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The Power of a Praying Woman

Updated on May 4, 2014
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Ms. Vincent is an M.B.A graduate, Business Consultant and health, wellness & natural healing enthusiast, who reads a lot on those subjects.

I originally bought and read 'The Power of a Praying Woman', in June 2006 and was extremely pleased with the fact that I had gotten my money's worth. It felt like a spiritual retreat in the very comfort of my own apartment. Reading through the book, saying the prayers and reading the Bible verse confirmations attached to each chapter provided much food for thought and reflection over the 30-day period that I used it (there are 30 chapters).

This book, written by Stormy Omartian, enables women at every age, strata of society and stage of life to meaningfully reflect on and attract the positive energy needed in every area of their lives and to make any required changes. She is really down to earth and covers all of the areas, concerns, issues, and challenges faced by Christian women the world over. She also uses really pertinent examples, based on her very own life.

Some of the topics that are covered in the 'The Power of a Praying Woman' treat with resisting the temptation to sin, blessings for the work you do, practicing forgiveness, seeking divine protection, dealing with negative emotions, finding comfort in times of trouble, speaking life-giving words and more.

Then more than seven (7) years later, in October 2013, I picked up 'The Power of a Praying Woman' again, read it through and it was a new experience all over again. Why? Because in those 7 years between 2006 and 2013, I had grown older and wiser, moved to another country, changed jobs, met new people, made new friends and decisions, gained new insights etc. So reading the book once again with my added life experiences as background meant that I was again doing another 'spiritual retreat'. The same chapters I had read 7 years earlier had new meaning for me now.

In short, this is definitely a book to buy for keeps because you can use it over and over again when you need to get a new lease on life!

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If you think that your prayer life needs a boost or that some woman special to you would appreciate this self-help spiritual boost, then go right ahead and make a gift/present with this inspirational book.

Finding Peace For Your Heart A Woman's Guide To Emotional Health
Finding Peace For Your Heart A Woman's Guide To Emotional Health

It takes enormous strength to be a woman! This is a useful resource book to help you maintain or obtain emotional well-being and peace within.


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      Heidi Vincent 

      4 years ago from GRENADA

      @Zeross4: I know exactly what you mean DaisyDixon! It happens with me also when I read the Bible. Thanks for visiting and sharing. Enjoy the rest of your week.

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      Renee Dixon 

      4 years ago from Kentucky

      Interesting how you read it again 7 years later and found new meaning. I've always found it odd, but it's like I can read passages from the bible one day and it mean one thing to me- then read that same passage again later and find a whole new meaning. Sounds like a great book reminds me of one I have called "What God Does When Women Pray" by Evelyn Christenson? A friend from church gave it to me, and I really like it- very inspirational.

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      Heidi Vincent 

      5 years ago from GRENADA

      @DLeighAlexander: Many of us do too much talking to God instead of more listening to Him, so I think that you're found a very wise 'place' to be at peace, DLeighAlexander. Thanks for visiting and sharing. Have a blessed week.

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      5 years ago

      Being still to listen when God speaks.

    • Heidi Vincent profile imageAUTHOR

      Heidi Vincent 

      5 years ago from GRENADA

      @ecogranny: A good mix of places to find peace. Graceonline. Thanks for stopping by and sharing, Have a blessed week.

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      Kathryn Grace 

      5 years ago from San Francisco

      Meditation, cooking, even housework help me make peace when my heart is troubled. And yes, prayer.

    • Heidi Vincent profile imageAUTHOR

      Heidi Vincent 

      5 years ago from GRENADA

      @GrammieOlivia: Thanks for visiting and sharing your special place for finding peace, grammieo. Have a blessed weekend.

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      5 years ago

      I can find peace almost anywhere, just close my eyes and center my mind! My heart will speak all that needs to be said!

    • Heidi Vincent profile imageAUTHOR

      Heidi Vincent 

      5 years ago from GRENADA

      @Linda BookLady: May it be a true blessing to you and bring you peace as well as emotional health, LindaJM. You will most definitely enjoy "Power of a Praying Woman" when you get it. I agree with you that Stormie Omartian is phenomenal and I think that's mainly because she is really down-to-earth. Thanks so much for visiting and sharing! Have a very blessed weekend ad week ahead!

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      Linda Jo Martin 

      5 years ago from Post Falls, Idaho, USA

      I'm reading "Finding Peace For Your Heart" right now... and loving it. I'd like to get "Power of a Praying Woman" soon. She's phenomenal!


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