Motivational Reading

A Grace Given

Author(s): 
Kent Gilges

On January 21, my children and I were visiting my mother for her birthday when a dreadful thing happened. Just as my eight-year-old daughter was leaning over to give her a kiss, Mom began to have a violent seizure. The staff of the rehabilitation center where she was already fighting back from a stroke ushered us out of the room, rushing her immediately to Good Samaritan Hospital.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens

Author(s): 
Sean Covey

We sometimes think of teenagers as immature, selfish and lacking in objectivity. Sean Covey believes they can learn to be otherwise. Using humorous story lines and a heavy sprinkling of anecdotes Covey has set forth a series of steps leading teens toward a more mature and compassionate view of life. While this is a secular book, it is written from a Christian perspective and "the Golden Rule" underlies most of the content.

The Catholic Book of Character and Success

Book cover: 'The Catholic Book of Character and Success'
Author(s): 
Edward Garesche, S.J.

(formerly titled How to Live Nobly and Well)

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