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Better Than We Believed

Better Than We Believed

How to Apply the Vision That is Faith to the Struggle That is Life

by Robert J. Cormier

"Thoughtful, attentive, and direct, Fr. Cormier is unafraid of addressing the toughest issues of life and providing spiritual framework for understanding them."

—Rick Hamlin, author, Finding God on the A Train

About the Book and Author

About the Book and Author

Father Robert Cormier presents the true stories of believers who dared to ask tough questions of God at moments of crisis, and who in turn received ultimately good news about the resilience of their faith.

Q&A with Fr. Robert Cormier

Q&A with Fr. Robert Cormier

The book presents a concept of faith which is better than wishful thinking, and instead allows the reader to see plainly for him or herself the truth that changes how he or she sees everything else.

Praise for Better Than We Believed

Praise for Better Than We Believed

"Father Bob brings the hope and light of practical faith to the human experience of stress, depression, and anger." Read what Sr. Dianne Driscoll and Rick Hamlin are saying about Fr. Cormier's new book.

Better Than We Believed: Read an Excerpt

Better Than We Believed: Read an Excerpt

"If you start talking to God ... you will feel heard. You will know you have God's attention. Frankly, from all you already know about God, who has to be great, who has to be good, you will feel love."

Fr. Cormier's Website

Fr. Cormier's Website

Visit The Faith Kit website for a collection of tools for building faith in the real world of today.

A Prayer for the New Year, For You

A Prayer for the New Year, For You

Fr. Robert Cormier

"We pray that you know that your life matters, and that as you go forward and help others to do the same, you are making daily an eternal difference." 

Book Roundtable: Continue the Conversation with our Bloggers

Vision Is Everything

Vision Is Everything

Bruce Epperly

Faith is about experiencing and trusting a vision that bears fruit in our daily lives, helping us find healing, hope, reconciliation, and meaning.

Faith with Legs

Faith with Legs

Kathy Schiffer

I just finished reading one of the most practical, helpful guides to the spiritual life for ordinary folks. 

When Life Throws a Curve Ball

When Life Throws a Curve Ball

Frank Viola

Even if you are not Catholic, you can still benefit from this book. I found Fr. Cormier's answers to be mature, wise, and grounded in Scripture and experience.

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Better Than We Believed

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