One Thousand Gifts
“If it were up to me … I’d write this story differently” (One Thousand Gifts, p. 20). Be honest. Haven’t you felt that way sometimes? It was natural for Ann Voskamp to feel that way when her first memories were of her toddler sister’s death, an event traumatic enough to send her mother to a mental institution and to overwhelm her father for years. And that event wounded Ann Voskamp. Read chapter one of One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are to feel the
Every now and then I hear about examples of great sportsmanship. I love the inspiration of seeing athletes rise above their own feelings and fears to reach out to their competitors. An Example of Great Sportsmanship from Figure Skating Recently at the Four Continents Figure Skating Championships, Team USA pairs skater Mark Ladwig had his skate break during his short program. He was given the allowed three minutes to return to the ice and finish the program. While he was trying to decide whether to use duct tape or
One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are. by Ann Voskamp 224 pp Zondervan If you’re looking for a book that could change your life, be sure to read Ann Voskamp’s One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are. I already followed and loved Ann Voskamp’s blog at A Holy Experience. I already belonged to and loved her Gratitude Community. But still, the book was even better than I expected. Ann’s honesty in describing her woundedness in the first chapter gives
Here’s some word art from a quote in Ann Voskamp’s new book, One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are. To download word art (without watermark), click here, then right click on the image and choose “Save Picture As . . .” Please ”like” the Raising Figure Skaters Facebook page and receive my motivational Quote of the Day in your Facebook News Feed!