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Holding Her Head High: Inspiration from 12 Single Mothers Who Championed Their Children and Changed History

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Hardcover, Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2008, ISBN13 9780785223245, ISBN10 078522324X

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Hardcover, Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2008, ISBN13 9780785223245, ISBN10 078522324X

Life lessons from single mothers throughout history form the inspiration for single mothers today.

Single moms are not just a product of our modern culture. There have been single mothers throughout history, women who have raised not only their children but also nations with a higher vision for life. Holding Her Head High recounts stories of twelve such women from the third to the twenty-first centuries, women who found ways to twist their fates to represent God's destiny for their lives.

These uniquely powerful, brave women, within the scope of their own world and times, are like the ninety-nine percent of single mothers today who never intended to carry that distinction. They are abandoned, widowed, or divorced, all carrying wounds, yet they also all found ways to exhibit courage, kindness, dignity, and faith to heal themselves by healing others.

Actress Janine Turner, herself a single mother, describes the social implications for women and children from the Roman Empire through the Middle Ages to Pioneer days, including a single mother of slavery. Stories from women like Rachel Lavein Fawcett, abandoned single mother of Alexander Hamilton; Abagail Adams, a wartime widow; Harriet Jacobs, an unwed mother of slavery whose autobiography was published the year the Civil War began; and widowed Belva Lockwood, the first woman to officially run for President, all carrying wounds but all offering insight, wisdom, and encouragement. Lessons include: Listen for God's higher calling Hold your head high Dare to dream Champion your children Heal with humor Don't Give Up Before the Miracle

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Number of Pages: 332
Number in Series: 1
Languages: English
Author: Turner, Janine
Publisher: Harpercollins Christian Pub
Publication Date: March, 2008
ISBN-13: 9780785223245
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 5.75 x 8.50 x 1.50 IN
ISBN-10: 078522324X
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Very inspirational look at single mothers thru time, how they overcame obsticals thru faith, and championed their children with God.

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