This book is a treasure-trove of heart-warming stories, practical help, and inspiration for fathers of children with special needs. Author Randy Hain and all of the contributors open their hearts to the reader and share the incredible challenges they confront as fathers of children with special needs. They also unveil the unexpected blessings that come from fathering these special children. These heartfelt stories from fathers give both insight and tremendous inspirational encouragement for other fathers. Special Children, Blessed Fathers will open your eyes to the deeper beauty often missed in the world. Includes a foreword by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. Contributing writers are Joseph Pearce, Greg Willits, Kevin Lowry, Doug Keck, Matthew Warner, J.D. Flynn, Chad Judice, David Rizzo, and Bill Jones.
About the Author:
Randy Hain is a devoted Catholic husband, father, business leader, consultant, and an award-winning author. He is a popular national speaker, fluent in men’s issues, authentic business relationships, and the integration of work, life, and faith. He is the founder and president of Serviam Partners, and a board member of both the Autism Society of Georgia and the Legatus-Atlanta Chapter. He is the co-founder and senior editor of the fast-growing Integrated Catholic Life eMagazine and co-founder of the Atlanta Catholic Business Conference. Learn more about Randy at RandyHain.com or IntegratedCatholicLife.org.
"Ordinary men who have learned to love in extraordinary ways . . . a portrait of Christian fatherly love that offers a lesson of encouragement to us all" —Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.
"A masterpiece of practical guidance and encouragement . . . motivating and transformational" —Katie Warner, speaker and author of Head and Heart: Becoming Spiritual Leaders for Your Family (Emmaus Road, June 2015)
"Guaranteed to touch your heart—unique and fascinating, a treasure trove of help for blessed fathers." —Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle, EWTN TV Host, speaker and award winning author of twenty books, including The Kiss of Jesus
"A beacon of hope . . . likely to stretch your heart and challenge your tears . . . a heartfelt glimpse at the true strength of fatherhood" —Sarah Reinhard, Editor of Word by Word: Slowing Down with the Hail Mary
"For anyone who tears up at happy endings and Divine transformations that reveal a deeper beauty often missed in the world. " —Patti Maguire Armstrong, speaker, author of numerous books, and Catholic mom
"A special opportunity for us to all enter in" —Dan Spencer, Executive Director of the National Fellowship of Catholic Men and speaker
"A true gem . . . to be cherished and shared" —Dan Burke, Executive Director of the National Catholic Register and author of Navigating the Interior Life
"A true gift for fathers . . . eloquent team of co-authors . . . information packed . . . inspirational and empowering" —Lisa M. Hendey, Founder of CatholicMom.com and author of The Grace of Yes