I have never felt more free in my life!” exclaimed my close friend, a widow who has experienced some crushing family difficulties in her life recently. Clearly, although she had suffered for months, she was not discouraged. If anything, her faith seemed to have grown more solid. Her joyful response to these burdens lifted my spirit too.
My friend’s joy comes from her belief that Heaven Starts Now, the message—and the title—of a new book by Fr. John Riccardo,...
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