Tattoos on the Heart

Tattoos on the Heart

The Power of Boundless Compassion

Audiobook CD - 2011
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Father Boyle started Homeboy Industries nearly 20 years ago, which has served members of more than half of the gangs in Los Angeles. This collection presents parables about kinship and the sacredness of life drawn from Boyle's years of working with gangs.
Publisher: [Minneapolis, MN] : Highbridge, p2011
Edition: Unabridged ed
ISBN: 9781611744347
Branch Call Number: 259. 50979 BOY
Characteristics: 6 sound discs (ca. 7.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in

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radicalaccounting
Oct 11, 2014

This is a "must-listen" audio book that should never stay on the shelf of the library, due to it's importance in our society. Catholic Priest Boyle found God in the poor and was assigned to the ghetto war-zone of Los Angeles, where he both finds jobs for the young people and presides over their burials, visiting them in prison, at home, and everywhere in between. Extremely well spoken he opens a passage with a line from the bible or other spiritual text, and then tells funny stories to support how he finds God in the most unlikely situations. Feet on the ground and head in the cloud, he's a model to all of us on an alternative way of living from the greed and consumption we take for granted.

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frequentlistener
Feb 11, 2013

Tattoos on the Heart
The Power of Boundless Compassion
By Greg Boyle
An amazing & very inspirational book

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mimi2012
Jun 03, 2012

Stories that will make you laugh and cry at the same time. A very good book on helping others without holding any judgement!

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tj_is_cool
Apr 06, 2012

Very good book about the conversion of hommies. Very heart warming stories.

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