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The Saint's Little Book of Wisdom
The Essential Teachings
Andrea Kirk Assaf
ISBN: 9781571747631
Book (Paperback)
Hampton Roads Publishing Company
$14.95
4 1/4 x 5
400 pages
September 1, 2016


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From Saint Teresa of Calcutta to Saint Francis of Assisi, the words of the saints provide comfort, strength, and peace in times of need and in times of joy. In this beautiful, handy collection, the wisdom of the saints has been distilled into themes such as love, faith, hope, and joy. This volume offers 300 bite-sized nuggets of inspiration and wisdom for readers to turn to time and time again.

Here are quotes from more than 150 saints on a wide range of topics, including:

  • Faith and prayer
  • Love
  • Family
  • Hope and joy
  • Listening to God
  • Dignity and suffering

“Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” —Saint Francis of Assisi

“To reach something good, it is very useful to have gone astray and thus acquire experience.” —Saint Teresa of Avila

Andrea Kirk Assaf is a Rome-based journalist who has been employed with Inside the Vatican since 2002 and has covered three pontiffs. She is the compiler of Pope Francis’ Little Book of Wisdom and divides her time between a farm in Remus, Michigan and Rome.
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