ABCNewspapers.com The late Rev. Bernard Reiser’s spiritual book, “Reiser’s Ramblings,” has earned an honorable mention in the 2012 The Eric Hoffer Book Awards
“Reiser’s Ramblings” by Fr, Reiser has been selected the WINNER of the 2012 Indie Excellence Award in the category of Religion-Non-Fiction.
ABC Newspapers - Book Winner Award June 21 2012
All profits from the sale of Reiser’s Ramblings go to Haitian relief efforts sponsored by Reiser Relief Inc.
Reiser's Ramblings is available in Paperback and Kindle
“Reiser’s Ramblings” is a collection of daily/weekly meditations/devotions ~ daily reflections from the best columns written over the past three decades by Fr. Bernard Reiser, former pastor of Epiphany Parish in Coon Rapids, Minn. In the book, find Fr. Reiser’s take on everyday topics such as family, kindness, gratitude, prayer, helping others, and staying focused on what’s important in life. Fr. Reiser’s essays are rich in symbolism, wise in understanding of human nature, and fruitful in explicating the word of God.
Fr. Reiser brings together a wonderful collection of “ramblings” that all of us can take home and take to heart. Father is a master in the art of spiritual storytelling; he engages, entertains, and challenges with undeniable hope. He has a gift and he shares it generously in this lovely book. Included are stories with the deep conviction that our human journey and our spiritual journey are intrinsically linked. He shares observations that are sometimes so wondrously obvious and visible, and he does it in a way that feels like you’re hearing from a close friend.
"The columns are separated into six sections: Early Life and Key Influences; The Wonder of God's Creation; Our Place in God's World; Counting Our Blessings; God's Grace at Work Within Us; All Eyes on Heaven. Each column is titled and short. So we end up with reminiscences and a lovely book of short, easily read edifying stories and thoughts."
Midwest Book Review
A story of a good man with the drive to bring
more good through the world, highly recommended!
Where there is a need for faith, he met that need. "Reiser's Ramblings: A Collection of Columns by the Founding Pastor of Epiphany Parish in Coon Rapids, Minnesota" is a collection of thoughts from Bernard Reiser as he recollects his own journey forward, founding a parish in a growing Minnesota town and traveling the world to spread goodwill and faith to those around the world. Working with victims of poverty and disaster in Haiti, "Reiser's Ramblings" is a story of a good man with the drive to bring more good through the world, highly recommended.
The Catholic Writers Guild
After completing our book review process, we are excited to award Reiser's Ramblings the "Seal of Approval."
The Eric Hoffer Book Award
On May 13th 2012 The Eric Hoffer Book Award Committee announced that Father Bernard Reiser’s Spiritual book, “Reiser’s Ramblings” has earned an Honorable Mention in the 2012 Eric Hoffer Book Award Contest. as a Finalist in The First Horizon Award.
“Reiser's Ramblings”, - A collection of weekly newsletter columns from the former pastor of the rural Epiphany Parish in Coon Rapids, Minnesota, this book is a mixture of humorous, sad, nostalgic, and inspirational pieces. By turns thoughtful, provocative, or just plain funny, it is the kind of book one can sample, read and reread, or share stories from with family and friends. It is nicely illustrated with black and white photos and drawings. The columns are short, but memorable, and always provide something to think about or learn from. Never stuffy or preachy, Reiser has created an enjoyable reflection of life.”
Indie Excellence Award
Fr. Bernard Reiser was honored in one of the most prestigious national contests for independently published works, The National Indie Excellence Awards, a Contest Recognizing Outstanding Independently Published Books. “Reiser’s Ramblings” by Fr, Reiser has been selected the WINNER of the 2012 Indie Excellence Award in the category of Religion-Non-Fiction.
USA BEST BOOK AWARDS
A finalist in THE USA “BEST BOOKS 2011” AWARDS for the Christian Inspiration Category