In this joy-filled anthology, Michele Faehnle and Emily Jaminet (the writing team behind Divine Mercy for Moms) present modern women's testimonies to the powerful witness and intercession of St. Faustina Kowalska (1905-1938) in their busy lives.
Friends, for Heaven's sake!
Michele Faehnle and Emily Jaminet, the writing team behind Divine Mercy for Moms, have assembled an extraordinary collection of essays by modern women, all joined by their common friendship with one extraordinary person: St. Faustina Kowalska (1905-1938), the Secretary and Apostle of the Divine Mercy.
Sharing tales of ordinary and extraordinary graces with wit and laughter, these faith-filled women explain how St. Faustina has loved them, mentored them, and inspired them to live with mercy toward all. With a foreword by acclaimed author Susan Tassone, this collection will help introduce you to a friend for life (and afterlife!) in extraordinary, ordinary St. Faustina.
Every once in a while, a book comes along to fill a deephole in your heart and lead you into the light. Our Friend Faustinaoffers every reader this gift. A beautiful compendium of work bytalented authors, this resource meets every reader exactly where theyare along their spiritual journey and offers them the solace, mercy,support, and hope of a trusted new friend: Saint Faustina. Whether youalready have a devotion to the Divine Mercy or are wanting accompaniment for your journey into St. Faustina's profound spirituality, MicheleFaehnle, Emily Jaminet, and their co-authors provide a terrificspiritual tool. Fall in love with a new friend, St. Faustina, as shewalks alongside you on your journey to Jesus Christ
- Lisa M. Hendey, founder of CatholicMom.com and author of I Am God's Storyteller.
These Life Lessons were just what my lukewarm heart needed. I was moved by the encouragingstories of how others came to be devoted to Divine Mercy and how theywere sought and befriended by St. Faustina. The beautiful prayersclosing each chapter further rekindled my joy and love to this saint and devotion to Divine Mercy. If your Divine Mercy Devotion has becometired and St. Faustina needs to befriended again, then let Life Lessons in Divine Mercy teach you to love them anew.
-Tami Kiser, author of Smart Martha's Catholic Guide for Busy Moms teacher, speaker, producer, and founder of Heart Ridge Catholic Family Ministries
Life Lessons in Divine Mercy is an inspiring collectionof women's voices, all speaking from different perspectives about thesame truth: St. Faustina is a heavenly friend who is alive and workingamong us, acting in our lives and spreading her message of Jesus' mercyand love. Reading through, one essay at a time, is an educational,inspirational retreat of Divine Mercy.
- Danielle Bean, Brand Manager, Catholicmom.com
Whether you are new tothe life and literature of Saint Faustina Kowalska or you consider herone of your dearest friends and intercessors, Our Friend Faustina: Life Lessons in Divine Mercy will inspire your faith, grow your trust, and strengthen your devotion to Jesus' Divine Mercy.
-Katie Warner, author of Head & Heart: Becoming Spiritual Leaders for Your Family and the FirstFaithTreasury.com series