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Grace (eventually) : thoughts on faith

Author: Anne Lamott
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2007.
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Wherever you look, there's trouble and wonder, pain and beauty, restoration and darkness--sometimes all at once. Yet amid the confusion, if you look carefully, in nature or in the kitchen, in ordinariness or in mystery, beyond the emotion muck we all slog through, you'll find it eventually: a path, some light to see by, moments of insight, courage, or buoyancy. In other words, grace. Lamott knows and lives by this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
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Biography
Named Person: Anne Lamott; Anne Lamott; Anne Lamott
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Lamott
ISBN: 9781594489426 1594489424 9781594482878 159448287X 9780739487747 0739487744
OCLC Number: 76261866
Description: 253 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Prelude --
Dance class. Ski patrol ; Wailing wall ; Dance class --
Bodies. The muddling glory of God ; Dear old friend ; A field theory of beauty --
In circulation. Cheese love ; At death's window ; The born --
Forgivishness. Nudges ; The carpet guy ; Dandelions ; Near the lagoon, 2004 --
Lost and found. Steinbeck country ; Shadows ; The last story of spring --
Samwheel. Chirren ; Samwheel ; Blink of an eye --
Earth school. Bastille Day ; Mom, interrupted ; Junctions ; Kookaburra.
Responsibility: Anne Lamott.
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Wherever you look, there's trouble and wonder, pain and beauty, restoration and darkness--sometimes all at once. Yet amid the confusion, if you look carefully, in nature or in the kitchen, in ordinariness or in mystery, beyond the emotion muck we all slog through, you'll find it eventually: a path, some light to see by, moments of insight, courage, or buoyancy. In other words, grace. Lamott knows and lives by this belief, most of the time. In these essays, she recounts the missteps, detours, and roadblocks in her walk of faith.--From publisher description.

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Complexities of faith & grace

by booksonthebeach (WorldCat user published 2008-10-18) Good Permalink

It took a while for me to get into the swing of this book.  Partly, I think, because I read it entirely during lunch breaks.  But mostly it was a little slow in the beginning because I was unfamiliar with Anne Lamont's personal history and style.  In her teens and twenties she was a...
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