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Donna Otto: How Elisabeth Elliot Mentored Me, Part 2

Updated: Oct 18, 2019

Truth hurts, especially when it hits your weak spot. In this Part 2 of the interview with mentoring expert Donna Otto, Mrs. Otto shares how Elisabeth Elliot was able to communicate painful truth to her without crushing her. Hope you enjoy this challenging conclusion as much as I enjoyed talking with this precious lady!

In this concluding episode of the interview with Donna Otto, Mrs. Otto shares more about how Elisabeth Elliot's sometimes daunting ways didn't crush Donna, even when her words were hard to hear. Important lessons here for anyone who needs to share truth without damaging the hearers.

For more than 25 years Donna Otto, home and life management expert, has shared inspiration and practical wisdom. She is an Author and founder of Modern Homemakers, formerly Homemakers By Choice, a national organization which offers weekly teaching for a new generation of “counter culture” women who are making a home in the 21st century. To hundreds of young homemakers, Donna has been the wise, fun, Godly Aunt every young woman wishes she had. Each teaching session encourages women in their role as a woman, wife, mother, and keeper of the home. She is also the founder of Mentors for the Next Generation, a program facilitating mentoring relationships between older and younger women.

Donna and her husband, David, have been married for more than 30 years and live in Arizona. They have one daughter and two grandchildren.


You can learn more about Mrs. Otto by checking out her ministry website,

"Turn Your Heart Towards Home" words and music by Steve & Annie Chapman. Used with permission.

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