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Marlena Graves was one of Five IVP Titles Named 2021 Outreach Resources of the Year

For Marlena Graves, formation and justice always intertwine on the path to a balanced life of both action and contemplation. In these pages Graves describes the process of emptying herself that allows her to move upward toward God and become the true self that God calls her to. Drawing on the rich traditions of Eastern and Western Christian saints, she shares stories and insights that have enlivened her transformation.