Chair with my latte and my soon to be good friend Maya I was ready for advice wisdom love and experiences from a woman who has lived many lives than I could ever imagine Not to mention one who puts it so elouentlyIt is a craving of 20somethings to be gently advised in life from those who have already gone through the same struggles It is especially important to 20 something women reguardless of whether we admit it or not It is the advice that oesn t tell us how to live but or less how not to that is needed I am not interested in passive people and have the utmost respect for passionate strong womenina non feminist waywhich of course has lead me to Maya Angelou s work Letter to My Daughter highlights experiences in Maya Angelou s life that have helped shape her They range from topics such as ignorance racism education love faith and upbringing I was rawn in until I realized that a good portion of the chapters were taken from another work of hers
Won t Take Nothing for My Journey Now Which I had just finished It wouldnt surprise t Take Nothing for My Journey Now Which I had just finished It wouldnt surprise if the remaining chapters were taken from other works of her s as well Needless to say I was a little issapointed I wanted something new and fresh More or less a book Lambs To The Slaughter directed at women hense the title I can not hold it against Angelou of course I meanshes Maya Angelou perhaps I am just being selfish wanting of her words when she has published so many piecesevoted to women Reading Maya Angelou is like getting a big hug on a bad Córka Robrojka (Jeżycjada, day She has the most comforting voice and may be the wisest person I can think of I want to be like her when I grow up Favorite uotes Make every effort to change things youo not like If you cannot make a change change the way you have been thinking I remind myself it is sufficient to know what I know and that what I know may not always be true I try to be present and accountable for all I The Neil Simon Collection do and leave undone I gave birth to one child a son but I have thousands ofaughters You are Black and White Jewish and Muslim Asian Spanish speaking Native American and Aleut You are fat and thin and pretty and plain gay and straight educated and unlettered and I am speaking to you Here is my offering to you So speaks MAYA ANGELOU IN THE PREFACE TO Angelou in the Preface to to My Daughter her third book of essays The book is a slim volume containing twenty eight short pieces which are titled by theme Examples are Philanthropy Vulgarity and Violence which are full of nuggets of wisdom couched in examples from her own experience There are personal memories too such as Mother s Long View Surviving In the Valley of Humility Wisdom imparted garnered from a lifetime of pain and joy essays written to the Slate (Rebel Wayfarers MC, daughters of the world she had none of her own Simply beautiful Try to be a rainbow in someone s cloud There is a lot of wisdom in this little book Maya Angelou gives us live lessons of her own to help guide us and make us understand why life is sometimes cruel She also added some beautiful poetry that gives this book a little extra something specialI ve never read any of her work before but after this I mefinitely adding I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings to my TBR pil. ??Maya Angelou writes from the heart to millions of women she considers her extended family Like the rest of her remarkable work Letter to My Daughter entertains and teaches; it is a book to cherish savor re read and share“I gave birth to one child a son but I have thousands of aughters You are Black and White Jewish and Muslim Asian Spanish speaking Native Americans and Aleut You are fat and thin and pretty and plain gay and straight educated and unlettered and I am speaking to you all Here is my offering to you”–from Letter to My Daughter. ,
I gave birth to one child a son but I have thousands of aughters You are Black and White Jewish and Muslim Asian Spanish speaking Native American and Aleut You are fat and thin and pretty and plain gay and straight educated and unlettered and I am speaking to you all Here is my offering to youThis is a lovely series of Maya Angelou s essays Do I Owe You Money? The Collected Memoirs of Ian Mosley dedicated to all women of the world She shares some of her most touching life storiesivulges words of wisdom and muses on those topics which stand as the most relevant a 45 Stars You may not control
all the eventsthe events happen to you but you can EL SUTIL ARTE DE QUE (CASI TODO) TE IMPORTE UNA MIERDA (HARPERCOLLINS) decide not to be reduced by themI listened to Maya Angelou with her mesmerizing voice read her inspiring and thought provoking words written for theaughters she never had throughout the world This book is full of wisdom and eep insight and you cannot help but to be moved by this woman s generous spirit I highly recommend listening to this book and I thought the essays were so powerful I will be purchasing a copy to own I read this book for the Diversity in All Forms book club If you would like to participate in the iscussion here is the link Dedicated to the Hunter Moon (Grazi Kelly daughter she never had but sees all around her Letter to My Daughter reveals Maya Angelou s path to living well and living a life with meaning Told in her own inimitable style this book transcends genres and categories guidebook memoir poetry and pureelightHere in short spellbinding essays are glimpses of the tumultuous life that led Angelou to an exalted place in American letters and taught her lessons in compassion and fortitude how she was brought up by her indomitable grandmother in segregated Arkansas taken in at thirteen by her worldly and less religious mother and grew to be an awkward six foot tall teenager whose first experience of loveless sex paradoxically left her with her greatest gift a sonIf you haven t read one of Maya Angelou s bios then The Diary of Darcy J. Rhone (Darcy Rachel, don t Youon t need to This book I felt was a summary and the best parts of all her other bios combined I really enjoyed the read and how it really got to the point about about her life and her experiences A lot of the information in the book I already knew because I ve read so many of her autobiographies but I still really enjoyed the read There s part of me that just wants to hold onto this lovely little gem of a book to just hold onto these words a little longer in the hopes they ll thoroughly permeate my soul There s the other part of me that wants to share her message abounding in beauty grief tenderness joy life lessons overflowing with wisdom faith Most of all her wisdom the knowledge and understanding she shares on life and while this book is a letter to the 7 Navykov Vysokoeffektivnykh Lyudej daughters she never gave birth to she acknowledges the bond with theseaughters of ivine creation with the offering of these wordsEighty with these aughters of ivine creation with the offering of these wordsEighty years of trials and life lessons shared only the ones she found to be useful not her solutions knowing you are intelligent and creative and resourceful ones she found to be useful not her solutions knowing you are intelligent and creative and resourceful will use them as you see fit In prose that is so uintessentially hers I could hear her istinctive voice saying these words I came to und. For a world of The Battle of Resaca devoted readers a much awaited new volume of absorbing stories and inspirational wisdom from one of our best loved writersDedicated to theaughter she never had but sees all around her Letter to My Daughter reveals Maya Angelou’s path to living well and living a life with meaning Told in her own inimitable style this book transcends genres and categories guidebook memoir poetry and pure elightHere in short spellbinding essays are glimpses of the tumultuous life that led Angelou to an exalted place in American letters and taught.
Free ownload ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ä Maya AngelouErstand that I can never forget WHERE I CAME FROM MY SOUL I came from My soul always look back and wonder at the mountains I had climbed and the rivers I had forged and the challenges which still await The Greatest You down the road I am strengthened by that knowledge Her spirituality is touching without beingivisive her view of the world of people worldwideOf all the many things she says shares teaches the words that reached in and grabbed my heart the most was in the chapter Keep the Faith Whenever I began to uestion whether God exists I looked up to the sky and surely there right there between the sun and moon stands my grandmother singing a long meter hymn a song somewhere between a moan and a lullaby and I know faith is the evidence of things unseenHighly recommendedMany thanks to my friend Candi whose review prompted me to read this tiny book overflowing with love and wisdom Candi s review 2020 non fiction book 2 out 12 Letter To My Daughter is a short collection of essays by Maya Angelou Dedicated to all her The Elite Way daughters around the world it combines personal anecdotes motivational passages and general musings about the worldI listened to the audiobook narrated by the author herself and that in itself was motivational She is undoubtably a phenomenal woman and hearing her read to me was like getting a warm hug mixed with a pep talk The book started off strong but towards the end the message seemed to get lost and murky My main issue with this collection was that it seemed unorganised and a fair few essays felt irrelevant The word essays glorifies some of the 2 3 page ramblings of life lessons and advice being unsubtly shovedown your throat There were a few memorable essays but overall I feel like there was not my much of worth This next problem might just be a me thing but for a book claiming to be for her Crumbs daughters Black and White Jewish and Muslim Asian Spanish speaking Native Americans and Aleut it seemed uite American centric As someone who lives outside the US I encounter this uite a bit but itoesn t usually bother me It makes sense since Maya Angelou is American that some stories would be patriotic or aimed at her own people but I think I was just expecting it to be universal It really wasn t that prevalent just something that mildly irritated me and I thought I should mention it I might be overreacting and taking it too much to heart but after a while it just felt as if I was being shut out of the story and the message wasn t for me Which completely goes against the message
She Intended To Send So I Don T Know Justintended to send so I on t know Just an example We must show ourselves as courteous and courageous well meaning Americans It oesn t seem that ifficult to me to extend that message worldwide just swap it out for humans or people etcThe stories that I liked I really liked
I Sealed definitely have the potential to like some of her other works I ve never anything by Maya Angelou before but I ve heard good things about I know why the caged bird sings so I might try that one next Angelou s book Letter to My Daughter caught my eye immediately as I was browsing the shelves at Barnes and Noble I picked it up and settled in a comfy. Her lessons in compassion and fortitude how she was brought up by her indomitable grandmother in segregated Arkansas taken in at thirteen by her worldly and less religious mother and grew to be an awkward six foot tall teenager whose first experience of loveless sex paradoxically left her with her greatest gift a sonWhether she is recalling such lost friends as Coretta Scott King and Ossie Davis extolling honestyecrying vulgarity explaining why becoming a Christian is a “lifelong endeavor” or simply singing the praises of a meal of red rice?.so I efinitely have the potential to like some of her other works I ve never