Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Carry On

For years Glennon Doyle Melton built a wall between herself and others, hiding inside a bunker of secrets and shame. But one day everything changed: Glennon woke up to life, committing herself to living out loud and giving language to our universal (yet often secret) experiences. She became a sensation when her personal essays started going viral. Her hilarious and poignant observations have been read by millions, shared among friends, discussed at water coolers, and have now inspired a social movement.......
 
About a week ago a great friend of mine (Allison) suggested that I read this book, one that she read and loved! Then Allison said something that stuck with me.....she said Glennon was a "Truth-Teller" like me?!# Truth-Teller........hmm.....I have never heard my "Shameless confessions" on here described like that.....AND I love it!
Now back to the book! This book is as much about her children as it is about her past and even though I don't have kids this book was so relatable! I saw so much of myself in Glennon and the way she goes about sharing her life really struck a cord with me! I loved the way this book made me laugh, I loved the way she shared her views (all which I share) and I loved her honesty. I read this is 3 days because I didn't want to put it down and since finishing this book I am now following her blog/community Momastery! You can check it out HERE!
If you are looking for another summer read you really should check it out! Has anyone else read this??


1 comment:

Becky said...

I'm excited to read this. I'm also going to read a book called The In-Between. I think it will help me in my current situation.

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