The Awakened Woman

The Awakened Woman

Remembering & Reigniting Our Sacred Dreams

Book - 2017
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Baker & Taylor
An educator, humanitarian and motivational speaker uses the idea of the sacred dream as the basis for nine essential lessons to encourage women to tap into their hidden power and use their wisdom, skills and visions to inspire, create and transform the world.

Baker
& Taylor

The author presents her manifesto for women's empowerment and her life story, from her experience as a child bride in Zimbabwe, to her path to becoming an advocate for womens education, with guidance rooted in ancient African wisdom.

Simon and Schuster
Through one incredible woman’s journey from a child bride in a small Zimbabwe village to one of the world’s most recognizable voices in women’s empowerment and education, this manifesto inspires women to pursue their sacred dreams through nine essential lessons brought forth from ancient African wisdom.

Before Tererai Trent landed on Oprah’s stage as her “favorite guest of all time,” she was a woman with a forgotten dream. As a young girl in a cattle-herding village in Zimbabwe, she dreamed of receiving an education but instead was married young and by eighteen, without a high school graduation, she was already a mother of three. Tererai encountered a visiting American woman who assured her that anything was possible, reawakening her sacred dream. Tererai planted her dreams deep in the earth and prayed they would grow. They did, and now not only has she earned her PhD but she has also built schools for girls in Zimbabwe, with funding from Oprah. The Awakened Woman: Remembering & Reigniting Our Sacred Dreams is her accessible, intimate, and evocative guide that teaches nine essential lessons to encourage all women to reexamine their dreams and uncover the power hidden within them—power that can recreate our world for the better.

Tererai points out that there is a massive, untapped, global resource in women who have, for one reason or another, set aside their wisdom, their skills, and their dreams in order to take care of the personal business of their lives. Not only is this a type of invisible suffering experienced by countless women, this rich resource is a secret weapon for improving our world. Women have the capacity to inspire, to create, to transform—and Tererai’s call to action will awaken hearts, give permission to recapture dreams, and provide the tools to forge a brighter path for all. This is the movement of Sacred Sisters.

Publisher: New York :, Enliven Books/Atria,, 2017
Edition: First Enliven BooksAtria Books hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781501145667
1501145665
Characteristics: xxiii, 258 pages ; 24 cm

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