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Traveling Mercies by Anne Lamott
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really liked it
bookshelves: memoir-and-essay

“It is unearned love--the love that goes before, that greets us on the way. It's the help you receive when you have no bright ideas left, when you are empty and desperate and have discovered that your best thinking and most charming charm have failed you. Grace is the light or electricity or juice or breeze that takes you from that isolated place and puts you with others who are as startled and embarrassed and eventually grateful as you are to be there.”

–Anne Lamott

If you've read any of Anne Lamott's memoirs you might have a decent handle on what to expect out of this one. Deep personal transparency, wise spiritual insight, and a good sense of humor.

This book is no exception to all of the good things she's known for. It's one I'd recommend pretty widely.
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Reading Progress

June 20, 2013 – Started Reading
June 29, 2013 – Finished Reading
November 19, 2016 – Shelved
November 19, 2016 – Shelved as: memoir-and-essay

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