Created to Relate explains the natural gift women have for building and maintaining life-giving relationships. Understanding the role of relationship within the Trinity can help you understand the importance of connection with others—the key to living the Gospel fully and joyfully.
Wahlquist shows how you can use your ability to build relationships as a way to lead others to Christ. She provides practical tips to help you stay focused in the midst of the distractions and responsibilities that can lead to superficial connections.
Each chapter contains a Scripture reading, reflection, discussion questions, and a practical application exercise. Gain new dignity in your role as a master relationship builder and new confidence in sharing the Gospel with others.
Kelly M. Wahlquist
Kelly Wahlquist has a B.S. in biology with an emphasis on genetics from St. Mary’s University and a B.A. in nursing from the College of St. Catherine. She left her nursing career to work full-time with Jeff Cavins in 2005. For five years, Kelly was the director of community relations for The Great Adventure Catholic Bible Study, and she is the program manager for the Archbishop Harry J. Flynn Catechetical Institute, serving the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. She helped to create and implement this institute, which educates and equips the laity in the Catholic faith. For the past three years she has traveled extensively to Catholic conferences, where she is often the keynote speaker. This is her first book.
If you desire the keys to building a life that is radically relational, one that teems with joy, fulfillment, and the peace that surpasses all understanding, let Kelly walk with you on the journey of a lifetime as both guide and companion. You were created to relate!
- Lisa M. Hendey, founder of CatholicMom.com and author, The Grace of Yes
Kelly Wahlquist’s new book is a breezy and fun introduction to evangelizing. Catholic women will appreciate Wahlquist's verve and humor as she examines how the feminine genius inspires our sharing of the faith. Created to Relate reminds women that evangelizing isn't scary—we were made for this!
- Pat Gohn, award-winning author, Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious: Celebrating the Gift of Catholic Womanhood