When Life Doesn't Go Your Way: Hope for Catholic Women Facing Disappointment and Pain [NOOK Book]

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Most women have a mental “script” or plan for their lives. And, of course, that script has a happy ending. However, that’s not always what happens. When we are faced with a change in the script—whether that be a loss of a loved one, a dream, our health, or some other tragic event—how do we respond in faith? Retreat speaker and author Katrina J. Zeno wants us to have a heart of hope, one that presses into God and stays connected instead of drawing away during difficult times. Through personal stories, anecdotes, ...
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When Life Doesn't Go Your Way: Hope for Catholic Women Facing Disappointment and Pain

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Overview

Most women have a mental “script” or plan for their lives. And, of course, that script has a happy ending. However, that’s not always what happens. When we are faced with a change in the script—whether that be a loss of a loved one, a dream, our health, or some other tragic event—how do we respond in faith? Retreat speaker and author Katrina J. Zeno wants us to have a heart of hope, one that presses into God and stays connected instead of drawing away during difficult times. Through personal stories, anecdotes, witnesses, and Scripture, Zeno invites women to recognize God’s goodness, presence, and action in their lives.
- Each chapter ends with questions for reflection and discussion.
- Great for women’s faith-sharing group or book club.
-?Makes a thoughtful gift for someone going through difficult times.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593254292
  • Publisher: The Word Among Us Press
  • Publication date: 4/1/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 157
  • Sales rank: 678,605
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Katrina J. Zeno is a popular speaker and the co-founder of Women of the Third Millennium (wttm.org), a lay organization that promotes the dignity and vocation of women and men. She is the founding coordinator of the John Paul II Resource Center for the Diocese of Phoenix and the author of Every Woman’s Journey: Answering ‘Who am I’ for the Feminine Heart, and The Body Reveals God: A Guided Study of Pope John Paul II’s Theology of the Body. Katrina is an avid hiker, Argentine tango enthusiast, and the blest mother of a young-adult son, Michael.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 6

1 The Goodness of God 8

2 The Script Changes ... Unexpectedly 25

3 The Way of the Cross 45

4 The Eucharistic Pattern 62

5 The Divine Marinade 97

6 The Body, Suffering, and Love 129

7 A Final Cup of Tea 149

Sources and Acknowledgments 153

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