Encounter: Advent Reflections for Catholics in Transition by Anna Schulten is today's book by an Alaskan author. Ms. Schulten was originally born in southwest Indiana, but currently lives in Anchorage, Alaska with her husband, a cat, a dog, and assorted fish. Having a strong faith in Jesus, Anna written for The Message, the Catholic newspaper for the Diocese of Evansville, and The Catholic Anchor, the Catholic newspaper for the Archdioceses of Anchorage. She also currently serves as a youth minister in Anchorage in addition to her career as an author.
In Encounter: Advent Reflections for Catholics in Transition, Ms. Schulten takes readers on a journey of finding God amidst the changes in life. From the small-town in Indiana to the beauty of the Alaskan wilderness, Anna's adventures of service in Catholic Youth Ministry and as a wife of a US military man are woven into a voyage of faith for readers. This Advent Season, encounter Jesus through her faith journal and browse daily and weekly content containing reflection questions and guided scriptural meditations. As the Christmas season draws near, take a few minutes each day to prepare your heart and open your mind to the relationship Christ desires with you. God is speaking this Advent Season... how will you respond?