It's a new month, and that means a new pick for Delilah's Book Club!
The timing of this month's choice could not be better. We've had catastrophic flooding in our lower Gulf states, as well as terrifying wild fires in the West.
There you are, you've made it through 79 rounds of chemotherapy and had radical surgeries on your liver and lung performed, and still you're told you have only 3 months to live...
What would you do?
I chose my July book club, Cultivate, because author, business owner, and mom to three Lara Casey offers sound and grace-filled advice: “We can’t do it all, and do it well. But, we can choose to cultivate what matters.” Gee, how familiar does that sound?
New Book Club: This Life I Live by Rory Feek.
Chronicling the journey neither of them were prepared to take and letting the world take it along with them, Joeys’ story, the tenderness of her heart, and the message of God’s love was sent to millions...
Gobi first finds Leonard when he wasn't looking to be found... but a turn of heart and twist of fate soon has the shoe on the other foot and it is Leonard who goes in search of the little tan terrier who won his heart.
Great Summer Reads | May Book Club!
Why settle for one, when you can have a whole stack of books?! From Grillin' to grinnin' my list has it all. Inspiring meals, inspiring people, inspiring mutts, and inspiring children. Get inspired. READ!
In The Book of Forgiving, Desmond Tutu and his daughter, Mpho, explain the four-step process of forgiveness—Telling the Story, Naming the Hurt, Granting Forgiveness, and Renewing or Releasing the Relationship—as well as offer meditations, exercises, and prayers to guide the reader along the way.
The perfect companion for your forgiveness journey, The Book of Forgiving lays out the simple but profound truths about the significance of forgiveness and why granting forgiveness is the greatest gift we can give to ourselves.
This is a special book and I will be hosting a special movie about forgiveness, Just Let Go on September 28th. You can like them on Facebook and see the movie trailer: https://www.facebook.com/JustLetGoMovie?fref=ts It is a Fathom movie event and will be shown for one night all over the county on September 28th. The producers of Just Let Go have teamed up with Desmond Tuto to tell people about the Forgiveness Challenge. You can find out frequently ask question and more about the Forgiveness Challenge here: https://www.forgivenesschallenge.com/faq/ This is a special book that will help in your walk to forgive.
"Without forgiveness, we remain tethered to the person who harmed us... Until we can forgive the person who harmed us, they will hold the keys to our happiness, they will be our jailor."
Desmond & Mpho Tutu, The Book of Forgiving
CLICK HERE to buy The Book of Forgiving.
"Bishop Tutu and his daughter Mpho reveal groundbreaking insights as to how to acknowledge and resolve our lifelong burdens of anguish and pain towards a new paradigm of transformative healing." - Annie Lennox
"A primer for not only finding the path for healing ourselves and the world, but for restoring balance in our biology, mind, and spirit." - Deepak Chopra, author of What Are You Hungry For?
"Includes instructions on how to forgive, as well as scientific and moral reasons to do so. No one is unforgiveable; it takes a moral icon such as Tutu to credibly assert this....This book belongs on nightstands, shelves, and altars everywhere." - Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"There is no one who embodies the virtue of forgiveness like Desmond Tutu. With this book, he and his daughter take forgiveness out of the realm of mystery and offer a handbook on forgiveness, revealing this most exacting and freeing of human capacities in all its complexity and transformative achievability."- Krista Tippett, Host/Executive Producer of On Being