Every life journey traverses curves and corners. In Corners: Voices on Change, writers find a way through changes. Their literary essays offer honesty, comfort and humor. Tracing their stories helps us to process our own changing lives. Be inspired by thoughtful lives as the writers— Deal with grief and lossReject antiquated patterns of prejudice and selfishnessGet fired Engage in WarExperience disappointment in GodFind their voice Say “no” Navigate the ubiquitous anxiety of loving a recovering addictSave themselves from disappearing into marriage or parenthoodDiscover lynchpins in family and cultureChoose a new religion and choose to love within the backlash Learn to love a Trump-voting spouse when it seems a betrayalRecreate a great life when the body, brain, or life circumstance won’t return to the old normal Accept responsibilities, truths, and realitiesCelebrate differencesThese voices don’t prescribe a singular path to self-actualization. That would be a lie. We all face corners. We have to turn. We must make accommodations, or we get stuck clinging to beliefs and ways of life that can no longer sustain us. The beauty in these very human stories is laden with honesty, triumph, humor, resignation, comfort and insight. The cumulative effect of these personal stories is even greater than the sum of the parts. Readers experience the gallant pursuit of managing responses to change. Writers celebrate and lament the past, but don’t cling to it. They find a new normal. They strive. They accept. Read today—for everyone navigating change.
Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Arts & Literature, Memoirs, Nonfiction
Size: 187 pages
Free download for Kindle from 19 June 2019 onward