[vc_row][vc_column][vc_btn title=”CLICK HERE TO GET THE FIRST CHAPTER OF THE BOOK FOR FREE!” style=”flat” shape=”square” color=”success” size=”lg” align=”center” css_animation=”fadeInUp” button_block=”true” link=”url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.growinvirtue.com%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2017%2F02%2FQuestforVirtue_booksample.pdf||target:%20_blank|”][vc_column_text]I started GrowInVirtue.com in 2014 with the purpose of sharing insights on living a simple, virtuous life built on faith. The responses have been unbelievable. Thousands of readers have found hope in the message behind Grow In Virtue, and now I want to share this message with a broader audience.
I am putting the finishing touches on my first book, Quest for Virtue: A Journey to Union with God, a book about obtaining a simple life built on faith, virtue and a sincere love for God.
Below are some initial reviews. Thank you so much for all your support and when the book is ready for publication, I will update this page with all the details.
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Delightfully humorous, painfully honest and always spiritually centered, Alan Scott’s The Quest for Virtue will lift you up and help you in times of need.
– Laurie Hill Crosbie, M.A., author of Salvation In Indiana
Alan Scott is that rare kind of writer that seeks to grow in virtue by honestly confronting our most common vices and distractions. He doesn’t shy away from the struggle of everyday life, instead recognizing great potential for growth, even during our mundane or often frustrating days. If you want to start cultivating the habits of true virtue, his practical advice and words of wisdom in The Quest for Virtue is the perfect place to start.
– Michael J. Lichens, editor and host of Catholic Exchange
The virtue of Alan Scott’s The Quest for Virtue: A Journey to Union with God lies in its simplicity, simplicity itself being one of the virtues he addresses that can best help us focus on things that truly matter the most – God and the things of God, including the right relations to ourselves and our neighbors. The Quest for Virtue is an accessible, reliable, and enjoyable guide on that journey toward God through virtue. It teems with humor, the author’s heartfelt life lessons, common sense, and not so common insights on how to practice every day the kinds of behaviors that lead to all sorts of good and godly habits of thinking, feeling, and doing that are the stuff of the virtues.
– Kevin Vost, Psy.D., author of The One-Minute Aquinas
Grab The Quest for Virtue next time you’re stressed, worried, discouraged…or about to strangle someone. Its gentle wisdom and humor will ease you back to sanity, back to the person you know you can be. Alan doesn’t trumpet maxims from the mountaintop – he’s struggling right there with you, but maybe a few steps ahead. This collection of essays provides guidance to those new to the spiritual journey and encouragement for those who’ve been on it for a while. Either way, pack this book as a trusty companion.
– Rose Folsom, author of VirtueConnection.com
In a world full of vice, Alan Scott shares the necessary tools with the reader to live a life of virtue. If you desire to become a happier and holier person, this book holds the road map to success.
– Fr. Edward Looney, author of A Rosary Litany
The Quest for Virtue offers simple yet profound reminders of how we might better focus on God. Pleasant to read and insightful, Alan Scott addresses issues mothers face on a daily basis: distractions, living in the present, and patience. He presents a challenge to all aspiring saints, and every mother desiring to grow in virtue in the midst of family life.
– Denise Renner, author of The Motherlands