Small Victories

Small Victories

Spotting Improbable Moments of Grace

Large Print - 2014 | Large Print ed.
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"Anne Lamott writes about community, family and faith in essays that are wise, irreverent, funny and poignant - a style that has become her trademark. Now in Small Victories, Lamott has once again written a brilliant and insightful book that 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. Insightful and irreverent, the stories in Small Victories are proof that the human spirit is resilient and irrepressible"--
Publisher: Waterville, Me : Thorndike Press, 2014.
Edition: Large Print ed.
ISBN: 9781410473462
1410473465
Branch Call Number: 248 LAMOT
Characteristics: 295 p. ; 23 cm

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ontherideau Oct 30, 2015

Anne Lamott writes from a deep place, funny and painful


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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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