Quotes I’ve found very interesting and thought provoking so far:
Like so many other women I was left alone to navigate my way through adolescence, through my changing and awakening body, a picture of my changing and awakening heart. No counsel was given for the journey into womanhood.
We know the expectations that have been laid upon us by our families, our churches, and our cultures. There are reams of materials on what you ought to do to be a good woman.
“We’re all living in the shadow of that infamous icon, “Proverbs 31 Woman”, whose life is so busy I wonder, when does she have the time for friendships, for taking walks, or reading good books?
Why is it so hard to create meaningful relationships and sustain them? Why do our days seem so unimportant, filled not with romance and adventure but with duties and demands?
Aware of our deep failings, we pour contempt on our own hearts for wanting more. Oh, we long for intimacy and for adventure; we long to be the Beauty of some great story.
Because God knows our heart is core to who we are. It is the source of all our creativity, our courage, and our convictions.
We think you’ll find that every woman in her heart of hearts longs for three things; to be romanced, to plan an irreplaceable role in a great adventure, and to unveil beauty. That’s what makes a woman come alive.