Showing Mary: How Women Can Share Prayers, Wisdom, and the Blessings of God

Showing Mary: How Women Can Share Prayers, Wisdom, and the Blessings of God

by Renita J. Weems

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Overview

Reverend Renita J. Weems draws upon two prayers from the Book of Luke, examining the relationship between Mary and her older cousin to reveal the important effect mentoring has on the lives of women. The story of a young pregnant Virgin Mary visiting her older pregnant cousin Elizabeth, told in Luke 1:39-56, is one of the most profound examples in the Bible of an empowered mentoring relationship between women. Drawing upon the Hail Mary and The Magnificat 9rayers, SHOWING MARY retells this touching story, revealing how both mentor and protg use their respective gifts and energies to support ach other. This relationship is then applied to modern life, emphasizing the importance of women mentoring women, nurturing each others dreams, sharing wisdom and experiences, and building networks of mutually rewarding friendships between older and younger women.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780446695282
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 06/03/2005
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 824,272
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Renita J. Weems is a writer, Bible scholar, minister, and renowned public speaker. She is the bestselling author of What Matters Most, Just a Sister Away, I Asked for Intimacy, and other inspirational books. She is a former contributing editor for Essence and has served as the William and Camille College from 2003 to 2005. She lives in Nashville with her husband and daughter.

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