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Dear God, You Can't Be Serious! (2nd Edition)

Dear God, You Can't Be Serious! (2nd Edition)

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Fans of Clare's Costly Cookie---this one is for the boys!

In this second book in the Dear God series, readers join us for another engaging story by Patti Maguire Armstrong!

Luke, a 5th grader, finds out he's going to be homeschooled with his brothers, he can't believe it and questions whether or not God is listening when he prays to go back to school with his friends. Will Luke end up learning that sometimes God answers our prayers in ways we don't expect?


Readers will embark on a thrilling adventure with a mischievous main character, Luke, who navigates real challenges and discovers the transformative power of doing the right thing, even when it's difficult. Through Luke's journey, this book imparts essential lessons about acceptance, understanding, and the nature of God's responses to our prayers. Luke's encounters—be it on a family vacation, a friend's farm, or his quest for attention—reveal the profound truth that we may not always be in control of our circumstances, but we have the power to choose how we react to them.

Parents and children between the ages of 8 and 12 will find themselves captivated by the profound wisdom embedded within these pages. One parent shares how their special needs teenage son, typically uninterested in reading, has carried this book around for days, captivated by its storyline and the relatable experiences of the characters. The spiritual lesson of waiting patiently for God's answers to our prayers resonates deeply, reminding us all of the power of trust in our journey of faith. This book strikes a chord with families as it explores the transformative power of letting go and allowing God to guide our lives. 

Don't miss the opportunity to share this extraordinary gift of faith and adventure with your children. Get your hands on Dear God, You Can't Be Serious and watch as its pages come to life, capturing the hearts and imaginations of readers of all ages!


This expanded 2nd Edition includes discussion questions and more!

Get the 1st Book in the Series HERE. 


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Patti Maguire Armstrong is a journalist at the National Catholic Register and OSV Newsweekly, and blogs at: CatholicMom, Catholic Lane, Spiritual Direction, Her writing began as a hobby alongside a degree in Social Work and masters in public administration. She worked in those fields for a time before staying home full time to raise her growing family.

The writing hobby grew to over 1000 published newspaper and magazine articles. She even wrote for the National Enquirer among other more reputable national publications. As Patti began to embrace her Catholic faith, it began to change and form her life. Once she gave her gift of writing back to God, to serve Him, the inspiration for her first book took hold. Nine books later, she cannot imagine a more exciting and fulfilling life as a Catholic mom, author and speaker.

She has authored 9 books, and served as the managing editor and co-author of the Catholic best-selling Amazing Grace book series (Ascension Press). Patti has been a guest on "Fox & Friends" morning show, EWTN Television's "Live" program with Father Mitch Pacwa and twice on Doug Keck's "Bookmark" program and on Catholic Radio programs around the country.

Format: Softcover Book
Pages: 112



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