Women's Uncommon Prayers: Our Lives Revealed, Nurtured, Celebrated
Smith et al, eds.
, Elizabeth Rankin Geitz, Marjorie A. Burke, Ann Smith
Number of pages: 384
Written by clergy and lay women from all around the country, this compilation of prayers and poems is the collective wisdom of contemporary women who base their search for such understanding on the belief that all of life must be seen against the backdrop of a vital faith. Offered in a spirit of sharing and encouragement, these prayers and poems are as rich, intricate, and complex as the women's lives they represent.
Women's Uncommon Prayers covers the full spectrum of emotions from desperate pleas for compassion in times of despair to quiet gratitude for the simple blessings of everyday living, to raucous praise during moments of celebration. These prayers touch on an amazing array of topics organized under the categories of identity, daily life, stages of life, spirituality, and ministry. Also included are comprehensive sections of seasonal and corporate prayers.Smith et al, eds., Elizabeth Rankin Geitz, Marjorie A. Burke, Ann Smith, Debra Q. Bennett, Kathryn McCormick, Tracy J. Sukraw