I am so thankful so very very thankful for all of you!!!! EVERY SINGLE one of you!!!! Truthfully my Hope Nuggets are you!!!! But as I said, I am pulling little pearls of wisdom and hope and happy out of my writings for that year and sharing at the end of the chapter. So these … Continue reading Hope Nugget Helpers Rejoice!!!!
Ove had, as usual, gotten up ten minutes earlier. He could not make head nor tail of people who overslept and blamed it on "the alarm clock not ringing." One had never owned an alarm clock in his entire life. He woke up at quarter to six and that was when he got up. Every morning … Continue reading A Man Called Ove…Adult version of UP
"Many masters have told us that the most important decision we will ever make is whether or not we choose to see the Universe as benevolent. That decision will shape our lives, as will many others." ~ Sheri Salata My precious friend Angie, bought me this book. I love it when. friends knows the deepest part … Continue reading The Beautiful No
" A man flying in the air in a car with wings.... are you sure? I think there's some serious leg pulling going on here. Are you making it up? How does the moon rise every night? I don't know, but it does. ~ part of a conversation amongst the town Fannie Flagg has long been one of my favorite … Continue reading The Whole Towns Talking
"One can no more approach people without love than one can approach bees without care." Tolstoy. Wouldn't the world be a better place if we took that tiny bit of advice? The hive has many lessons to teach us. This was only one of them. ~ Holly from Queen Bee I love fiction books, but I … Continue reading Queen Bee…. A queen among amazing books!!!! Fiction but some Non-fiction lessons!!!
Erica and I met this adorable and most preciously sweet and friendly author unexpectedly in a darling bookstore in Houston. Hey was that enough happy adjectives to describe her? So first of all I am way behind in my book reviews because I have been busy reading, but I must stop and tell you how … Continue reading Slightly South of Simple… A Peachtree Bluff Novel, Book 1
"I wish I could tell you that every part of my life is a long list of not giving a tinker's damn what anyone else thinks, but that wouldn't be truthful no matter how much I want to set an example for you now." ~ Rachel Hollis For some odd reason that above statement made … Continue reading Girl, Stop Apologizing
“Folks who thrive in God’s grace give grace easily, but the self-critical person becomes others-critical. We “love” people the way we “love” ourselves, and if we are not good enough, then no one is. We keep ourselves brutally on the hook, plus our husbands, our kids, our friends, our churches, our leaders, anyone “other.” When … Continue reading For The Love!!!!!
"Loss, grief, and disappointment are profoundly personal. We all have unique circumstances and reactions to them. Still, the kindness and bravery of those who shared their experiences helped pull me through mine. Some who opened their hearts and are my closest friends. Others are total stranger who offered wisdom and advice publicly ---sometimes even books with horrible titles. And Adam, … Continue reading Option B, Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy
“Forgiven people, forgive people. Adored people adore people. Freed people free people. But when we are still locked in our own prisons, it is impossible to crave the liberation of others. Misery prefers company.” ~ Jen Hatmaker How in the world do you review this book????? So many questions to think about so many truths … Continue reading Of Mess and Moxie