These 120 readings were compiled from the many letters written by Padre Pio to give spiritual direction. Do you need an encouraging word? The words and life of Padre Pio are full of such joy in the face of suffering that soon we realize our own troubles are not worth mentioning. For the love of God this man worked wonderssome that touched the human body, many that transformed the human spirit. Reading these pages, you too will come to love this humble servant of God. A Servant Book.