Item description for I Promise Myself: Making a Commitment to Yourself and Your Dreams by Patricia Lynn Reilly, Sabrina Ward Harrison & Sabrina Ward Harri...
Overview Reilly refashions the wedding vow so every woman can make a lifelong commitment to herself, reclaim a sense of authenticity, and value her own self-worth. She offers a step-by-step process for composing a personal vow, offering stories of woman of all ages and walks of life.
Publishers Description Theologian and women's empowerment pioneer Patricia Lynn Reilly contends that a woman's relationship with herself is the source of all personal power. Here she refashions the wedding vow so that every woman can make a lifelong commitment to herself, reclaim a sense of authenticity, and value her own self-worth. The book offers a step-by-step process for composing a personal vow, offering examples and stories of women of all ages and walks of life.
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Studio: Conari Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.04" Width: 7.02" Height: 0.56" Weight: 0.73 lbs.
Release Date May 31, 2000
Publisher Conari Press
ISBN 1573241784 ISBN13 9781573241786
Availability 0 units.
More About Patricia Lynn Reilly, Sabrina Ward Harrison & Sabrina Ward Harri
Reilly holds a Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary and post-graduate certification from the Women's Theological Center in Women's Spirituality and Feminist Theology.
Patricia Lynn Reilly currently resides in the state of California.
Patricia Lynn Reilly has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about I Promise Myself: Making a Commitment to Yourself and Your Dreams?
keeping yourself important Mar 17, 2008
The book was well written with anecdotes and stories of women making vows to themselves and ceremonies. As women we are used to making promises to everyone except ourselves. This book gives permission to make a commitment to yourself.
This book is essential for teenage girls! Aug 18, 2000
I met at Patricia Reilly, the author of "I Promise Myself," at a recent booksigning in Salt Lake City. "I Promise Myself" is an amazing book and I made all of my high school friends read it. They all agreed that we girls need to affirm, appreciate, and love ourselves before anyone else. This in itself is a wonderful idea. But in a society such as ours, where we are told that pleasing others is our first priority, where we are taught that beauty is more important than comfort and love, and where we are ashamed of our sexuality and womanhood, this notion of self-affirmation isn't just wonderful...it's painfully needed. Patricia and her book are a wonderful example to me and to every one else.
PLR Reminds us of the Core of Self, Strength, and Focus Aug 15, 2000
I Promise Myself is a book to sit with and thumb through and read ten thousand times or more. Reilly shows us, through a vow composition process, how to truly know ourselves and find the inner strength needed to live in this hectic and often externally-focused world. The book is especially helpful to women who, as PLR describes it, tend to get caught up in the 'swirls' of others... ever the caretaker, ever the giver, ever the one who depends on others for strength. It has helped me through times of crisis by allowing me to define the natural center of my self to which I can always return.