“Blessed Memorial: Imaginings from Lectio Divina” by Paul Martin is now available for purchase

Citi of Books is honored to publish “Blessed Memorial: Imaginings from Lectio Divina” by Paul Martin. This book invites readers to explore the complexities of human existence, spirituality, and the transformative power of connection and is now available through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other retail sites.

After earning an English degree from Case Western Reserve, Paul Martin dedicated the past forty-four years to various pursuits, including bicycle repair, violin making, furniture restoration, working as a nurse’s aide, writing hospice life journals, and gathering stories. As a member of the Third Order of Franciscans, he practices Lectio Divina and Ignatian meditation to attune to God’s voice. Married for over forty years, he and his wife have two adult children and three grandchildren.

This novel, “Blessed Memorial: Imaginings from Lectio Divina,” tells the story of Thomas Strongtree, a retired man who embarks on a unique journey. Though religious themes are present, the book doesn’t shy away from real-life complexities.

Strongtree finds a collection of old fingerprint records from teenagers in trouble. Driven by curiosity and a touch of regret, he sets out to find these people, now adults. Despite warnings of potential danger, Strongtree is determined to learn their stories.

As he meets these former young offenders, their experiences resonate with biblical parables. Strongtree even encounters a wise character reminiscent of a wealthy figure from the Bible. Through his encounters, Strongtree gains a deeper understanding of life’s struggles and triumphs, leaving readers to reflect on their own journeys.

“Blessed Memorial: Imaginings from Lectio Divina” by Paul Martin is now available for purchase thru the links provided below:

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