When Life Doesn't Go Your Way: Hope for Catholic Women Facing Disappointment and Pain

The Word Among Us Press
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Most women have a mental "script" or plan for their lives. And, of course, that script has a happy ending. However, that's not always what happens. When we are faced with a change in the script-whether that be a loss of a loved one, a dream, our health, or some other tragic event-how do we respond in faith? Retreat speaker and author Katrina J. Zeno wants us to have a heart of hope, one that presses into God and stays connected instead of drawing away during difficult times. Through personal stories, anecdotes, witnesses, and Scripture, Zeno invites women to recognize God's goodness, presence, and action in their lives. Each chapter ends with questions for reflection and discussion. Great for women's faith-sharing group or book club. Makes a thoughtful gift for someone going through difficult times. 
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The Word Among Us Press
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Apr 12, 2011
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160
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9781593254292
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English
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Religion / Christian Life / Spiritual Growth
Religion / Christian Life / Women's Issues
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