MY GRANDMOTHER ASKED ME TO TELL YOU SHE’S SORRY by Fredrik Backman

From the dust jacket: Elsa is seven years old and different. Her grandmother is seventy-seven years old and crazy – as in standing-on-the-balcony-firing paintball-guns-at-men-who-want-to-talk-about-Jesus crazy. She is also Elsa’s best, and only, friend. At night Elsa takes refuge in her grandmother’s stories, in the Land-of-Almost-Awake and the Kingdom of Miamas where everybody is different and […]

Love trumps fear. Every time.

There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance. We need to learn to love ourselves first, in all our glory and our imperfections. If we cannot […]