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Monsters, Whales, God's Art, and Other Things that Make You BARFY: - By Linda Noskewicz (The Holy Adventures of Augustine, M, Jose, and Sammy Book 1)

Monsters Whales God s Art and Other Things that Make You BARFY By Linda Noskewicz The Holy Adventures of Augustine M Jose and Sammy Book Everybody knows God loves trouble making stinky punky kids so how hard can it be for a group of energetic nuns to convince three tough orphans that God is the best father of all Well then again th

  • Title: Monsters, Whales, God's Art, and Other Things that Make You BARFY: - By Linda Noskewicz (The Holy Adventures of Augustine, M, Jose, and Sammy Book 1)
  • Author: Linda Noskewicz
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  • Page: 342
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  • Everybody knows God loves trouble making, stinky, punky kids, so how hard can it be for a group of energetic nuns to convince three tough orphans that God is the best father of all Well then again, those boys think these nuns are a bunch of negotiating sharks in penguin suits In Monsters, Whales, God s Art, and Other Things that Make You BARFY, you meet Augustine, thEverybody knows God loves trouble making, stinky, punky kids, so how hard can it be for a group of energetic nuns to convince three tough orphans that God is the best father of all Well then again, those boys think these nuns are a bunch of negotiating sharks in penguin suits In Monsters, Whales, God s Art, and Other Things that Make You BARFY, you meet Augustine, the cynical leader of an orphan posse, who volleys back and forth with M, a raucous, conniving, and stubborn Sister who s a little worried about Auggie because he just isn t sure whether he believes in God She has her plan of attack though and she ll use the Bible, her anecdotes, and prayers to get through to him As his curiosity is piqued, Augustine starts to share what he learns with his friends, Jose and Sammy His interpretations give a hilarious and sometimes poignant spin on everything he hears, starting with Augustine s dissection of the Lord s Prayer The first part is like saying, Hey Father How re you doing these days Everyone calls him Father because he belongs to all of us and we are all sort of like his kids I considered what I d just said That technically, I really had a Father who happened to be God I put that idea aside for later examination and continued It s also about location Actually, the whole thing reminds me of a long distance phone call That s where the art part comes in Who art in Heaven See, we art here sitting on the floor, and God art up there somewhere in the great blue yonder, I waved my hands above our heads He s floating around art in Heaven and taking care of business And like, Sister Irene, thank God she art somewhere else in this building Augustine asks some pretty deep questions too, like why aren t there any believable stories about miracles Like maybe a guy who s stuck in his Porsche on the expressway actually gets some help Now that s a miracle And why did Jesus go through all this misery anyway when he could ve been chowing down on caviar and champagne with his dad And why doesn t Jesus gotta dog The Holy Adventures of Augustine, M, Jose, and Sammy Series employs gentle humor to remind us of Jesus humanity It is written in an imaginative and preposterous manner while always being respectful of His tremendous love for us Read the entire Series as the three boys continue to grow, learn, and have funnier misadventures along the way.

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    1. I miss Augustine!I finished the book a few days ago and was dismayed when I came to the end. I want to read more of Augustine, Jose, Sammy, and M! Although the book might have been written primarily for young people, I can tell you that this sixty-six year old enjoyed it thoroughly. From the beginning, I was on Augustine's side. I wanted him to learn of God's love, and I could see he was ready for it, even though he couldn't always see it himself. When he began to "get it," and to relate stories [...]

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