Goodness and Light brings together 48 reflections, poems, and stories--a number of them original--from a wide range of beloved writers. Day by day these readings surprise with joy and comfort with peace.
Included are selections by Harper Lee, Maya Angelou, Thomas Merton, Frederick Buechner, Robert Barron, Richard Rohr, Anna Quindlen, Brian Doyle, Willa Cather, Carlo Carretto, James Martin, Phyllis Tickle, Annie Dillard, Leonardo Boff, Greg Kendra, Mary Oliver, Kathleen Norris, Pope Francis, John Shea, Anne Rice, Leo Tolstoy, Robert Ellsberg, Marianne Williamson, Joyce Rupp, and many more.
A gift in keeping with the season, Goodness and Light provides daily inspiration not only for the days of Advent and the Christmas holidays but for every season of the year.
Michael Leach, editor at large for Orbis Books, has edited many popular anthologies, including A Maryknoll Book of Inspiration and (with Therese Borchard) I Like Being Catholic.
James Keane, acquisitions editor of Orbis Books, has served as associate editor of America magazine and is now a featured columnist there.
Doris Goodnough is rights and permissions coordinator for Orbis Books and (with Mike Leach and Sr Helen Phillips, MM) co-editor of A Maryknoll Book of Poetry.