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Blessed by a Saint: Stories about Grace
by Gerald L. Bowen, Jr.
Blessed by a Saint by Gerald L. Bowen, Jr. is a compilation of short stories that, while fiction, are based on real events. These are stories of a family as they go through their everyday life caring for a precious child left severely multi-handicapped, both mentally and physically, after a traumatic birth. What could not be known or understood at the time is what a blessing the child they named Grace would be in their lives, and the lives of others.
This angel sent from God achieves so much more than had been hoped and possesses abilities no one could have dreamed. "Grace finds goodness in everything…" from the song “Grace” by U2.
This story will touch your heart and, hopefully, will move you to be more loving and understanding of individuals with disabilities. There is much that can be learned from these special people.
About the Author
Gerald L. Bowen Jr. is married with two children and lives in Ivyland, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He is a full-time attorney and the managing partner of the law firm Bowen & Burns, located in Southampton, Pennsylvania.
He is involved in numerous activities in his community and with his parish. He is an adjunct college professor and serves on the board of directors of a Philadelphia area hospital. As the father of a severely disabled child, he hopes this book will inspire and help others.
(2014, Paperback, 168 pages)