In these pages, author and speaker Rebecca Florence Osaigbovo calls all sisters to either become a spiritual mother or be mentored by one. In fact, she believes the survival of African American communities depends on the renewal of mentoring relationships.
Having spent many years as both a mentor and a mentee, Osaigbovo provides here the resources needed for effective, life-giving, mentoring relationships, including help for
In addition, you'll read stories from real mentors and mentees that reveal the life-change and lasting effects that come from vibrant mentoring relationships. Older, spiritually mature African American women also offer their wise words of advice, gleaned from years of serving as spiritual mothers to others.
Whether you're in a family, workplace, school or ministry context, whether you're young or old, you can begin a mentoring relationship. Let Rebecca Florence Osaigbovo and her spiritual sisters and mothers show you how.
1 Making the Case
2 The Challenges and Triumphs of Mentoring
3 Who Is Qualified to Be a Mentor?
4 How to Find a Mentor
5 How to Mentor
6 On Location
7 Tips for Getting Started
8 A Model for Structured Mentoring
9 Confidentiality--A Cautionary Tale
10 The Ultimate Example
11 A Real-Life Mentor Model