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When Wisdom Speaks

Living Experiences of Biblical Women

ISBN13: 9780824525705

ISBN10: 0824525701

Publisher: Crossroad Publishing Company (15 May 2007)

Extent: 192 pages

Binding: Paperback

Size: 13.7 x 1.2 x 21 cm

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  • Lyn Holley Doucet and Robin Hebert bring the women of the bible into their lives and ours to find personal inspiration and meaning. Let Mary Magdalene, Sarah, the Canaanite woman, and a host of others offer strength and guidance for your spiritual path.

  • Lyn Holley Doucet


    Lyn Holley Doucet is a spiritual director for various retreat houses and the Diocese of Lafayette and is an award-winning author of many books.  Doucet grew up on a cotton farm in north Louisiana as one of four children. She was active in the Methodist faith until her marriage, when she converted to Catholicism and has many fond memories of growing up in a loving church community. Coming from a family that includes Methodists, Episcopalians, Baptists, and those of no organized religion, she is very comfortable with diversity. Lyn holds an undergraduate degree in speech and English from Louisiana State University and a master’s degree in education from the University of Louisiana. After working in the public schools for twenty years with special children, she has taken up composing, and leads a liturgical ensemble at St. Joseph Church in Milton, Louisiana. She has taught Artist Way and creativity courses at the University of Louisiana’s leisure learning center and hosts a radio program, "Water From Stones," on Radio Maria, the international Vatican radio station. Her programs combine storytelling, biblical readings, humor, and her own witness in an informative and entertaining format. She also directs people in prayer and Ignatian spirituality at meetings in her home. Doucet lives with her husband Dee, a contractor, in Maurice, Louisiana.


    Robin Hebert


    Robin Hebert has been a pastoral counselor, spiritual director, retreat leader, and professional speaker for more than 20 years. She has a master’s degree in education from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. Past national president of Theresians of the United States, a global ministry for women seeking a deeper faith, she maintains involvement with Theresians through the mentorship of new communities and participation in her own "Open Heart" community. Along with her husband, Easton, Robin co-leads annual mission trips for the Theresian World Ministry to a poor village in Mexico. Robin is a wife, mother, stepmother, and grandmother.


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    A fine resource for spiritual formation and transformation.

     

    -Emilie Griffin, author of Simple Ways to Pray

     

    This remarkable book will stir your heart and move you to a deeper understanding of your own femininity and spirituality.

     

    -Deanna Fouin



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