Grace-Filled Moments

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A lovely and inspiring book, this collection of thoughts from spiritually great women and men will encourage women in the way of authentic femininity. The quotes, which are woven throughout each chapter, serve as the cornerstone to motivate women in their daily lives. A deeply spiritual woman herself, Johnnette Benkovic’s eloquent words of wisdom inspire women to seek and, hopefully, find a deeper sense of spirituality.

Author Biography: Johnnette S. Benkovic is the founder and...

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Overview

A lovely and inspiring book, this collection of thoughts from spiritually great women and men will encourage women in the way of authentic femininity. The quotes, which are woven throughout each chapter, serve as the cornerstone to motivate women in their daily lives. A deeply spiritual woman herself, Johnnette Benkovic’s eloquent words of wisdom inspire women to seek and, hopefully, find a deeper sense of spirituality.

Author Biography: Johnnette S. Benkovic is the founder and director of Living His Life Abundantly. She is best known for her role as the host of a weekday radio program and a series of television programs which air on EWTN.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780879738990
  • Publisher: Our Sunday Visitor (IN)
  • Publication date: 3/28/2001
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 1,196,130
  • Product dimensions: 5.28 (w) x 7.25 (h) x 0.82 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 11
Preface 13
How to Use Grace-Filled Moments 16
Section 1 The Soul of Woman Must Be Expansive ... and open to all human beings 23
Woman: Fearfully and Wonderfully Made 24
Womanly Ways 27
The Mystery of Woman 30
The Womb of Woman 33
The Soul of Woman 36
The Nature of Woman 39
Woman's Gift 42
Woman's Spiritual Call 46
Section 2 The Soul of Woman Must Be Quiet ... so that no weak flame will be extinguisbed by stormy winds 49
The Perfect Woman 50
On Worship and Fulfillment 53
Raising Our Hearts and Minds to God 57
The Words of My Heart 60
The Bouquet of Prayer 63
The Vigilant Soul 66
Prayer and Love 69
Section 3 The Soul of Woman Must Be Warm ... so as not to benumb fragile buds 73
Woman: Full of Grace 74
Womanly Influence in the World 78
Nurturing Life 81
Loving Those in Our Midst 84
Life-Giving Words 87
Self-Giving Love 91
A Consoling Angel 95
Section 4 The Soul of Woman Must Be Clear ... so that no vermin will settle in dark corners and recesses 99
Crystal Clear 100
Self-Knowledge: A Necessity for Holiness 103
Know Thyself: The Examination of Conscience 106
Know Thyself: The Particular Examine 109
The Gravity of Sin 112
"A Communion of Sin" 116
Confession: The Sacrament of Mercy and Healing 119
Section 5 The Soul of Woman Must Be Self-Contained ... so that no invasions from without can peril the inner life 123
The Peril of Lukewarmness 124
The Peril of Worldly Attachments 128
The Peril of Self-Indulgence 131
The Peril of Interior Wounds 134
The Peril of an Unforgiving Heart 138
The Peril of Discouragement 142
The Peril of Suffering 146
Section 6 The Soul of Woman Must Be Empty of Itself ... in order that extraneous life may have room in it 151
To Seek, To Embrace, To Bring Life 152
Faithful and True 155
The Global Heart of Woman 158
The Womb of Woman's Heart 161
The Profit of Woman's Soul 165
A Heart Open to All 168
Love for All Eternity 171
Section 7 The Soul of Woman Must Be Mistress of Itself ... so that the entire person is readily at the disposal of every call 175
Called and Gifted: Woman in the World 176
The Transforming Power of Intercessory Prayer 180
Transforming Deeds 184
Transforming Love 187
The Transforming Effect of Good Example 191
Blossoms of a Fruitful Effort 194
The Transforming Effect of Woman in the Modern World 197
Section 8 The Soul of Woman ... Mary and the feminine ideal 201
The Ideal Woman 202
The Soul of Woman: A Final Reflection 206
Appendix 211
Bibliography 253
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 23, 2001

    Excellent Meditations

    A beautifully designed book,filled with meditations drawn from the Saints, Scripture and Johnnette.

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