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MAY 2019
"A life of reflection is a life in which each experience is viewed as an opportunity for growth. Journaling is a powerful way to reflect on and live through the ordinary and extraordinary joys and challenges of life." Bringing Grace Within to Life

We are approaching Pentecost (Sunday, June 9) and the close of the Easter season. The presence of the Holy Spirit descended on the apostles, fulfilling the Paschal Mystery as promised by Jesus and beginning the mission of the church. Just as God equipped those disciples to go forth and share the good news, so too have we been gifted.

With joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation. Isaiah 12:3

This month we invite you to look for hidden gems both around you and within you. We also ask you to consider joining us in serving the Spanish-speaking women in your community.

As you read and reflect with us throughout 2019, consider your own core values and what you can do to strengthen them and empower others to do the same.
HIDDEN GEMS: A REFLECTION
“Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. 1 Peter 4:10

I’ve lived in my community for nearly three decades, yet in the past month I’ve discovered two hidden gems previously unknown to me. A secluded, peaceful park right here in the city with miles of hiking trails that seem Creator-designed for reflective walking toward inner peace. A quiet country road offering a shorter route than the busy, high-volume highway. Both came as welcome surprises in a life often spent getting from point A to... click here to continue reading. 
OUTREACH - SEEKING PARTNER COMMUNITIES
Does your community include both Spanish and English speaking women? Are you looking for a way to reach out?
WITHIN MINISTRIES seeks to partner with leaders in local communities to provide outreach and spiritual growth opportunities, and we'd like to hear from you.

Contact us to learn how together we can serve more women.
SESSION PLANNING RESOURCES
Facilitators and local leaders: As you plan for your next WITHIN MINISTRIES offering - Grace Within, Ministerio de Mujeres en Crecimiento Personal, On the Journey Retreat - what additional resources and session enhancements would you find helpful? How can we ease your preparation? Is there anything participants consistently ask for additional information on?

Contact Jean with your suggestions and needs. We are here to serve.
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