What led Edwina Gateley to serve the poor in Africa, inspire lay people to become missioners on four continents, befriend and minister to women in prostitution in Chicago, go to a hermitage in the Sahara Desert and to a trailer in Illinois to pray, adopt an African-American baby, and without seeking it, become one of todays most popular contemporary speakers and retreat leaders in North America, Ireland and the United Kingdom?
This amazing memoir begins with a childhood mystical experience and continues with the authors responses to the Christ she began to recognize in her brothers and sisters everywhere.
Edwina Gateley is a poet, artist, writer, lay minister, and religious educator. She is the founder of the Volunteer Missionary Movement and of Genesis House in Chicago. Her bestselling books include Soul Sisters and Christ in the Margins.