God's Diary

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W.B. Eerdmans, 2002 - Religion - 76 pages
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In this lovely book, award-winning poet JoaqunAntonio Pealosa shares with us the diary of God, adaily record of the Eternal Father's hopes, plans, andworkings in the world. Simple yet masterful, child-likeyet insightful, these poetic diary entries presentthe basic truths of the Jewish and Christian Scripturesin an original and charming way, uniquelycapturing the intimate heart of God.

Full of tenderness and humor, "God's Diarytakes us through history, from before there wastime to the end of time, and paints a picture ofa God truly in love with the world he has created from ants and animals to saints and sinners. Likeany diary, this one also discloses the secret desiresof its author, revealing God's divine intention forhistory and for humanity. Whether describing a"recipe to make an ant, " "the first Piet, " or Christ'scrucifixion, Pealosa is sure to give readers a freshperspective on God and creation.

Skillfully rendered into English by Alvarode Silva from Pealosa's original a best-sellerin Mexico the pages of "God's Diary celebratethe grace and joy of existence. Pealosa shows thatthere is grace everywhere, that God continues tospeak through the beauty of the birds and flowers, the starry sky and the ocean. As Pealosa points out, God also identifies personally with men and womenand children, whether they are just learning how tolove or enduring suffering or loneliness. Each facetof life receives notice and concern in the pages ofGod's book.

Lovers of poetry, fans of such imaginative worksas C. S. Lewis's "Screwtape Letters

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Contents

A Little Prologue in Sol Minor i
1
Praised Be the Fire
14
A Fashion Show of Furs and Feathers
23
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Penlosa was an award-winning poet, journalist essayist, literary critic, and biographer. Ordained to the priesthood in 1947, he built two churches and a school for orphans in his native city of San Luis Potosi, Mexico.

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