Preparing My Heart for Motherhood is a five-week interactive study where you'll hear and discuss answers given by interviewed mothers to the question: "What do you wish you had known before you became a parent?" Each day of the study is a step on the path of motherhood where you'll learn to treasure and ponder as Mary, the mother of Jesus did. Includes suggestions for group leaders.
Author Ann Stewart recently asked many mothers the following question: "What do you wish you had known before you became a parent?" The numerous answers to these questions form the backbone of Preparing My Heart for Motherhood: For Mothers at Any Stage of the Journey. In this study youll "hear" these women discuss what it means to love God with all your heart and how that relates to loving your husband, discussing changes motherhood brings, and describing how your heart can be filled to overflowing so you love your children. Learning from their stories and experiences along with daily reading Gods Word will allow you to treasure many truths in your heart.
Speaking of treasure, the Gospel accounts tell us that Jesus mother, Mary, treasured many things in her heart. What does it mean to treasure? To ponder? To keep something in your heart? Treasuring truths may prepare or refresh you in your journey of motherhood. Each day in this interactive journey youll have a little
Sit down with a cup of tea or coffee and get ready for a complex and wonderful journey. And like Mary, may your hearts treasure and ponder all God wants to teach you.
Ann Marie Stewart is the author of Preparing My Heart for Advent: A Spiritual Pilgrimage for the Christmas Season, Preparing My Heart for Easter: A Womans Journey to the Cross and Beyond, and writes a bimonthly column titled "Anns Lovin Ewe."
While completing her Masters in Film and Television at the University of Michigan, Ann directed award-winning film and video productions. Anns twelve years of teaching music and English prepared her to present a study that is easy to follow.
Ann and her husband, Will, and two daughters run a small sheep farm in Paeonian Springs, Virginia. She is an expressive and engaging speaker and singer for groups of all ages. More information can be found at: www.PreparingMyHeart.com.