life lessons instilled by the single mother who raised him.
A mother with a troubled pregnancy who seeks the intercession of St. Therese of Lisieux (the "Little Flower") and is answered with both roses and a miracle.
A pregnant wife with cancer whose husband exhibits heroic love after she reveals a long-hidden secret.
A mother whose fight to live after an unbelievable fishing accident is fueled by her unrelenting love for her two daughters.
Emily Cavins lives in Minnesota with her husband, Jeff, and their three daughters, Carly, Jaki, and Toni. Emily has written and published the autobiography of Holocaust survivor, Shony Alex Braun, entitled My Heart Is a Violin. She also serves as a group leader at one of Jeff’s weekly Bible studies and enjoys reading, gardening, and bicycling.
Patti Maguire Armstrong worked in the fields of social work and public administration before staying home to raise her children. Patti has written more than 400 articles for both secular and religious publications. She is the author of Catholic Truths for Our Children (www.raisingcatholickids.com), a guide to help parents pass on the Catholic faith to their children, and has served as co-editor of four Amazing Grace books. Patti and her husband, Mark, live in North Dakota with their ten children.?
Jeff Cavins served as a Protestant minister for twelve years before returning to the Catholic faith. His story is chronicled in his autobiography, My Life on the Rock (Ascension, 2000). Jeff is the founding host of the popular EWTN program Life on the Rock. With Matthew Pinto, he is the co-creator of the Amazing Grace series and is the author of I’m Not Being Fed: Discovering the Food that Satisfies the Soul (Ascension, 2005). He is also the creator and principal author of The Great Adventure, a popular Bible study program.
Matthew Pinto is the author of the best-selling question-and-answer book Did Adam & Eve Have Belly Buttons? (Ascension, 1998), co-author of Did Jesus Have a Last Name? (Ascension, 2005), and is the creator of the Friendly Defenders Catholic Flash Cards series. Matt is co-founder of several Catholic organizations, including CatholicExchange.com and Envoy magazine, and the co-creator (with Jeff Cavins) of the Amazing Grace series. Matt and his wife, Maryanne, live in Pennsylvania with their five sons.