“Walk in Her Sandals will allow you to enter more fully into life in Christ by praying over his passion, death, and resurrection. It will help you experience a conversion of heart and recognize your own giftedness.”
Walk In Her Sandals, edited by Kelly M. Wahlquist, takes an innovate approach to meditating on the Passion of Christ. By combining fiction and nonfiction, this little volume offers the best of both types of writing. It draws you into the heart of Holy Week with Scripture and Stephanie Landsem’s wonderful prose, then takes you a step beyond with reflection and questions designed to draw you closer to Jesus.
If you’ve read Stephanie Landsem’s Living Water Series, which I highly recommend, you’ll recognize her hand here as she draws you into the life of Christ from the margins. By offering the perspectives of women of various ages on the periphery of Jesus’s ministry, you’ll become immersed in the life-changing events of Holy Week.
The book, written by women for women, is organized around six feminine gifts identified by St. John Paul II. They are:
- the Holy Spirit
Walk In Her Sandals, available October 10, 2016, is designed for both personal and group use with questions for discussion. It would make a good Christmas gift for any Catholic woman in your life. (Non-Catholic Christians would find much to enrich them as well.) While particularly appropriate for the Lenten season, the riches of Christ’s Passion can be delved into year round.