Life Lessons: Fifty Things I Learned in my First Fifty Years

Life Lessons: Fifty Things I Learned in my First Fifty Years

by Patrick Madrid

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Overview

Popular author and presenter Patrick Madrid drawsLife Lessonsfrom the many interesting, funny, instructive, and poignant experiences of his life. With wisdom and good humor, Patrick reflects upon the treasure trove of riches we can all take from our daily lives.

Grounded in Scripture and a firm moral foundation, Patrick'sLife Lessonsshows how the smallest stories that make up your life are clear pointers to the greater story of God's work in your life. The laughter, the tears, and the beauty of life come alive through Patrick's insightful and clear style. These life lessons will inspire you to look anew at your everyday experiences-and see the wonder of God.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781621641148
Publisher: Ignatius Press
Publication date: 05/10/2016
Pages: 223
Sales rank: 646,424
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Patrick Madrid is a life-long Catholic. He hosts the popular daily "Patrick Madrid Show" on Immaculate Heart Radio, is a frequent guest and occasional guest-host on the "Catholic Answers Live" radio program, and also teaches as an adjunct professor of theology in the graduate theology program at Holy Apostles College and Seminary in Cromwell, Connecticut. Patrick has authored or edited 24 books on Catholic themes, including Why Be Catholic?, Search and RescueDoes the Bible Really Say That? and the acclaimed Surprised by Truth series.

Table of Contents

Preface v

1 Guilt Show 9

2 The Beggar 12

3 The Waitress 16

4 Biker Guy 20

5 Letting Go of Someone I Never Knew 24

6 Right Place, Wrong Timing 27

7 The Pipe in the Pipe 31

8 The Box of Books 34

9 The VW Bug 38

10 Saving Face on Facebook 41

11 The Bus Ride 45

12 Give 'Em Hell 48

13 Miracle Sinus-Headache Cure 51

14 St. Joseph to the Rescue 55

15 The Plane Ride 58

16 Caroline 61

17 A Narrow Escape 67

18 The Death Cookie 70

19 Suffer the Little Children 74

20 The Cheesecake 77

21 The Angry Wife 80

22 Short-Changed on the Foreign Exchange 84

23 The Lost Girl 88

24 The Roller Coaster 92

25 Teach Your Children Well 96

26 Gate B-32 100

27 The Mosque 105

28 An Embarrassing Case of Mistaken Sacramental Identity 110

29 Do the Right Thing 113

30 The Napkin 118

31 My Christmas Surprise 124

32 The Policeman 129

33 The Scar 133

34 The Jerk 137

35 The Beehive 141

36 The Atheist Lady 147

37 You Have How Many Kids? 151

38 The Fight 155

39 The Absentminded Samaritan 159

40 My Hero 163

41 The Friends 171

42 The Sand Pebbles 175

43 The Neighbor 178

44 The Mansion 182

45 The Window Seat 186

46 The Mormon 190

47 The License 194

48 The Heart of the Home 200

49 The Crucifix 210

50 The Hourglass 216

About the Author 222

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