Item description for Life Everlasting: Finding True Fulfilment Through the Apostles' Creed by Patricia St John...
Overview Patricia St. John was not a typical English girl, from her earliest days her life was different to say the least! She was almost born in a storm at sea, moved around Europe as a child and was a young woman as bombs fell on London during the second World War. As a young nurse, in the middle of mayhem, her heart ached for an answer to the question 'Why?' She found her answers in her Bible. Having found her own peace, do you think she opted for a bit of peace and quiet - no! She left the security of post-war London on the back of her brother's motorcycle and headed for the dusty deserts of Northern Morocco as a medical missionary. The tough life in an alien culture strengthened her faith and she wrote down her experiences as a series of stories using each theme of the Apostles' Creed. Life Everlasting is a collection of these stories. Patricia was an excellent storyteller - her novel, Treasures of the Snow, was turned into a major movie! These stories make an excellent devotional book for young and old alike. Good stories and good teaching - that could sum up both Patricia's life and writing. Patricia found that the creed was a great influence in her conversations with Muslims. Living your life by it is a key to living a fulfilled life. How does the Apostles' Creed end? '...and life everlasting' -isn't that what we are really searching for?
Publishers Description Patricia St. John was not a typical girl from her earliest days in her life was different to say the least She was almost born in a storm in Biscay. Her Father decided to change his job - and so the whole family left for Switzerland. Patricia back in Britain as the bombs fell on London during the second world war. As a young nurse, in the middle of mayhem, her heart ached for an answer to the question'why?' She found satisfying answers in her Bible. You would think, after all that, she would have opted for a little bit of peace and quiet - but no She left the security of post-war London on the back of her brother's motorcycle and headed for the dusty deserts of the Northern Morocco. Whilst there, she wrote a series of stories on the main themes in the Apostles' Creed. 'Life Everlasting' is a collection of these stories. It makes an excellent devotional book for young and old alike. Good stories and good teaching - that could sum both Patricia's life and writing. Patricia's upbringing was difficult. She found rest peace through reading her bible and thus began a love affair with the focus of that collection of books, Jesus Christ. What the church believes about Jesus is beautifully summed up in the Apostles creed. Patricia found that the creed was a great influence in her conversations with Muslims as a nurse in Northern Africa. Here is collection of true stories from her time there, illustrating that the creed is a key to a fulfilled life.
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Studio: Christian Focus
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.31" Width: 4.99" Height: 0.78" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 2007
Publisher Christian Focus Publications
ISBN 1845502485 ISBN13 9781845502485
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More About Patricia St John
Patricia St. John spent 27 years as a dedicated missionary to North Africa - and was also a prolific children's writer. Her books are loved and treasured around the world. Some have been turned into stirring films. Gripping adventures which cover real life issues are her hall-mark.