Pope Francis knows that Heaven is created in community. The Kingdom of God is among us. Will we heed his teachings? Are we ready to follow his example? Are we willing to love our neighbors as ourselves?
In America tonight there will be many who are not given much voice in the state of the union discussion. They are the hungry and the homeless, the pained and the suffering, the victims of a society that can truly be called our two Americas.
This is a small, intimate novel about an exceedingly well-educated concierge in a Paris apartment building and her relationships. Here are five reasons I think this book is essential reading for grown ups.