Experiencing Father’s Embrace by Jack Frost

Experiencing Father's embrace is all about choosing to accept our mission in life -- the purpose for which God created us. He has created us to experience His love and to make it known to our families and nations. The Prodigal Father Prodigal … [Read more...]

Come Be My Light: Mother Teresa by Fr. Brian Kolodiejchuk, M.C.

"If I ever become a Saint - I will surely be one of 'darkness.' I will continually be absent from Heaven - to light the light of those in darkness on earth." ~ MT This book reveals the "terrible darkness" that Mother Teresa lived in - the … [Read more...]

EPIC: The Story God is Telling by John Eldredge

"I had always felt life first as a story — and if there is a story there is a story teller." ~ GK Chesterton. My notes from the book: We learn all of our most important lessons through story, and story deepens all of our most important … [Read more...]

Something Beautiful for God by Malcolm Muggeridge

Malcolm Muggeridge, a BBC journalist, wrote a very popular book on Mother Teresa in 1971. After conducting a TV interview that became unexpectedly popular across the world, Muggeride became close friends with MT and was profoundly influenced by her … [Read more...]

I Believe in Love: A personal retreat based on the teaching of St. Therese of Lisieux by Fr. Jean C.J. D’Elbee

Conference 1 - Love for Love The sublime exchange: Jesus takes our sins upon Himself, and we make His merits our own. "My sins on Him, His Blood on me." "In this evening of this life I shall appear before You with empty hands. It is just this - … [Read more...]

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown

My notes from this book: Questions this book addresses: How often do you say yes simply to please? Or to avoid trouble? Or because "yes" had become your default response?  Have you ever felt yourself stretched too thin? Have you ever felt … [Read more...]

Fathered by God by John Eldredge

Purpose of book Fathered by God is a book about how to become a man.What does it mean to be a man? Am I am man? It's not based on rules, principles, formulas, but based on a sure path, marked by men for centuries before us. We live in a time … [Read more...]

Mother Teresa’s Lessons of Love and Secrets of Sanctity by Susan Conroy

Here are my notes from the book: 1. You did it to me = See Christ in others: Her entire life’s work was founded on these words which Jesus Christ spoke: “For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, … Truly, I … [Read more...]

Summary of Making Gay Okay: How Rationalizing Homosexual Behavior Is Changing Everything by Robert R. Reilly

Making Gay Okay: How Rationalizing Homosexual Behavior Is Changing Everything by Robert R. Reilly, Ignatius Press, 2014. Before I summarize this book, it's important to highlight 2 preliminary notes Reilly makes. "I make no case from religion or … [Read more...]

Guilt by Caryll Houselander

Free PDF version of Caryll Houselander's book: Guilt (click here) -- My short (5-10 minute) summary of the book (click here) -- My long (1-2 hour) summary of the book with extensive quotes (click here) -- My thoughts about Houselander's Guilt: This … [Read more...]