When Mary Lou Quinlan's beloved mother, Mary Finlayson, dies, her family is bereft - until Mary Lou searches for her mother's "God Box", her private cache of notes to God on behalf of family, friends, and strangers. To Mary Lou's amazement, she finds not one but 10 boxes stuffed with hundreds of tiny petitions that span the last 20 years of her mother's life.Note by note, Mary Lou unearths a treas...
Listening Length: 1 hour and 39 minutes
Program Type: Audiobook
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Audible.com Release Date: December 3, 2012
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I read this book in two sections over a weekend, and loved every minute. It's a wonderful love story between a mother and her daughter--how refreshing is that???There are many things I look for when I'm reading a story about someone's life--honesty ...
mother's wishes and worries and insight. Mary asked God for everything from the right flooring for her daughter's home to a cure for her own blood cancer. Her requests, penned on scraps of paper, were presented without expectation - the ultimate expression of letting go.Follow Mary Lou's emotional journey as she uncovers her mother's innermost thoughts - nostalgic, surprising, and even shocking. As she recalls life with the woman who was her best friend, Mary Lou discovers her own more empathetic, engaged self - the woman her mother had believed in all along.Poignantly narrated, The God Box is a gift for every mother, every daughter, every person who, regardless of beliefs, trusts in the permanence of love and the power of family.