#1590 – Anne Lamott

January 08, 2019 00:25:24
#1590 – Anne Lamott
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#1590 – Anne Lamott
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What does hope look like? How do we find and hold onto it in the midst of personal turmoil, communal suffering, global chaos and the everyday challenges of being alive in this world? Best-selling author Anne Lamott looks to answer these questions and more in her new book, “Almost Everything: Notes on Hope.”

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