By Robert Ellsberg

Since the early centuries, Christians have held up the saints as types of residing the Gospel of Jesus Christ.  While the church formally acknowledges a comparatively small variety of saints, the particular roster is infinitely wider. Blessed between Us explores this eclectic “cloud of witnesses”—lay and non secular, unmarried and married, canonized and never, or even non-Christians whose religion and knowledge may perhaps remove darkness from our direction. dropped at lifestyles within the evocative storytelling of Robert Ellsberg, they encourage the ethical mind's eye and provides witness to the myriad methods of holiness.
In tales in keeping with day for an entire calendar yr, Ellsberg sketches figures from biblical instances to the current age and from all corners of this world—ordinary figures whose notable lives aspect to the hot age on the earth to come.
Blessed between Us is drawn from Ellsberg’s acclaimed column of a similar identify in Give Us This Day, a per month source for day-by-day prayer released by means of Liturgical Press. 

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