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The Rest of 2021–22 Readers’ Choice Awards, Comments on Content
Recently we asked you to name your favorite 2021–22 Liguorian articles for our Readers’ Choice Awards. We printed some comments in October; the rest follow. We thank all the readers who replied!
Series, First Place: “Alcoholism,” Fr. Ted Lawson’s comprehensive articles on the disease and its effects.
Comment: “The alcoholism series is well done. It addresses all those affected and provides real-life examples of how to (with the grace of God) come out on the other side. Thank you.”
Feature, First Place: “Learning to Accept and Adapt to COVID-19 Long Term,” Jim Auer’s March 2022 account of his battle with the virus.
Comments: “As a longtime subscriber, I can speak to the fact that Mr. Auer has contributed many years of life-changing articles. This one is no exception.”
“I rarely cut out articles because I can never remember where I put them, but this one was an exception. I am saving it for down the road. Kudos to Mr. Auer for sharing his journey.”
Fiction, First Place: “Mind Your P’s and Q’s,” Dave Bachmann’s September 2021 feature on a lost art and unconditional love.
Comments: “Fiction with a flair! This story was engaging and helped to reinforce the reality that sometimes we find a friend in the most unexpected circumstances.”
Feature, Second Place: “Listening: The Highest Form of Love,” Bonnie Lemelle Abadie’s July-August 2022 piece on the value of listening.
Comment: “I learned so much from this article! And the poem the author provided was a lovely way to reinforce the concepts presented.”
Meditation, First Place: “Bobby Sunshine,” Sr. Mary Ann Miller’s January 2022 remembrance of her brother, a man with Down syndrome, and their nudges by “the Holy, Happy Spirit.”
Comment: “A wonderful tribute to familial relationships and the power of the Holy Spirit.”