His Holiness Pope Francis explores the universal concept of the pursuit of happiness and advises on how, through the search for this elusive concept, we can bring meaning, purpose and context to our daily lives.
In this international bestseller Pope Francis explores the idea of happiness and shows how we can bring more meaning and purpose to our lives.
For Pope Francis, the appreciation of our everyday lives is a spiritual undertaking. Joy is a divine attribute and creating joy around us an essential part of faith. Happiness in This Life delivers, in warm, engaging language accessible to believers and nonbelievers alike, key lessons instructing readers on how to find love and happiness in a chaotic world.
Along the way, Pope Francis discusses the sanctity of women‰۪s rights, the challenges that face today's young people, and why fighting discrimination is the essence of loving thy neighbour. He shares personal stories and anecdotes from his life and provides comforting messages of hope. The core ideas of his Holiness‰۪ papacy ‰ÛÒ mercy, support for marginalized people, and diplomacy ‰ÛÒ shine through.
Full of inspiration and guidance for personal growth, this life-affirming book will help readers find the path towards spiritual well-being and living a happy life.
Pope Francis, born Jorge Mario Bergoglio in December 1936, has been the Bishop of Rome and 266th Pope of the Catholic Church since 13th March 2013. He is also the author of The Name of God is Mercy and The Path to Change.