​​​​​​Here are some books I would recommend:

Books to help with faith

The Bible both the Old Testament and the New Testament can offer a lot of inspiration that can help you through difficult times of your life and also help deepen your faith

God's Bucket List by Teresa Tomeo - this book is excellent for those who are looking to deepen their faith with God. Well paced,  easy to relate to and written by a great author.

The Autobiography of St Therese of Lisieux The Story of a Soul- A wonderful book about a Saint who continues to be a constant source of inspiration to me.

Catholics come home by Tom Peterson- A great book, especially for those who have been away from the church for a while and would like to reconnect with God and their faith.

From Gangland to Promised Land by John Pridmore- a fantastic book about redemption.

Miracles of John Paul II by Pawel Zuchniewicz-  an inspiring read about the power of faith.


Books to help with addiction

By the Power of God - A guide to early AA Groups and forming similar groups today- interesting and thought provoking read for Christians in recovery.

AA the twelve steps and AA the Big Book- both books are inspirational in helping you on the road to recovery

Redeemed by Heather King - another wonderful read about redemption and overcoming obstacles in life such as addiction.



Books to help with depression and/or healing from emotional abuse

Mindfulness for Black Dogs & Blue Days- Finding a path through depression by Richard Gilpin - informed look on depression by someone who has experienced the illness.

The Catholic guide to depression - Aaron Kheriaty MD with Fr John Cihak, STD - an investigation into the illness of depression from a catholic perspective.

The Drama of Being a Child- The search for the True Self - Alice Miller - looking the effects of infant trauma at personal and social levels.



Books about knitting

Knitty Gritty knitting for the absolute beginner- Aneeta Patel - fantastic book with projects for the beginner knitter


Knitting for Peace -Betty Chrisitiansen - A book for those who are interested in both the history of knitting and how it can be used to help others. Includes some great projects for the novice and advanced knitter alike.


Knitty Gritty the next steps - Aneeta Patel - another great book from Aneeta illustrating new projects for you to learn and make.








THE GOSPEL BUTTERFLY