Reader recommendation: Tattoos on the Heart

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In Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion, the Rev. Gregory Boyle, a Jesuit priest, sees his mission as one of communicating to all the “homeboys” the truth that everyone is whole and perfect in God’s eyes. Written with humor, compassion, and with numerous citations from spiritual writers from a variety of traditions, this series of vignettes reminds us that miracles do occur

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