Thursday, February 23, 2012

Clubhouse Icons | Maya Angelou | Clubhouse Book Club | Letter To My Daughter

Hello Guys & Gals
thank you for making your way back too
'The House Of Darling'


I want to share something about myself with all of you
I am a 

I get lost in books
I find that they activate my imagination 
and strengthens my minds abilities

One of my all time favorite people/ authors/ poet is 
no one other then the ever endearing 
Dr. Maya Angelou

Her autobiographical series:
'I know why the caged bird sings'
'Gather together in my name'
'Singin' & Swingin' & Gettin' Merry Like Christmas'
'The Heart Of a Woman'
'All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes'
'A Song Flung Up To Heaven'

have all been read by me & each of them are on my list of favorite & MUST read books

A book of hers that I haven't explored but I do have in my possession 
& I am preparing to read is 
'Letter To My Daughter' 

Here is a short video in which she introduces the book back in 2008

This book isn't just dedicated & wasn't written for any one type of woman 
It was created with love for all women
I do hope that you gals will pick it up & perhaps we can discuss it a bit later 

I will post significant points that I find in the book along the way
I also recommend that you all read her autobiographies if you haven't already 

should you never read a book by her 
at the very least always remember these words

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” 
― Maya Angelou

“A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.” 
― Maya Angelou

“I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.” 
― Maya Angelou

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” 
― Maya Angelou

“I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.” 
― Maya Angelou