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Number of Pages: 112
Vendor: Paraclete Press
Publication Date: 2010
|Dimensions: 6.50 X 5.50 (inches)|
For anyone who is grieving the loss of beloved pets, this bestselling little book offers wisdom, comfort, and the reassuring hope that we will see our cats and dogs and other animals in heaven. Friar Jack Wintz has been pondering this for years, and he is convinced that God's loving relationship with creation includes the afterlife. Here, Friar Jack traces the history of God's fatherly care for his creatures from the Garden of Eden, to Noah and the Ark, Jonah and the Whale, and the life and example of St. Francis of Assisi and also shares from his personal life experience. "Our God is a God of overflowing love, goodness, and beauty who is ready to give over everything to those he loves. Surely the Creator would not suddenly stop loving and caring for the creatures he had put into existence with so much care!" Friar Jack includes: Gift inscription page Prayers of Blessing for any animal, fish, bird, or other creature, and 14 brief chapters of wisdom and reflection.
As a longtime editor of St. Anthony Messenger magazine, Friar Jack Wintz, OFM, has interviewed many facinating people, from Mother Teresa of Calcutta to Gene Kelly, Bob Newhart to Martin Sheen. Father JAck is the author of the e-newsletter Friar Jack's E-spirations (www.friarjack.org) and lives in Cincinnati.
RobertPerry County, PAAge: Over 65Gender: male3 Stars Out Of 5January 24, 2012RobertPerry County, PAAge: Over 65Gender: maleQuality: 4Value: 3Meets Expectations: 5I was disappointed in the confinrmation references of the author's opinion.
Mom MomMercersburg, PA>Age: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Wonderful book!December 13, 2010Mom MomMercersburg, PA>Age: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This is the perfect little book for everyone who love their "furry" family members too.