Can I be totally honest with you? I had no idea what to expect with this book by Lisa Gungor. I was scrolling Amazon and saw it had rave reviews, curiosity got the best of me and I received a copy.
I love the music from Gungor, Beautiful Things has brought me through so many tough seasons. But I honestly didn’t know much about either the artists collectively known as Gungor. The Most Beautiful Thing I’ve Seen is Lisa’s story, growing up in her fundamentalist church, each of these deeply embodied communities she calls tribes, to college, falling in love, moving, becoming an artist, and learning how hard life is as a woman in church and what happens when it seems like your life falls apart in front of the world.
The Most Beautiful Thing I’ve Seen is learning to let go of fear, and hold on to the good positive things in life. Holding on to love, being love, loving the tough to love. We
What will you do with your one wild and precious life? -Mary Oliver
It’s an emotional read, it’s a hard read. I have a fabulous relationship with my mother, she is one of my closest confidants and I cannot imagine a life or a tribe that is frustrated with when I wrestle with God and grow in understanding in wisdom. I’m grateful for my relationships and those who love and encourage me and push me and I’m grateful for Lisa’s story as a better way to understand my ablism and responsibility in this world.
I received a copy of this book by the publisher for a review.
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