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Size-dignity activist and self-proclaimed “fat girl” Amanda Martinez Beck talks openly about the purpose of bodies, what makes a body good, and the need to reframe the way we think and speak about our own bodies and the bodies of the people around us. Much more than a “self-image” read, Lovely will retrain you to think about your whole self — body and soul — in terms of mercy, kindness, and wonder rather than criticism, failure, and self-loathing.
The issue isn’t technology itself. The issue is the attachment we have to technology. Former tech addict T.J. Burdick shows you how, in just 21 days, you can find a happier and holier life when you learn to control your phone, rather than letting it control you.
This is not a 12-step program or a three-week detox in the woods with no WiFi. Detached is an easy-to-follow spiritual retreat, inviting you to read, reflect, and take actions to strengthen your personal and spiritual life, while decreasing the time you feel you “need” to spend on your phone.
How can we stop worrying and start living an anxiety-free life? As you'll learn in Unworried: A Life Without Anxiety, the answer isn't "just pray more" or "just read more Scripture" or, worst of all, "just stop worrying." If we learn to respect how God made us, we can build new habits of thinking, communicating, and acting that will help set us free from worry.
Men are rediscovering the importance of the spiritual life. And Father Larry Richards is helping them do it. While some writers apply a one-size-fits-all approach to the Christian life, Father Richards draws on his many years of ministry and his own experience as a man to inspire other men as men. Not preachy but direct, he challenges men to be strong, without putting on a mask of false strength or machismo. He calls men to admit their weaknesses and limitations, while urging them to find strength in faith and genuine love to overcome their sins and faults.
With candor, humor, and a unique approach to classical art, Father Augustine, a high school teacher and coach, breaks down Saint Benedict's method into twelve pithy steps for finding inner peace in a way that can be applied to anyone's life.
One night, in desperation, Rachel Balducci cried out to God, and he answered in a startling, freeing, and life-changing way. If you are feeling more chaos than peace, more panic than joy, take heart. Make My Life Simple: Bringing Peace to Heart and Home gives you down-to-earth practical pointers to achieve peace and order:
- In your home: Establish a peaceful environment for you and your family
- In yourself: Design an ordered way of living to benefit your body, mind, and spirit with Rachel’s friend-to-friend advice
- In your spiritual life: Create order in your spiritual relationships with Jesus, yourself, and the others in your life
If you’re overwhelmed, unfulfilled, and running in circles chasing happiness, this book is for you. You’ll learn that the overwhelming pursuit of success stems from our underlying belief that we need to earn love, and that striving for it will somehow cure our lack of self-love. Mark Joseph will show you, through his experiences and those of others, that fulfillment has nothing to do with success. It comes from knowing that – despite success or failure – you were created by God for greatness, for love and to be loved.
Author Laura Mary Phelps knows women are fighting an everyday battle and she won't let them back down. This book is about the real issues, real struggles, and real questions that women face today. With funny, compelling, and real-life stories, Phelps gets real about what it means to pick up the armor of Christ and fight back with truth.
Who hasn't, at some point in their life, felt tired, stressed, anxious or undervalued? The answer to overcoming all of these is to live an authentic and meaningful life. It's OK to Start with You shows readers the life-changing power of practicing kindness toward yourself, using Catholic teaching, writings of the saints and the latest social science research.
When one receives a devastating diagnosis or their loved one does, it is difficult to know how to handle it. In God’s Hands: Living Through Illness with Faith author Maureen Cummings offers advice on how to manage the shock of a diagnosis, encouragement on talking with God, and tips for how to write a daily gratitude journal.
These days more than ever, finding good friends is just plain hard. Author Rebecca Frech details the different types of friends, ways to grow intentionally in friendship, and how to decide which friends really deserve a place in our inner circle. With relatable and personal anecdotes, this book will take you beyond the shallow façade of friendship and help you find your people on the other side.
Actor and elite obstacle racer Kaiser Johnson teaches you how to integrate body and soul with traditional training principles. Whether you are a person of faith looking to increase your level of fitness or a fitness enthusiast looking to deepen your spiritual life, it’s time it’s time to say goodbye to excuses and hello to reaching your goals. Get fit and stay that way!
Real-life stories of answered prayer! Author Lorene Hanley Duquin shares stories she has collected from real people — people praying for physical healing, people praying for wisdom in making an important life decision, people in need of spiritual healing.
Relationship experts Art and Laraine Bennett offer advice, techniques, and practical suggestions for shutting out the distractions and becoming a better listener. Using real life situations woven throughout with scriptural reflections, the Bennetts offer profound and practical advice for improving your relationships through the art of listening.
Pain, loss, and confusion transform into healing when you take the journey with a grief counselor who experienced this pain first-hand.
“An unflinching examination of the Church’s brokenness … along with practical advice and the promise of hope for the challenging path forward.”—Cardinal Timothy Dolan
Kevin Lowry’s journey to Catholicism is fascinating, often funny, and demonstrates God’s unfailing, patient love for all of us.
Thirteen “little sins” that, if left unconfessed, can have a serious impact on our spiritual lives. Through the author's honest (and sometimes funny) examination of these sins in her own life, as well as Church teaching, she gives us the tools to kick these bad habits before they kick us.
Whether dealing with adoption, sobriety, bullying, the Boston Marathon bombing, or friendship with a Jehovah’s Witness, Mathew Schmalz’s own life serves as the backdrop for his reflections on the complex nature of mercy—how we give it, and how we receive it.