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Small Victories: Spotting Improbable Moments of Grace

By Anne Lamott. Riverhead Books, 2014. 287 pages. $22.95/hardcover; $11.99/eBook. Sitting down to read one of Anne Lamottā€™s books is [ā€¦]

Ellen Michaud is a former book review editor of Friends Journal, an editor-at-large for Live Happy magazine, and author of the award-winningĀ Blessed: Living a Grateful Life. She is a member of South Starksboro (Vt.) Meeting and an alumna of the School of the Spiritā€™s program on Contemplative Living and Prayer.

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Thanks and Wow: Two Prayers from Anne Lamottā€™s Latest

This post continues our online book discussion of Anne Lamottā€™s Help, Thanks, Wow, the Friends Journal selection for February. Chapter [ā€¦]

Jana Llewellyn is associate editor at Friends Journal.

Anne LamottĀ is the author of theĀ New York TimesĀ bestsellersĀ Grace (Eventually),Ā Plan B, Traveling Mercies,Ā andĀ Operating Instructions, as well as several novels, includingĀ RosieĀ andĀ Crooked Little Heart. Her most recent books are Some Assembly Required: A Journal of My Sonā€™s First SonĀ andĀ Help, Thanks, Wow. A past recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, she lives in Northern California.

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Interview with Anne Lamott, Author of Help, Thanks, Wow

Even though many Quakers use the phrase, ā€œhold in the light,ā€ there is something to be said for the moments [ā€¦]

Anne LamottĀ is the author of theĀ New York TimesĀ bestsellersĀ Grace (Eventually),Ā Plan B, Traveling Mercies,Ā andĀ Operating Instructions, as well as several novels, includingĀ RosieĀ andĀ Crooked Little Heart. Her most recent books are Some Assembly Required: A Journal of My Sonā€™s First SonĀ andĀ Help, Thanks, Wow. A past recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, she lives in Northern California.

Jana LlewellynĀ is associate editor at Friends Journal.

Posted in: February 2013, Quaker Book Reviews
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Asking for Help: Anne Lamottā€™s Help, Thanks, Wow

This is the first installment of our February book club discussion of Anne Lamottā€™s, Help, Thanks, Wow. Even if you [ā€¦]

Jana Llewellyn is associate editor of Friends Journal.

Anne LamottĀ is the author of theĀ New York TimesĀ bestsellersĀ Grace (Eventually),Ā Plan B, Traveling Mercies,Ā andĀ Operating Instructions, as well as several novels, includingĀ RosieĀ andĀ Crooked Little Heart. Her most recent books are Some Assembly Required: A Journal of My Sonā€™s First SonĀ andĀ Help, Thanks, Wow. A past recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, she lives in Northern California.

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