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Suffering is no guarantee of holiness. Many times it can be an invaluable teacher; other times it can crush a person into self-pity. But the lessons to be learned from suffering are many and, if we learn these lessons well, they can transform our lives, according to a young priest suffering from renal cancer. In Lessons From the School of Suffering, Father Jim Willig shares his story of being diagnosed in his late 40's with terminal renal cancer and the consequences of living with cancer and undergoing various treatments, none of which have stemmed the disease. Willig, a beloved pastor and inspiring preacher, felt called to share the lessons he has learned from the great pain associated with having cancer.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780867164558
ISBN-10: 0867164557
Format: Paperback
(185mm x 130mm x 8mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: St Anthony Messenger Press
Publisher: St Anthony Messenger Press
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jim Willing

REV. JIM WILLIG is pastor of Saints Peter and Paul Church in Cincinnati. He earned master s degrees in Sacred Scripture from Mount St. Mary s Seminary in Cincinnati and in spirituality from the University of San Francisco. TAMMY BUNDY is the author of several inspirational books. She received a B.S. in English education from Ohio State University. She writes a weekly column for The Cincinnati Post and lives in Cincinnati with her husband and four children."