Item description for 2008: A Book of Grace-filled Days by LaVonne Neff & Alice Camille...
A book of daily meditations and Scripture readings following the lectionary readings of the church year. Each page lists the Scripture readings from the Mass for that day, a quotation from the readings, and a brief reflection to spur meditation, prayer, and self-examination. 2008: A Book of Grace-Filled Days begins with the start of the church year in Advent 2007 and continues through the calendar year 2008.
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Studio: Loyola Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.08" Width: 5.07" Height: 0.85" Weight: 0.67 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2007
Publisher Loyola Press
ISBN 0829418741 ISBN13 9780829418743
Availability 0 units.
More About LaVonne Neff & Alice Camille
LaVonne Neff is a writer, an editor, and a publishing consultatnt who lives and works near Chicago. Her published books include One of a Kind, The Jesus Book, and The Gift of Faith. She holds a master's degree in pastoral studies from Loyola University Chicago.
LaVonne Neff currently resides in Chicago Wheaton Wheaton.
LaVonne Neff has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about 2008: A Book of Grace-filled Days?
Little Book Mar 28, 2008
this is a small book, but the inspirations achieved from it are not. I received a book like this years ago from my child's school - a gift for volunteering. It got me actually reading my bible and I feel got me closer to where I wanted to be. It lists the daily scripture readings for the liturgical year, plus a starter idea to motivate. It does all this gently and at an easy pace.
Good but could be more contemporary... Nov 14, 2007
Like the previous reviewer, I too have used this book for a number of years. While the authors have a reflective statement each day, it tends to have a focus of "Jesus/God and me" with only rare references to contemporary social justice issues. It lacks any references to the great and contemporary social justice teachings of the Church. I would also like to see contemporary saints--Dorthy Day, Martin Luther King, JR., Mahatma Gandhi, Oscar Romero included, as well as those saints celebrated by other faith traditions--Anglican, Lutheran, Orthodox.
A daily blessing Sep 9, 2007
I have been collecting this series since 2001. What I like about it is that if follows the daily readings for the Mass and offers a verse for meditation. In addition there are daily reflections from the author which is a great spark for prayer or homily preparation. I highly recommend it and commend the authors.