Ruth Marlene Friesen: Welcome!
This site is like Ruthe,
the heroine of my novel,
Ruthe's Secret Roses
Ruthe is . . .
intimate with God,
prays a lot,
a bleeding heart for the hurting,
a big sister,
has creative ideas,
likes to give
loyal to friends,
dreams of love and
dreams of writing a book
goes the extra mile
So this site offers;
good books to read!
help to become Friends with Jesus,
The One Ideal Real Friend
a cure for loneliness
An Older Sister's Coping Secret
how to pray Panic Prayers,
how to grow in faith
how to share your faith
how to become a writer
A Book I can Highly Recommend
Sharing His Secrets
Intimate insights from the women who knew Jesus
by Vickey Banks
Multenomah Publishers, 2001 205 pages
Although I haven't heard Vickey Banks as a public speaker myself, the warmth and her vivid
imagination as she writes in this book, makes it easy to believe that she is as dynamic as others
In Sharing His Secrets, Banks studies nine different women who had personal encounters with Jesus,
and draws applications to the relationship that women today may have with our Lord.
From the woman at the well, running on empty, we learn that Jesus invites us to an intimate and
fulfilling relationship that will satisfy. From the bleeding woman, we discover that Jesus wants to
give us His undivided attention.
The Syrophoenician mother was a Mom on a Mission. Banks uses her to point out that Jesus
really admires persistent praying women.
Besides the widow of Nain, the adulterous woman, the sisters Mary and Martha, there was the sinful
anointer, the crippled woman, and Mary Magdalene. All of these point to various aspects of the
intimacy we are invited to find in Christ.
Each chapter ends with a prayer and discussion questions, making this a good choice for a small
(Reprinted with Permission from Provident Bookfinder)
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