Wednesday, May 7, 2008

I Will Not Be Broken

I will be the first to admit that I am not a book reviewer or even a professional blogger for that matter. Recently a book was brought to my attention that I felt compelled to let everyone know about. The book is titled "I Will Not Be Broken" and the author is Jerry White.

It's funny how life works sometime, the person that told me about this book thought I would be interested because I work with Relay for Life in Second Life. I work with Relay for Life because on June 21, 1996 I lost my mother to cancer and it makes me feel as if I am honouring her life by hopefully helping raise money to find cures for cancer, so that someone else will be saved the pain and fear she went through and the pain and fear I have continued to go through by losing her.

I Will Not Be Broken is not a book about cancer survivors specifically, it is a book about survivors period. Survivors of any crisis that enters their life and how to live with it and overcome it. There was a line in Jerry's book that although very simple, really struck me

"They say what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. It’s not quite that simple. I believe you have to decide it will make you stronger."

We have heard that Jerry may be coming into Second Life to answer questions about his book, we certainly hope he will be visiting us at Liquid Heat, join our group Liquid Heat to get notified about any of our events.

You can download the Introduction and first chapter of Jerry's book here

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