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So close to amazing : stories of a DIY life gone wrong ... and learning to find the beauty in every imperfection

Author: KariAnne Wood
Publisher: Carol Stream, IL : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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So Close to Amazing is a collection of hilarious and heartfelt reflections on getting it almost right - and how, instead of giving up, we can choose to simply embrace our real selves right where we are. It's a story of transparency and honesty and recognizing that perfection is completely overemphasized and overrated. It's about grace and learning from mistakes and rejoicing in every victory, no matter how small.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Autobiographies
Named Person: KariAnne Wood; KariAnne Wood
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: KariAnne Wood
ISBN: 9781496422019 1496422015
OCLC Number: 978286643
Description: xxvi, 202 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Contents: How to be amazing --
Leap before you look --
Knock, knock; who's there? --
I would move six hundred miles --
Every house needs a happily-ever-after --
Never underestimate a slippery spaghetti ring --
A floor without end --
Trash-talking --
The roast that went to garden club --
The day Goliath met a T. Rex --
My achilles hips --
Flooded with possibilities --
If you blink, you'll miss the french fries.
Responsibility: KariAnne Wood.

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So Close to Amazing is a collection of hilarious and heartfelt reflections on getting it almost right - and how, instead of giving up, we can choose to simply embrace our real selves right where we are. It's a story of transparency and honesty and recognizing that perfection is completely overemphasized and overrated. It's about grace and learning from mistakes and rejoicing in every victory, no matter how small. Because when you find joy in the "you" God created you to be, you'll discover the amazing that was there all along.

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