Living a Spirituality of Action: A Woman's Perspective

Living a Spirituality of Action: A Woman's Perspective

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by Joan Mueller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0867168854

ISBN-13: 9780867168853

Pub. Date: 08/01/2008

Publisher: Franciscan Media


Called to Holiness: Spirituality for Catholic Women

"Putting our talents at the service of others is not pride; it is virtue. Finding other people who have gifts when our abilities fail is not weakness, but wisdom."

"Own your gifts and use them to make the world a better place," Catholic theologian Joan Mueller writes. In this practical book she

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Called to Holiness: Spirituality for Catholic Women

"Putting our talents at the service of others is not pride; it is virtue. Finding other people who have gifts when our abilities fail is not weakness, but wisdom."

"Own your gifts and use them to make the world a better place," Catholic theologian Joan Mueller writes. In this practical book she provides us with ideas and encouragement to live and act with courage to change the world, even if our actions are sometimes small.

This is a book for all who hear about hungry people living in the park and decide to make sandwiches, who volunteer to teach children to read, who raise money to change systems that provide substandard care to the vulnerable, who can imagine a mothered world. Mueller invites us to discuss and embrace our shared wisdom.

A woman's goal, Mueller tells us, is to wake up every morning and ask, "God, what do you need me to do for you today?" and to listen to God respond, "And what do you need from me today?"

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780867168853
Publisher:
Franciscan Media
Publication date:
08/01/2008
Series:
Called to Holiness
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
95
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents


Preface vii Introduction xi Chapter 1 Terror, Poverty and Children-the Twenty-First-Century World 1 Chapter 2 The Wise Mother 11 Chapter 3 Maturing in Wisdom 19 Chapter 4 It's All About Me 29 Chapter 5 It's Not About Me 39 Chapter 6 The Power of Women's Wealth 49 Chapter 7 Getting Out There 59 Chapter 8 Succeeding in Our Failure 69 Chapter 9 Coming Full Circle: A Sad World Without Martha 79 Conclusion 87 Additional Resources 89 Index 93

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