These books on faith & philosophy are ideal, to help you discover a simpler and more peaceful way of life, away from modern consumerism and stress. You may also wish to visit Catholic Concern for Animals, the animal welfare branch of the Church, which publishes its own magazine, The Ark.
NIV Journalling Bible has wide margins and an easy-to-read double-column text along with two ribbon markets and an elastic strap closure. Containing shortcuts to key stories, events and people, it also features a reading plan and 32 pages of stunning illustrations by English artist Hannah Dunnett, inspired by the Garden of Eden and Revelation’s Heavenly City.
Little Lessons from the Saints shows you that Catholic saints are not boring and stuffy, but beautiful examples of people who were flawed, and opened themselves up to God’s grace, to teach us to do the same. Grouped under 5 chapters (surrender, freedom, pilgrimage, hospitality and loving knowledge), see how to apply each saint’s particular charism to your own life.
Little Lessons from the Mystics offers 52 simple ways to experience the mysteries of faith, as practiced by Catholic mystics of yesterday. Bob offers brief stories from their lives, to help make connections with our own lives. This is real wisdom, organised by the main mysteries of the Catholic faith.
Small Simple Ways is an award-winning book from Catholic writer Vinita Hampton-Wright. With compassion and encouragement, the book is structured into 4-week sections over a year, to focus on a principle of spiritual growth, as taught by St Ignatius of Loyola.
Microshifts can help you use God’s wisdom, to get you out of overwhelm, to move life in a more hopeful direction. Often life hits ‘pause’ simply to deep-rooted patterns. Share the burden through making small adjustments to the way you think, act, work and pray.
5 Things with Father Bill is a nice little read by a Catholic priest, who writes a popular column for a US church newspaper. It features 50 topics to offer insights, reflections and encouragement. Learn the power of blessings and prayers, saints to emulate and tips for Lent, Easter, Advent and Christmas. And lessons from Maggie (Fr. Bill’s dog who is named after a Catholic saint).