Flunking Sainthood Every Day: A Daily Devotional for the Rest of Us

Flunking Sainthood Every Day A Daily Devotional for the Rest of Us In her memoir Flunking Sainthood Riess failed twelve different spiritual practices over the course of a year but discovered to her surprise that even the ones she failed most spectacularly taught he

  • Title: Flunking Sainthood Every Day: A Daily Devotional for the Rest of Us
  • Author: Jana Riess
  • ISBN: 9781612614090
  • Page: 139
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In her memoir, Flunking Sainthood, Riess failed twelve different spiritual practices over the course of a year but discovered to her surprise that even the ones she failed most spectacularly taught her something important In this beautiful daily devotional, readers who want to go deeper into the twelve spiritual practices will find 365 days of guidance, arranged accordingIn her memoir, Flunking Sainthood, Riess failed twelve different spiritual practices over the course of a year but discovered to her surprise that even the ones she failed most spectacularly taught her something important In this beautiful daily devotional, readers who want to go deeper into the twelve spiritual practices will find 365 days of guidance, arranged according to monthly practices such as gratitude, generosity, prayer, Sabbath keeping, and hospitality Each day includes a short scripture verse, an inspirational reading from a contemporary or classic spiritual thinker, and a brief prayer, reflection, or follow up action related to the day s theme These daily devotions help readers understand that spiritual growth is a lifelong journey without a fixed destination and that there is great compassion for all of us who are flunking sainthood.

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    About “Jana Riess

    • Jana Riess

      Jana Riess is the author, co author, or editor of many books, including The Prayer Wheel A Daily Guide to Renewing Your Faith with a Rediscovered Spiritual Practice Flunking Sainthood A Year of Breaking the Sabbath, Forgetting to Pray, and Still Loving My Neighbor The Twible All the Chapters of the Bible in 140 Characters or Less Now with 68% More Humor She is a senior columnist for Religion News Service and holds degrees in religion from Wellesley College and Princeton Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D in American religious history from Columbia University She speaks often to media about issues pertaining to religion in America.



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    • Flunking Sainthood A Daily Devotional for the rest of us by Jana RiessThe same author of Flunking Sainthood, who tried 12 spiritual practices but failed at all them, comes to us with a similar and yet different book here This new book, Flunking Sainthood a daily devotional for the rest of us is Jana Riess quirky wisdom in the midst of Scripture and another author s wisdom What really makes this devotional a treat is Jana s careful selections from the pen of other authors and her very practical a [...]


    • A wonderful book written by a woman who tries several different spiritual practices 12 of them, in fact, for a month each, for one year She doesn t consider herself wildly successful at any of them, but she manages to learn a lot.



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