In Furrow by St. Josemaria Escriva, this holy man provides us with pearls of spiritual wisdom. His chapter titles include Generosity, Sincerity, Ambition and Friendship. Who couldn’t benefit from this kind of advice? Just a few shared excerpts from St. Josemaria’s book could bless your non-Catholic family members and friends, all the while gently teaching them about one of the great saints of the Church.

Here are just a few ideas to get you started:

“Every Christian has the duty to bring peace and joy to his own surroundings on earth. This cheerful crusade of manliness will move even shrivelled or rotten hearts, and raise them to God.” – Cheerfulness

“Your life is service, but always with stalwart loyalty, laying down no conditions. Only thus shall we be able to give the Lord what He expects.” - Loyalty

“Before God, no occupation is in itself great or small. Everything gains the value of the Love with which it is done.” - Work

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