Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Life can be overwhelming at times. Sometimes when you don't have a close friend or a mentor having a book like The Blessed Woman can help you see things in a different perspective. I am an Air Force Wife, Stay @ Home Mom, & I Home School my Three Kiddos. So, with all the moving & leaving good friends/mentors behind having a book can make a difference. Debbie Morris covers overcoming insecurity, finding purpose, establishing priorities, letting go & waiting. The Blessed Woman reminds us how God longs for every woman to experience His tenderness-and know the true meaning of being blessed!
Book Description Release date: March 19, 2013 Discover the True Meaning of Being Blessed It’s not easy being a woman. The demands and expectations of us, and those we place on ourselves, can be overwhelming. While trying to navigate this thing called “life,” have you ever longed for a close friend, confidant, or mentor to walk alongside you and encourage you in Biblical womanhood? Debbie Morris did. And yet even as a young minister’s wife, she found herself without someone to fill this all-important role. So she turned to the Bible. Biblical women such as Eve, Sarah, and Miriam had always fascinated her. But now they also became her friends, sisters, and teachers. Through their stories, the Holy Spirit revealed how their lives—both joys and struggles weren't that much different from ours today and how they can teach women today to be a grace-filled, life-giving woman of God. In The Blessed Woman, Debbie invites you to learn from these women as well. As she shares her own stories and the stories of discerning women in the Bible, she addresses topics such as overcoming insecurity, finding purpose, establishing priorities, letting go, and waiting. The Blessed Woman reminds us how God longs for every woman to experience His tenderness—and to know the true meaning of being blessed.
About the Author Debbie Morris is the executive pastor of women’s ministry at Gateway Church, a multi-campus church in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. Since it began in 2000, the church has grown to more than 24,000 active members. Debbie has been married for more than thirty years to Gateway’s founding senior pastor, Robert Morris, and they have three grown children.
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