Now available from Ignatius Press and Augustine Institute:
by Patrick Madrid
Popular author and presenter Patrick Madrid draws Life Lessons from the many interesting, funny, instructive, and poignant experiences of his life. With wisdom and good humor, Patrick reflects upon the treasure trove of riches we can all take from our daily lives.
Grounded in Scripture and a firm moral foundation, Patrick's Life Lessons shows how the smallest stories that make up your life are clear pointers to the greater story of God's work in your life. The laughter, the tears, and the beauty of life come alive through Patrick's insightful and clear style. These life lessons will inspire you to look anew at your everyday experiences-and see the wonder of God.
Patrick Madrid is a life-long Catholic. He hosts the popular daily "Patrick Madrid Show" on Immaculate Heart Radio, is a frequent guest and occasional guest-host on the "Catholic Answers Live" radio program, and also teaches as an adjunct professor of theology in the graduate theology program at Holy Apostles College and Seminary in Cromwell, Connecticut. Patrick has authored or edited 24 books on Catholic themes, including Why Be Catholic?, Search and Rescue, Does the Bible Really Say That? and the acclaimed Surprised by Truthseries.
"This intimate look into the life of one of America's most beloved Catholic personalities is sure to be a classic.The stories are entertaining and vividly written, and each contains a strong dose of life-changing wisdom."
— Jennifer Fulwiler, Author of Something Other than God
"Life Lessons is a practical invitation to prayerful reflection on God's active presence in our lives, especially when and where we least expect to find him!"
— Most Reverend Paul Coakley, Archbishop of Oklahoma City
"Saint Peter's first epistle says, 'Always be ready to give an explanation to anyone who asks you for a reason for your hope.' Life Lessonsis a book full of hope for everyone, especially those who want to grow and experience God's merciful love."
— Most Reverend James S. Wall, Bishop of Gallup
"Patrick Madrid shares the Gospel through short, often funny, and real accounts of the Lord's presence in ordinary moments.This book will open the eyes of everyone seeking Christ's presence in everyday life."
— Most Reverend James Conley, Bishop of Lincoln