Generous Faith: Stories to Inspire Abundant Living

Generous Faith: Stories to Inspire Abundant Living

by Bridget Haase (Abridged by)

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Overview

Generous Faith: Stories to Inspire Abundant Living by Bridget Haase

Experience the generosity of God in this very moment. Learn how to live in the now, to trust, and to experience God's presence in your life.

"I have seen the love and compassion of Sr. Bridget firsthand, in a ministry we have shared for years. She is a woman that not only talks about generous faith, but lives it daily. Enjoy this book - it will open your eyes to see God everywhere and in everything." - Rev. Gloria White-Hammon, MD, Co-Pastor, Bethel AME Church, Boston; and Executive Director, My Sister's Keeper

"In addition to sharing powerful stories of seemingly ordinary experiences, Sister wisely directs us to take the time to ponder, reflect, and be attentive to the ways the Lord is working on our lives. We all need to make time and space for God if we want to understand our calling and our mission. With the help of the very accessible guided meditations Sister has provided, we can all grow in faith and confidence that we can witness Christ's love to the people in our lives." - Cardinal Sean O'Malley, Archbishop of Boston

This simple and joy-filled book opens our hearts to what is in the air we breathe, under our feet, and in this very moment: the abundant life, a gift from God. As Sr. Bridget says with her infectious enthusiasm, all we need to do is cultivate this awareness through three basic practices:

• Living in the moment
• Trusting in Divine care
• Experiencing God’s presence.

This is not a how-to book of methods and techniques. Rather, it is a collection of stories that give shape and face to these three practices. The people in these stories ask us to re-examine our own journey and change our perspective.  In so doing, we take a second look at our life, and realize that what we have is more than enough for it is, quite simply, most abundant.



 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781557256157
Publisher: Paraclete Press
Publication date: 05/01/2009
Pages: 152
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 6.50(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Sister Bridget Haase, O.S.U., is a member of the Ursuline Sisters, and holds an M.A. in religious studies. She has ministered in Appalachia, Mexico and Africa. She presently serves as coordinator of the spirituality program at The Boston Home, a long-term care facility for people with multiple sclerosis and other degenerative neurological diseases. She gives parish missions, days of reflection, and inspirational talks throughout the United States. She has written two other books and published many articles. She sits on the Board of My Sister’s Keeper, a faith-based justice/peace organization to work for the education of women and girls in southern Sudan, and is a frequent guest on Boston, Chicago,Milwaukee, Cincinnati, and Pittsburgh radio stations. Visit her website at www.wisdomwonder.com.

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