BUT WITH THE DAWN, REJOICING by Mary Ellen Kelly

BUT WITH THE DAWN, REJOICING

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KIRKUS REVIEW

This is the autobiography of an otherwise normal American girl who, all her life, has been an invalid suffering from rheumatoid arthritis. It is a journalistic account of her gradual spiritual acceptance of her incurable affliction, her loneliness and frustration, written for the encouragement and edification of others like her. It publicizes the Sodality she inaugurated for invalids and shut-ins, which now numbers 2500 sick and disabled, of different colors, creeds and conditions of life. She edits a paper in connection with the Sodality and writes frequently for various periodicals in spite of the physical difficulty she experiences in doing so. Invalids and people who care for them might be happy to know about this book and the Sodality it speaks of. It will acquaint shut-ins with ways to overcome their depression and sense of uselessness. Among other things, it recommends meditation and the hope of leading a contemplative life.

Pub Date: July 15th, 1959
Publisher: Bruce