By Lori Norman
This inspirational memoir strains Lori Norman's own trip from her access into the novitiate on the age of eighteen to the eventual reexamination of all she knew and trusted.
Is this God’s will?
She’d constantly believed it was once her calling to turn into a nun and to coach; yet sure by way of principles, expectancies of church and relations, and her vows, she felt trapped and not able to flee. Sexual repression and the church’s inflexible perspectives at the worth of ladies constrained her as if in a medieval fort. throughout its drawbridge lay unknown, forbidden territory.
Over time, Lori yearned for a special existence and dreamed of getting a husband and kids. Sexual emotions have been jolted wide awake with a priest's lingering kiss. She met nuns who embraced their sexuality. after which she fell deeply in love.
Literally shaken in an enormous earthquake, Lori was once eventually pressured to think again her existence. As partitions crumbled, she rediscovered part of herself she had locked away decades earlier than. yet, may possibly she go away every little thing she had ever recognized and begin anew?
Lori Norman’s candid, eye-opening memoir chronicles her direction towards turning into entire and embracing all that lifestyles needed to provide her.
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Beyond the Drawbridge: A Memoir: A Journey to New Choices and Recreating My Life by Lori Norman