A Voice Becoming: A Yearlong Mother-Daughter Journey into Passionate, Purposed Living

A Voice Becoming: A Yearlong Mother-Daughter Journey into Passionate, Purposed Living

by Beth Bruno

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Overview

In A VOICE BECOMING, Beth Bruno helps mothers cast a Godly vision for their daughters and chart a course that will prepare their daughters for womanhood.

What if you as a mother concentrated on your daughter for one year's Who might she become? A VOICE BECOMING is for moms who want to usher their daughters into womanhood but know they need more than tips, techniques, and programs. This is for moms who to desire to chart a course for their daughters that helps them know the story of God they are entering and the global sisterhood of women they are joining.

A VOICE BECOMING is written by a fellow sojourner, still in the middle of the journey, processing her own story as she casts a vision for her daughter to discover hers. Sometimes road maps are too restrictive and a friend is needed who has made the journey already. Beth Bruno seeks to activate moms by infusing them with hope and vision. Readers will join Beth in a yearlong journey of teaching their daughters that women lead, women love, women fight, women sacrifice, and women create. Moms learn how to use film and books, tangible experiences, volunteering, interviewing other women, traveling, and more in a creative and life-altering way to help solidify these important concepts in the mind and life of their young teen.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781478974659
Publisher: FaithWords
Publication date: 01/16/2018
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

BETH BRUNO traded the Blue Ridge for the Rocky Mountains after two decades in mega cities. Upon graduating from Northwestern University in Chicago, she and her husband moved to an even larger city, Istanbul, where they led campus teams with Cru. Ten years later they moved to Seattle where Beth received an MA in International Community Development and launched a nonprofit aimed at preventing domestic minor sex trafficking. Beth regularly speaks and trains around the topic of trafficked youth, including interviews with local radio stations and lots of coffee with the FBI, Homeland Security, and local law enforcement.

Beth's focus on women is most personal as it relates to raising her two daughters. She writes to uncover the glory of girls for publications including Relevant, Today's Christian Woman, The Well, Mudroom Blog, and Thrive. She speaks at women's retreats around the topic of pursuing passionate, purposed lives and finds support from being a member of Redbud Writer's Guild, an international organization for expanding the Christian feminine voice. Beth lives in Colorado with her husband of 20+ years and their three kids, almost all of whom have surpassed her in height.

Table of Contents

Introduction xiii

Part 1 The Art of Becoming Starts with Mom

Chapter 1 Beyond Periods and Purity 3

Chapter 2 Setting the Stage for Becoming 17

Chapter 3 An Invitation to a Global Sisterhood 31

Chapter 4 Where Have You Come From? 43

Part 2 A Scaffolding of Womanhood for Girls

Chapter 5 Crafting a Yearlong Rites of Passage 59

Chapter 6 Women Lead 73

Chapter 7 Women Love 89

Chapter 8 Women Fight 103

Chapter 9 Women Sacrifice 118

Chapter 10 Women Create 130

Part 3 A Life Becoming

Chapter 11 Where Are You Going? 143

Chapter 12 A Voice Becoming: A Story Unfolding 156

Acknowledgments 165

Appendices

A Bodies and Bras, Besties and Boys 169

B From Her Dad to Dads 183

C Ideas to Fund a Rites of Passage 191

D Resources and Alternate Ideas 195

E Blank Charts for Planning 199

About the Author 201

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