3 New Books That Will Make You Smile: Saint, Tweet Inspiration, & a.k.a Genius

3 new books that will make you smile

It’s good to smile. And it’s good to laugh. And our faith is FUNNY. It inspires smiles in a lot of ways, and these three books made me smile (and, in one case, laugh out loud A LOT). Enjoy! Saint: Why I Should Be Canonized Right Away, by Lino Rulli (Servant Books, 2013) I’m a BIG [Read More...]

7 Secrets of Confession


I’ve already given my strongest endorsement to Vinny Flynn’s new book, 7 Secrets of Confession. I’ll repeat it here, because this is a book I can’t endorse enough. Brace yourself, and don’t say you haven’t been warned. In this book, Vinny Flynn will guide you to a closer relationship with Jesus and a deeper appreciation for this [Read More...]

Rock-Bottom Blessings: Discovering God’s Abundance When All Seems Lost


There’s a difficulty, isn’t there, in dealing with “rock bottom,” whether it’s a euphemism for “life sucks” or a description of the place you’re aiming to avoid. It’s not so different from suffering. None of us want to do it. We don’t line up and say, “Yep, sure, THANK YOU, I’d love some extra suffering and [Read More...]