We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access .
The God Box Audiobook

The God Box: Sharing My Mother's Gift of Faith, Love, and Letting Go

Regular Price:$13.99
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Publisher's Summary

When Mary Lou Quinlan’s beloved mother, Mary Finlayson, dies, her family is bereft - until Mary Lou searches for her mother’s "God Box", her private cache of notes to God on behalf of family, friends, and strangers. To Mary Lou’s amazement, she finds not one but 10 boxes stuffed with hundreds of tiny petitions that span the last 20 years of her mother’s life.

Note by note, Mary Lou unearths a treasure of her mother’s wishes and worries and insight. Mary asked God for everything from the right flooring for her daughter’s home to a cure for her own blood cancer. Her requests, penned on scraps of paper, were presented without expectation - the ultimate expression of letting go.

Follow Mary Lou’s emotional journey as she uncovers her mother’s innermost thoughts - nostalgic, surprising, and even shocking. As she recalls life with the woman who was her best friend, Mary Lou discovers her own more empathetic, engaged self - the woman her mother had believed in all along.

Poignantly narrated, The God Box is a gift for every mother, every daughter, every person who, regardless of beliefs, trusts in the permanence of love and the power of family.

©2012 Mary Lou Quinlan (P)2012 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

4.2 (11 )
5 star
 (5)
4 star
 (3)
3 star
 (3)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (0)
Overall
4.1 (10 )
5 star
 (6)
4 star
 (1)
3 star
 (2)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (1)
Story
4.3 (11 )
5 star
 (6)
4 star
 (3)
3 star
 (1)
2 star
 (1)
1 star
 (0)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    Greg 01-01-16
    Greg 01-01-16
    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    4
    2
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Beautiful!"
    Would you listen to The God Box again? Why?

    I would to get inspired again to use the God Box I created after reading it the first time.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The God Box?

    When she would find notes her mom wrote on scraps of paper such as receipts. Helps us to remember that we can find any moment to focus on God.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Sharks In San Diego Sharks In San Diego 11-16-15
    Sharks In San Diego Sharks In San Diego 11-16-15 Member Since 2016
    HELPFUL VOTES
    5
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    36
    7
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Remember what's important"

    Good listen,2nd time listening! !
    I had heard about the God box at first through a pamphlet then a coworker told of this book . appreciate to hear time and time again.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

Cancel

Thank you.

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.