This in-depth guide to the Book of Proverbs by a master Bible teacher and veteran author helps women discover how to make wise choices by applying the principles of Proverbs to the issues they face today.
In her introduction, Paula Marvelly offers a definition of mysticism, looks at its feminine aspects within each of the major world religions, discusses what it means to be a woman mystic, and explains why she has chosen the women in this anthology. Her selection features 32 women mystics from all ages and faiths, from Mary Magdalene to Evelyn Underhill. She explores their lives, their experiences and their teachings, and draws out the core underlying themes which relate to the concept of non-duality or "oneness".
A Journey of Enlightenment by Women of Vision Through the Ages
Author: Paula Marvelly
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
This fascinating anthology presents the writings of enlightened - and much neglected - women on many aspects of spiritual wisdom, with particular emphasis on the increasingly influential theme of non-duality the core philosophy behind The Power of Now. As a prelude to the profiles, Paula Marvelly offers a definition of mysticism, looks at the feminine aspects of mysticism within each of the major world religions, discusses what it means to be a woman mystic, and explains why the women, from all ages and faiths, were chosen. She explores their lives, experiences, and teachings, drawing out the key underlying themes that relate to the concept of non-duality. The profiles, presented in chronological order, are illustrated with a photograph or artist's impression, and the collection includes the writings of Sappho, Rabi'a, Yeshe Tsogyal, Hildegarde von Bingen, Julian of Norwich, Catherine of Sienna, Mirabai, Emily Dickinson, Madame Blavatsky, Sharada Devi, Evelyn Underhill, Anandamayi Ma, Irina Tweedie, and many others.
Timeless Wisdom & Foolproof Strategies for Making the Most of Life's Challenges & Opportunities
Author: Checklist for Life
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc
Checklist for Life is the ultimate handbook for living a successful, joy-filled life. Now, Checklist for Life for Women offers insight into topics and issues that are specific to women's interests. In addition to a brief narrative, each chapter of this interactive handbook contains: An "I Will" checklist of heart and attitude reinforcements. A "Things to Do" checklist of action points. A "Things to Remember" section of Scripture verses and applicable quotes from famous and not-so-famous people. Topics addressed include everyday miracles,style, and relationships. In all, there are insightful narratives, scriptures, quotations, and checklists on 66 important topics. The practical, inspirational content plus the attractive two-color text design and unique cover make this a book women will want to own and give as a gift.