Carry On, Warrior

Author: Glennon Doyle,Glennon Doyle Melton

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451698224

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 300

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A New York Times essayist shares her journey from a self-destructive college student to a devoted family woman and teacher while illuminating the importance of trusting in a higher power and being truthful about life's challenges.

Carry On, Warrior

Author: Glennon Melton

Publisher: Michael Joseph

ISBN: 9780718177362

Category: Life change events

Page: 288

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Here's my hunch: nobody's secure, and nobody feels like she completely belongs. Those insecurities are just job hazards of being human. But some people dance anyway, and those people have more fun. On my deathbed, I'm not gong to wish I had danced like JLo; I'm just going to wish I had danced more. On Mother's Day, 2002, Glennon Melton was unmarried, addicted to drugs, booze, food and bad love. Her criminal record had grown steadily more muddied in her desperate quest for escapism. But by a strange twist of fate, it was on this day that she discovered she was pregnant. After twenty years of wilful self-destruction, how could Glennon rise to the challenge of looking after the helpless, innocent child growing within her, when she couldn't even look after herself? Carry On, Warrior is the inspiring and empowering story of a mother who, for the love of her child, was determined to change her life forever. This is a true woman's book, which touches on the universal themes of friendship, marriage and family in a way that is unique and enlightening. 'In Carry On, Warrior, Glennon Melton's honesty, thoughtfulness, and humour will keep readers racing through the pages - and set them thinking more deeply about their own lives.' Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project and Happier at Home 'Glennon embodies all that we want to be and fear we are not: she is authentic, funny, wise, loving, and resilient in the face of extraordinary challenges. But the magic of Carry On, Warrior is that by the time you finish the book, you realize you ARE all those things, and more. It is a book that actually makes you feel that you are loved and cherished. Has a book ever accomplished anything more marvellous than that?' Vanessa Diffenbaugh, author of The Language of Flowers

Carry On, Warrior

Author: Glennon Doyle

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 1405910518

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

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Discover the journey that led to the No. 1 international bestseller Untamed, from the life-changing guru that every woman needs 'Do it. Read it. Live it. Practice it.' ADELE 'Profound. I can't stop thinking about this book' Brene Brown __________ Glennon Doyle is the life-changing guru that every woman needs, loved by Adele, Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon 'What an absolute guru of a woman' ELIZABETH DAY, author of HOW TO FAIL 'Here's my hunch: nobody's secure, and nobody feels like she completely belongs. Those insecurities are just job hazards of being human. On my deathbed, I'm not going to wish I had danced like JLo; I'm just going to wish I had danced more.' On Mother's Day, 2002, Glennon Doyle was unmarried, addicted to drugs, booze, food and bad love. But by a strange twist of fate, it was on this day that she discovered she was pregnant. After twenty years of wilful self-destruction, how could Glennon rise to the challenge of looking after the helpless, innocent child growing within her, when she couldn't even look after herself? This is the inspiring story of Glennon Doyle; the mother who, for the love of her child, was determined to change her life forever. Carry On, Warrior is the life-changing book by Glennon Doyle about the power of the love we hold for our family, and for ourselves. __________ Praise for Glennon Doyle 'This book will shake your brain and make your soul scream' Adele 'Some books shake you by the shoulders while others steal your heart. Glennon does both at the exact same time' Brené Brown 'Remarkable' Fearne Cotton 'A testament to the power of vulnerability...words that anyone who's ever known pain or shame can relate to' Oprah Winfrey 'This book will change lives, and I am incredibly grateful that it exists' Elizabeth Gilbert, bestselling author of EAT PRAY LOVE

Love Warrior

Author: Glennon Doyle,Glennon Doyle Melton

Publisher: Flatiron Books

ISBN: 1250075742

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 272

View: 8943


#1 New York Times Bestseller Oprah's Bookclub 2016 Selection "Riveting...a worthy investment...this book has real wisdom." —New York Times Book Review "A book with so much painful truth packed into its pages that every person who’s ever married or plans to marry should really give it a read." —Chicago Tribune "Provocative....I adore her honesty, her vulnerability, and her no-nonsense wisdom, and I know you will, too." —Oprah Winfrey "This memoir isn’t really about Glennon rebuilding her relationship with her husband; it is about Glennon rebuilding her relationship with herself. Utterly refreshing and...badass." —Bustle.com The highly anticipated new memoir by bestselling author Glennon Doyle tells the story of her journey of self-discovery after the implosion of her marriage. Just when Glennon Doyle Melton was beginning to feel she had it all figured out—three happy children, a doting spouse, and a writing career so successful that her first book catapulted to the top of the New York Times bestseller list—her husband revealed his infidelity and she was forced to realize that nothing was as it seemed. A recovering alcoholic and bulimic, Glennon found that rock bottom was a familiar place. In the midst of crisis, she knew to hold on to what she discovered in recovery: that her deepest pain has always held within it an invitation to a richer life. Love Warrior is the story of one marriage, but it is also the story of the healing that is possible for any of us when we refuse to settle for good enough and begin to face pain and love head-on. This astonishing memoir reveals how our ideals of masculinity and femininity can make it impossible for a man and a woman to truly know one another—and it captures the beauty that unfolds when one couple commits to unlearning everything they’ve been taught so that they can finally, after thirteen years of marriage, commit to living true—true to themselves and to each other. Love Warrior is a gorgeous and inspiring account of how we are born to be warriors: strong, powerful, and brave; able to confront the pain and claim the love that exists for us all. This chronicle of a beautiful, brutal journey speaks to anyone who yearns for deeper, truer relationships and a more abundant, authentic life.

Theologies of Failure

Author: Roberto Sirvent,Duncan B. Reyburn

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 153260078X

Category: Religion

Page: 260

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What does failure mean for theology? In the Bible, we find some unsettling answers to this question. We find lastness usurping firstness, and foolishness undoing wisdom. We discover, too, a weakness more potent than strength, and a loss of life that is essential to finding life. Jesus himself offers an array of paradoxes and puzzles through his life and teachings. He even submits himself to humiliation and death to show the cosmos the true meaning of victory. As David Bentley Hart observes, "most of us would find Christians truly cast in the New Testament mold fairly obnoxious: civically reprobate, ideologically unsound, economically destructive, politically irresponsible, socially discreditable, and really just a bit indecent." By incorporating the work of scholars working with a range of frameworks within the Christian tradition, Theologies of Failure aims to offer a unique and important contribution to understanding and embracing failure as a pivotal theological category. As the various contributors highlight, it is a category with a powerful capacity for illuminating our theological concerns and perspectives. It is a category that frees us to see old ideas in a brand-new light, and helps to foster an awareness of ideas that certain modes of analysis may have obscured from our vision. In short, this book invites readers to consider how both theology and failure can help us ask new questions, discover new possibilities, and refuse the ways of the world.

Summary of Glennon Doyle Melton's Carry On, Warrior

Author: Swift Reads

Publisher: Swift Books LLC

ISBN: N.A

Category: Family & Relationships

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Buy now to get the insights from Glennon Doyle Melton's Carry On, Warrior. Sample Insights: 1) Life is an adventure, and our quest is to find the unfindable. This is the problem - life is a bit of a setup. We’re put here, and made to crave something that isn’t even here. Writer Anne Lamott calls this unquenchable thirst our “God-sized hole.” 2) Glennon Doyle Melton tried to fill this hole with poisonous things for twenty years. When she was young, food was her only refuge. It was her God. But she also knew that society expected women to be thin to be considered beautiful, so she discovered bulimia as a solution.

Summary of Carry On, Warrior

Author: Book Summary

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781539693994

Category:

Page: 80

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Carry On, Warrior: The Power of Embracing Your Messy, Beautiful Life by Glennon Doyle Melton | Book Summary Glennon Doyle Melton is a blogger and writer. She is the founder of Momastery.com and has contributed to publications such as Family Circle and The Huffington Post.Melton is one of those people that we can all relate to. She has suffered from addictions and bounced back from them, changing her life for the better. She is living proof that even when life seems to be against you, as long as you keep trying, you can change for the better and change those around you.Melton and her family are faithful believers in God and Jesus Christ. Although they have views different from traditional Christian beliefs, you can't help but agree with them. She brings it all to the table, laid out with the serving platter lids off and the dessert cooling right in the middle. Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn... Waking Up Sisters & Holy Holes On Writing and Dancing & Day one Chutes and Ladders & In Case of Emergency Inhale, Exhale Smelly Coughy Guy Committing Birthdays Lucky Seven & Fireworks Out to Lunch & Airing Our Dirty Laundry Initiation & On Weaving and Repentance Sucker - On Vacuuming Easter & Unwind Multiplying Don't Carpe Diem & A Little Advice Brave Is a Decision Whatever, Honestly One, Two, Three Rejoicing & A Mountain I am Willing to Die On ... The Book at A Glance Conclusion Final Thoughts Now What? Bonus Scroll Up and Click on "buy now with 1-Click" to Download Your Copy Right Now ************Tags: carry on warrior, carry on warrior by glennon melton, carry on warrior book, carry on warrior audio cd, glennon doyle melton, parenting books, how to be a good mother, how to be a good wife

Untamed

Author: Glennon Doyle

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473580900

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 255

View: 2694


'This book will shake your brain and make your soul scream. I am so ready for myself after reading this book!' Adele 'Untamed will liberate women - emotionally, spiritually, and physically. It is phenomenal.' Elizabeth Gilbert, author of City of Girls and Eat Pray Love Who were you before the world told you who to be? Part inspiration, part memoir, Untamed explores the joy and peace we discover when we stop striving to meet the expectations of the world, and instead dare to listen to and trust in the voice deep inside us. From the beloved New York Times bestselling author, speaker and activist Glennon Doyle. ***** For many years, Glennon Doyle denied her discontent. Then, while speaking at a conference, she looked at a woman across the room and fell instantly in love. Three words flooded her mind: There. She. Is. At first, Glennon assumed these words came to her from on high but soon she realised they had come to her from within. This was the voice she had buried beneath decades of numbing addictions and social conditioning. Glennon decided to let go of the world's expectations of her and reclaim her true untamed self. Soulful and uproarious, forceful and tender, Untamed is both an intimate memoir and a galvanising wake-up call. It is the story of how one woman learned that a responsible mother is not one who slowly dies for her children, but one who shows them how to fully live. It is also the story of how each of us can begin to trust ourselves enough to set boundaries, make peace with our bodies, honour our anger and heartbreak, and unleash our truest, wildest instincts. Untamed shows us how to be brave. And, as Glennon insists, 'The braver we are, the luckier we get.'