Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion
Publish date: 2010-03-09
Publisher: Free Press
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
The stories are touching, but the mini homilies are fantastic. Perhaps the stories and thoughts on spirituality could have been woven together with a more deft hand, and perhaps the language was a bit rough (it is about gangs), but the message is well-conveyed.
he most amazing thing about this book is the faith of Gregory Boyle. That he has the faith to believe there is good in every person and given the chance that goodness will shine. The kids that work in his charity based business, Homeboy Industries show just exactly what his faith can overcome. Th...
When Father Gregory Boyle made the decision he wanted to work with the poor, the Church sent him to the poorest parish in Los Angeles. The area was home to 8 active gangs - 7 Latino and one African American. Instead of shunning these gang members, Father Boyle gives these members what they need - lo...