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My Monastery Is a Minivan 35 Stories from a Real Life by Denise Roy

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Published by Loyola Press .
Written in English


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Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8181986M
ISBN 100829416870
ISBN 109780829416879

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  My Monastery Is a Minivan - an inspiring book that reminds us how moments of grace, joy, and spiritual insight can reveal themselves even in the carpool lane - pays homage to these moments. Author Denise Roy shares some of her most profound spiritual moments in this collection of short, personal narratives/5(). My Monastery Is a Minivan Where the Daily Is Divine and the Routine Becomes Prayer. By Denise Roy. A splendid job conveying the riches of everyday spirituality as experienced by a middle-aged mother with four kids. Book Review by Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat. Twitter Facebook Link Print. Share. My Monastery is a Minivan: Where the Daily is Divine and the Routine Becomes Prayer Denise Roy, Author Loyola Press $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. Get this from a library! My monastery is a minivan: where the daily is divine and the routine becomes prayer: 35 stories from a real life. [Denise Roy] -- Thirty-five entertaining and touching stories that show how family moments can bring the greatest spiritual rewards. We find everything we need for spiritual growth as we picnic with the children, go.

My Monastery Is a Minivan The following excerpt is taken from My Monastery Is a Minivan by Denise Roy. Published by Loyola Press, North Ashland Avenue, Chicago, Illinois   Roy combines her experience as a marriage and family therapist, a spiritual director, and a mother of five in this delightful book of meditations, a sequel to My Monastery Is a Minivan. Roy defines momfulness as "the spiritual practice of cultivating a mindful, compassionate, mothering presence," and outlines six spiritual lessons: developing Reviews: THE HAUNTED MONASTERY. A Chinese Detective Story. With eight illustrations drawn by the author in Chinese style. Pp. viii+, 8 full page illustrations, full page plan, endpaper sketch map; cr. 8vo; purple cloth, spine lettered in gilt, fore-corners of boards lightly bruised; price-clipped dust wrapper, slightly soiled; Heinemann, London, First U.K. ed. The Toyota Sienna is the only minivan to offer all-wheel drive. It’s also spacious (seating up to eight), practical and versatile. Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Crew.

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