Small Victories

Small Victories

Spotting Improbable Moments of Grace

Book - 2014
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Anne Lamott writes about community, family, and faith in essays that are both wise and irreverent. Now Lamott offers a message of hope that celebrates the triumph of light over the darkness in our lives. Our victories over hardships and pain may be small, they may be infrequent, but they keep us going and they often come from the most unexpected places: within ourselves. Lamott shows how we can forgive thoughtless family members; spotlights the value of turning toward love even in the most hopeless situations (the death of a loved one, a cancer diagnosis), and shows how to find the joy in getting lost in traffic while racing to the aid of a sick friend.
Publisher: New York :, Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA),, 2014
ISBN: 9781594486296
1594486298
Branch Call Number: 248.4 LAMOTT
248 Lamott 2014
Characteristics: 286 pages ; 21 cm

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bronteside
Jan 13, 2016

Love, love, loved the book.
Reminds us the tsunami comes for all of us,,and then the quiet presides.

ontherideau Oct 30, 2015

Anne Lamott writes from a deep place, funny and painful

JCLBeckyC Feb 13, 2015

The incomparable Anne Lamott shines in this collection of new and selected essays. Each essay focuses on one person in Lamott's life--her mother, father, brother, friends, and even her enemies. A combination of insightful, cheeky, and laugh-out-loud funny, this is a great read for Progressive Christians and non-Christians who are interested in reading one woman's journey toward forgiveness.

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GummiGirl
Jan 07, 2015

Comforting and hopeful, although it's mostly things the author has said before.

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