This post highlights a two local Catholic authors. You will be able to purchase both of these books at the conference.
Jeannie Ewing believes the world focuses too much on superficial happiness and then crumbles when sorrow strikes. Because life is about more than what makes us feel fuzzy inside, she writes about the hidden value of redemptive suffering and even discovering joy in the midst of grief. Because there are few resources available that address the spiritual and emotional process of navigating grief, Jeannie co-authored Navigating Deep Waters: Meditations for Caregivers (which addresses those needs), and she is also the author of From Grief to Grace: The Journey from Tragedy to Triumph. Jeannie was featured on National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition and dozens of other radio shows and podcasts. She now operates as a freelance editor, writer, blogger, and speaker. Jeannie is a wife and mother of two girls with special needs – one with Sensory Processing Disorder and another with a rare genetic condition called Apert Syndrome. She and her family live in northern Indiana. For more information, please visit her websites lovealonecreates.com or fromgrief2grace.com.
Marie Therese Kceif is a local author from the Catholic Writers Guild who will be presenting her real life conversion story; Eve’s Apple, for sale as a vendor at the Columbus Catholic Women’s Conference to help others who have doubts about their Catholic faith or faith in general. This personal story is packed with scripture, sacraments, quotes from the saints, action, adventure, suffering, joy and much more. It also has an imprimatur from the Lansing Diocese.
Eve’s Apple is a concrete present day look at how our Lord speaks with us through real life situations both good and bad and how we learn to listen and hear Him. Throughout this personal conversion story, women will be able to see how a fallen away Catholic is pursued by God in such a loving gentle way back fully in joyful surrender to His will and His sacraments. Reading this conversion is a tangible experience to see how God speaks through suffering and joyful situations to use all things for good and His glory.
Marie Therese Kceif has given many speeches on surrender, conversion, joy in the journey, virtues, and much more. If you are interested in purchasing her book or a low cost speaker for your Catholic women’s groups, stop by our table at the conference! Totus Tuus!