Synopses & Reviews
From the #1 andlt;Iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/Iandgt; bestselling author of andlt;Iandgt;In the Meantime, andlt;/Iandgt;and with nearly a million copies in print, andlt;Iandgt;Acts of Faithandlt;/Iandgt; is an internationally acclaimed resource for spiritual guidance and balance, specially written for people of color.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Iandgt;Acts of Faithandlt;/Iandgt; is a thoughtful and inspirational book that explores the unique pressures on people of color today with great insight and sensitivity. Each day of the year has a unique inspirational quote or message with it, along with a short essay to assist in reflection and wisdom. These messages are pulled from a great variety of spiritual practices and teachings, to assist spiritual people across faiths and disciplines. This book is invaluable for people of color in search of motivation and support as they journey on their spiritual path.
andlt;I andgt;Acts of Faithandlt;/Iandgt; is a thoughtful and inspirational book that explores the unique pressures on people of color today with great insight and sensitivity. This book is invaluable for people of color in search of inspiration and support.
About the Author
With more than 8 million books in print, andlt;bandgt;Iyanla Vanzantandlt;/bandgt; has truly established a dedicated fan base. andlt;BRandgt;Iyanla's path to success took her through a multitude of life-changing experiences that shaped the profound insights she eagerly shares with others. A neglected, overweight, sexually abused child who was shuttled from one family to another, she became a teenage mother on welfare living in the projects of a major urban city. Vanzant took control of her life when she walked out of her second abusive marriage and entered Medgar Evers College in New York and then the City University of New York Law School. She moved to Philadelphia with her children and became a public defender for three years. Then she eventually became an ordained minister, who was committed to a message based on the principles of divine power and self-determination. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Iyanla combined her professional skills with her life's lessons and embarked on a writing and speaking career. Her mass appeal is evident in her overwhelming success as an author. andlt;iandgt;In the Meantimeandlt;/iandgt; was a #1 andlt;iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt; bestseller, where it spent 20 weeks on the list, and she has had numerous other major bestsellers. As a nationally recognized speaker she has sold out such prestigious venues as New York's Jacob Javits Convention Center, Nashville's Grand Ole Opry, Atlanta's Civic Center, and the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles. Vanzant is also familiar to the daytime TV audience from her role as a regular contributor on "The Oprah Winfrey Show." andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Acclaimed journalist and producer Barbara Walters recognized Vanzant's extraordinary appeal, seeing in her a "breakaway talent" with the potential for huge success in daytime television. With Walters and partner Bill Geddie on board to executive produce, Buena Vista Productions to develop t