Sharing the Faith That You Love

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Sharing the Faith That You Love

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In their recent book "Sharing the Faith That You Love", popular Catholic authors and evangelists John and Therese Boucher share episodes from their own lives that illustrate how God works in us and through us when we open ourselves to his grace and to the leadings of his Spirit:

Invitation to Conversion and “Amazing Grace”

Here is an example of a conversion moment in Therese’s life. Once, when John needed a new job, it became evident that he would have to widen his search beyond the state of Massachusetts. Therese was very upset at the prospect of leaving behind her family. She could not see beyond her feelings. So John challenged her to speak with God about how far she was willing to move. Therese took out a map of the United States and the struggle began. Finally, God gave her the gift of surrender. “Okay. I will go as far as the Mississippi, but no further.” As it turned out, John’s best job offer was at a parish on the shores of the St. Croix River in Wisconsin, which empties into the Mississippi just a few miles to…

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