Item description for Having A Mary Heart In A Martha World by Joanna Weaver & Jill Gajkowski...
Overview With her fresh approach to the familiar Bible story and its creative, practical strategies, Joanna shows how all of us-Marys and Marthas alike-can draw closer to our Lord, deepening our devotion, strengthening our service, and doing both with less stress and greater joy.
An invitation for every woman who's ever felt she isn't godly enough, isn't loving enough, isn't "doing" enough. The life of a woman today isn't really all that different from that of Mary and Martha in the New Testament. Like Mary, you long to sit at the Lord's feet... but the daily demands of a busy world just won't leave you alone. Like Martha, you love Jesus and really want to serve him... yet you struggle with weariness, resentment, and feelings of inadequacy. Then comes Jesus, into the midst of your busy life, to extend the same invitation He issued long ago to the two sisters from Bethany. Tenderly, He invites you to choose "the better part" - a joyful life of intimacy with Him that flows naturally into loving service. With her fresh approach to the familiar Bible story, Joanna Weaver shows how all of us - Marys and Marthas alike - can draw closer to our Lord: deepening our devotion, strengthening our service, and doing both with less stress and greater joy.
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Format: Audiobook, CD, Unabridged
Studio: Oasis Audio
Running Time: 420.00 minutes
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 5.02" Width: 6.24" Height: 0.99" Weight: 0.49 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2005
Publisher OASIS AUDIO #514
ISBN 1589268350 ISBN13 9781589268357
Availability 0 units.
More About Joanna Weaver & Jill Gajkowski
Joanna Weaver is an author, pastor's wife, and mother of two. Her articles have appeared in such publications as Focus on the Family, Guideposts, and HomeLife. She is also the award-winning author of the wedding gift book, With This Ring. Joanna lives with her family in the Pacific Northwest."
Joanna Weaver currently resides in Whitefish, in the state of Montana.
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Very fast and in excellent shape. Nov 21, 2008
i will defiently by from this vendor again. i got my book fast and it was in excellent condition.
Excellent service Oct 6, 2008
The book was new and in excellent condition when I received it. The shipment was prompt with no delays.
Loved this book! Jul 19, 2008
I would definitely recommend this book. I was barely through the first chapter and was absolutely amazed at how much I was NEEDING to read this book. It fit my life perfectly. I love the way she words things and labels things throughout the book. About the time I would think the book couldn't match me any more perfectly, I'd read something that would fit right in once again! I'm not even finished reading it as of yet but I know it's one of those books that I will read many more times in the future! A+ recommendation!
An awesome book! Jul 10, 2008
I am so excited about this book. So many women today just don't understand the balance we need to maintain in life as women and Christians. They are unaware of the central ground of being at the feet of Jesus all the while serving in the capacity of the world we live in. JoAnna Weaver does get it and she bears her heart in her book, "Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World."
In twelve revelation and scripture packed chapters, JoAnna takes you to the core of what you need to balance it all.... a relationship with Jesus Christ.
You'll be drawn to chapters like: "Lord, Don't You Care?", Living Room Intimacy, and Balancing Work and Worship and those are just a few. I couldn't put the book down. The message is biblical, the concepts are practical, and the way it is written is very personable and you can very easily relate to her.
Wonderful tool for living! Jul 2, 2008
I have enjoyed this book on my own, with two friends as a study, and also as a book club selection. I've read it twice and have put it on my "short list" of books to read annually. There is so much good information to help me grow in my spiritual walk with the Lord!