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The Promise: God's Purpose and Plan for When Life Hurts (Paperback)
The Fox News Commentator and Catholic Priest Explores the Central Question for Hard Times: Why Does God Allow Us to Suffer?
“A persuasive invitation to a fuller life.”
-Rev. Richard John Neuhaus, Editor in Chief, First Things
“Father Jonathan has allowed the reader entrance into his private study where he welcomes and converses with us on a personal yet riveting journey. His spiritual insight is profound!”
-Sharon Deitrick, President of The Halo Foundation
“With true compassion Father Jonathan Morris tackles a reality we will all confront sooner or later...His specific advice shows all of us how to turn tragedy and pain into spiritual gifts that can actually heal us in unexpected ways. Here’s a Promise worth keeping, and sharing with others.”
-Raymond Arroyo, Author of the New York Times Bestseller, Mother Angelica
“Easy to understand, with stories that everybody can identify with, The Promise left me with a better understanding of God’s way, when life hurts. I’ve already given a copy to someone who is suffering a personal challenge...”
-Steve Doocy, Author of The Mr & Mrs Happy Handbook, and host of FOX & Friends, FOX News Channel
“...Pope John Paul II spoke often and eloquently about the meaning of suffering. Father Morris has written a wonderful sequel to the Holy Father’s thoughts, but from a very different perspective: that of a young priest; a man of energy, insight, world experience and engaging popular style.”
-Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., Archbishop of Denver
“The Promise will be for the book world what The Passion was for film--a watershed moment of inspired creativity capable of transforming lives from the inside out. Don’t believe me? Ask my wife, she read it too and is already passing it on to family and friends.”
-Steve McEveety, producer of Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ
“The Promise is a must read for those experiencing life’s difficult trials. Clearly, Father Jonathan is fast establishing himself as one of the most respected religious figures of our times.”
-Chris Wyatt, Founder and CEO of GodTube