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Mothering with Spiritual Power is an eloquent and heartfelt book that speaks to mothers of the sacred nature of motherhood and the awesome spiritual power available to them through the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Using twenty-five favorite Book of Mormon scriptures as inspiration, Debra Woods shows mothers how they can find answers to a myriad of parenting questions and challenges as they raise their children in the latter days. Through stories and experiences taken from her own life, she offers simple suggestions for making meaningful connections with your children — suggestions on how to turn weaknesses into strengths, ideas on how to foster an atmosphere of peace and harmony, ways in which mothers can support each other, helps for the mother who must forgive her children and herself, and so much more.
Mothering with Spiritual Power is a celebration of motherhood, family life, and the difference the gospel of Jesus Christ can make for mothers and families everywhere.
About the Author
Debra Sansing Woods is a full-time mom and part-time freelance
writer. Her writings often focus on and celebrate home and family life.
Her articles have appeared in numerous publications, including LDS
Living, Meridian magazine, two Deseret Book anthologies (as a contributing
author), The Dallas Morning News, The Athens Review, and
Debra graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a BBA
in Accounting and went on to become a CPA and corporate controller.
She also taught as a highly rated instructor of personal finance for the
University of Texas Informal Classes. She currently lives in Oklahoma
City with her husband, Barry, and their five youngest children. Debra’s
family also includes her husband’s three grown daughters.
by Customer - reviewed on October 14, 2008
Such a valuable resource for those that did and did not grow up with a spiritually strong influence. Show's fantastic ways to apply scriptures to our precious roll as mothers.
The best parenting book on the market, besides the Book of Mormon itself
by Victoria - reviewed on September 16, 2007
One can understand why 'Mothering with Spiritual Power' became the editor's pick for LDS Living Magazine. It gives hope and power to mothers in a world where too little recognition is given to this sacred calling. It is a perfect gift book for mothers at any stage of their parenting journey, as it shows how to glean strength and wisdom from the Book of Mormon in our mothering stewardship. , Debra Woods has poured her heart and soul into 'Mothering's' pages, without ever slipping off the rock of the gospel Jesus Christ. The examples are true, the writing is smooth, and mothers everywhere will nod their heads in recognition to the scenarios described, as well as feel enlightened and uplifted by its spiritual core. Speaking as one mother to another, she gets to the essence of so many issues facing mothers today. , I want to emphasize that 'Mothering with Spiritual Power' is a ray of HOPE (written in a can-do spirit), not an impossibly elevated standard for self-critical mothers to feel out-shone by. It truly is an asset and will help deepen one's study and appreciation of the Book of Mormon. Purchase it today, and you won't regret it! , --Victoria Fisher, mother of three
Fantastic for all mothers!
by Wendy - reviewed on March 10, 2008
What a treasure 'Mothering with Spiritual Power' is. I have truly enjoyed and have been inspired by Debra's book. Reading this book has been like having a conversation with another mother and has helped me to parent my children in a more Christlike way. I return to it often when I want a boost. , Wendy Cox, mother of 3
Scriptural application for Mothering!
by Angelyn - reviewed on March 16, 2008
Sometimes it's hard to know how to apply scriptures to our lives. But this is a book that does it so well. Not only do you receive the treasure of Debra Woods' many scriptural insights but you also learn how to apply new passages yourself just by seeing how it's done. Debra Woods truly has a gift of bringing clarity and insight to everyday problems through her writing and experiences. I highly recommend this book for anyone in any stage of mothering, even grandmothers. , - Angelyn mother of 8
Book of Mormon Inspirations for Moms
by Lynne - reviewed on April 07, 2009
An inspiring read. The only book I know of that so fully likens Book of Mormon scriptures unto our mothering and family lives. I highly recommend this book and the author's second book, __It's Okay to Take a Nap: and Other Reassuring Truths for Mothers Everywhere__
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