Gina Loehr is the author of three books, Choosing Beauty: A 30-Day Spiritual Makeover for Women; The Four Teresas; and Real Women, Real Saints: Friends for Your Spiritual Journey. A frequent guest on national Catholic radio programs including EWTN, Relevant Radio, and Ave Maria Radio, Gina writes and speaks on a variety of Catholic topics inlcuding the saints, the virtues, the sacrament of marriage and the vocation of women. Homeschooled in the primary grades, she went on to complete a degree in theatre studies and then served a year with the National Evangelization Team (NET). From there she earned her master's degree in theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville. Gina currently teaches theology at Marian University in Wisconsin where she lives on a 600-acre dairy farm with her husband and their three young children.
An out-of-the-box look at four of the greatest women of the Church, and what their example can mean for you. Therese of Lisieux, Teresa of Avila, Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, and Mother Teresa, who wouldn t want these women as friends and guides? Lively, determined, devout but never passive, they were all straight-shooters with an abundance of common sense. They were also deeply in love with God, clinging to him with a tenacity that freed them to do the impossible. Using the Great Commandment as her guide, Gina Loehr focuses on how each of these women lived out one particular aspect of the command to love God with heart, mind, and soul and neighbor as self. Practical tips offer suggestions on how to be like the Teresas and points for reflection drive the lessons home. These friends of God will help you become, as they were, expert in living out Christ s perfect law of love.
Choosing Beauty: A 30-Day Spiritual Makeover for Women
Mascara will help and eyeliner too, but the surest way to a beautiful you doesn't require hours at the cosmetics counter. The best beauty routine starts within. Choosing Beauty guides you through a day-by-day inner makeover that will give you a glow that can only come through a life infused with the virtues. Learn how to step away from gossip, grow in courage, practice mercy and enter more fully into the qualities that will allow your inner light to shine.
Real Women, Real Saints: Friends for Your Spiritual Journey
What would it take for you to become a saint? If you're thinking of quiet cloisters and hours in undisturbed prayer, think again. Real women who became real saints run the gamut from quiet to boisterous, single, married, divorced, post-abortive, social activists, hermits, academics, doctors and more. Among these women there is a friend for you, someone even a bit like you.