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BetweenSaint Gianna Beretta and her husband Pietro Molla corresponded through a series of letters, collected here. Touching, inspiring, and refreshingly human, their exchanges reflect the everyday experiences and the Journey of our love love of a modern day couple, revealing that the way of holiness can unfold in the midst of this world. From balancing work and family li BetweenSaint Gianna Beretta and her husband Pietro Molla corresponded through a series of letters, collected here.
From balancing work and Journey of our love life, to dealing with a long-distance relationship, to parenting, to coping with illness and death, Gianna and Pietro conquered it all. But none of it was accomplished without tremendous trust in each other--and in Journey of our love. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about The Journey of Our Loveplease sign up. Be Journey of our love first to ask a question about The Journey of Our Love.
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Journey of our Journey of our love on Listopia. May 06, Emily Davis rated it it was amazing Shelves: I hope and pray your day is good.
Before I review the book, I wanted to tell you a little about Saint Gianna. She lived her life God's domain and it shows in these beautiful letters, her career, her marriage, and every aspect of her life. Deeply spi "Now, I kneel before her,
Journey of our love marvelous and strong woman, fiancee, wife
Journey of our love mother, who, in her love for life and for the child in her womb, knew how to scale the heights of the greatest love which Jesus showed us.
Deeply spiritual, Saint Gianna is the epitome of Christian Motherhood as she gave her life, so her fourth child could live. Here are a few websites about her: You really must find out more Journey of our love her if you don't know her stories.
Around the time of her canonization, Saint Gianna's letters to her beloved Pietro were published. After he passed away, his children allowed their letters to be published together for this book. This book is a beautiful testimony to their love of God, family and one-another. This review has been a long time coming.
I have to say, it's a challenging review to write. Let's face it, love letters are personal and though I am so happy to have them, for their great
Journey of our love and gift to married couples and those who want to marryit's quite strange to assess them -- according to the more practical part of my mind. Some people, when reading books, skip the Foreward. Please do not skip any of this. I think without these parts, the letters, though beautiful, would not Journey of our love to life, as much.
It's just my humble opinion. In the Introduction, Elio Guerriero said this about the letters: The exchange of letters between Saint Gianna and her husband Pietro intrudes a new and significant chapter in Christian Spirituality.
Better than a theological traits, these letters are a convincing proof that the way of holiness does not necessarily pass through religious life or the priestly ministry, but can unfold in the Journey of our love of the world, living one's own location as a Christian Called to holiness with Christ in married life. In another passage, he says: In fact, lifting the veil on their private life, they show Journey of our love that love centered in Christ takes away nothing of the beautify of being in love of attraction toward and passion for the beloved, of loving transports and dedication to the children.
On the contrary, in these of husband and wife, these sentiments are set before us, fresh, pure and joyful, ever renewed by participation in the Church's liturgy and by communion in prayer which kept the two united during their separations, the birth of new babies and the demands of their professions.
This couple worked, prayed, lived apart, struggled with loss, and loved so deeply and tenderly. They complimented each other in every way.
The letters span their dating lives through their mature marriage. They show the love and laughter and perhaps the little things. I am struggling to describe them to you because they are simple and profound at the same time. I can see many of us, we still lived in the time before Internet, writing the same kinds of letters to our spouses.
Some are descriptive and longer.
Some Journey of our love very short. All are received with love and treasured. For me, these letters give insight to a great woman. A Saint that I was introduced to a year or two ago, whom I wish I'd "met" sooner. They also give insight to a beautiful man who remained faithful to her and the family they
Journey of our love and the faith they lived their lives by Mostly they give insight to the humanity of marriage and the love that faith builds.
This book is a testimony to how we should all live our lives and I dare say, examples of the many ways we need to step it up while we Journey of our love the chance. I am going to read it again.
Thank you Cathy Kinpper for sending me this book six months ago. Please forgive my delay in reviewing it. Feb 08, Melissa rated it it was amazing. Incredible glimpse into what Christian marriage should look like.
Aug 19, Faith Hough rated it it was amazing Shelves: I'd read Gianna's letters to her husband years ago and loved them, but reading them alongside Pietro's Journey of our love this new edition was incredible.
I kept thinking of all
Journey of our love of our love times in life when tragedy seems meaningless;
Journey of our love Pietro must have felt that when his wife died at such a young age.
But without the heroic witness she gave in her death, we'd never have had the chance to see this quiet, beautiful example of a holy, joyous marriage--and we'd never have the very quiet, unassuming man who becam I'd read Gianna's letters to her husband years ago and loved them, but reading them alongside Pietro's in this new edition was incredible.
But without the heroic witness she gave in her death, we'd never have had the chance to see this quiet, beautiful example of a holy, joyous marriage--and we'd never have met
Journey of our love very quiet, unassuming man who became a saint alongside her.
My one complaint is that the footnotes are pretty obvious. I'm trained to jump down the page at every little asterisk, and it became annoying when the only note was something like: I think we all got that already Rosemary rated it it was amazing Jun 04, Kara rated it liked it Feb 13, Toni Ladd rated it really liked it Sep 06, Ellen Gianna rated it it was amazing Aug 04, Sarah Beam rated it it was amazing Aug 02, Marsha rated it really liked it Jun 05, Nathan Sward rated it really liked it May 05, Laurie Medina rated it it Journey of our love amazing Jul 17, Ruth Anne Holloway rated it liked it May 15, Emma rated it it was amazing Jul 06, Ruth Anne Holloway it liked it May 22, Audrey Ahern rated it it was amazing Jun 07, Mary Gates rated it it was amazing Jan 06, Allie Wehner rated it liked it Aug 31, Emily Lannan rated it it was amazing Jun 03,
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