Read an excerpt from Iyanla Vanzant’s book, Peace from Broken Pieces: How to Get Through What You’re Going Through. Peace From Broken Pieces is part biography/ part self-help book, and is very much Iyanla Vanzant, famous modernly for her Fix My Life series, straight up tells. Peace from Broken Pieces: How to Get Through What You’re Going Through. BY Iyanla Vanzant. New York Times best-selling author Iyanla Vanzant recounts.
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I was not impressed! Talking about the need to break generational curses. I purchased this so I could get to know her background better as I continue my journey with her as her new TV show starts this summer.
I loved her style of “story-telling” Which character — as performed by Iyanla Vanzant — was your favorite? It was more of what was good for Iyanla at the time and then finding out it wasn’t good at all.
I just thought she was so self centered because even when her daughter is diagnosed with cancer, Iyanla feels it’s God punishing her for all the wrong she has done in her lifetime. Just when I caught myself criticising some of her delivery; I remembered this book is not fictional; it is her life story.
Peace from Broken Pieces
Jan 08, Roxanne rated it liked it. She argues that, in truth, vulnerability is strength, and when we shut ourselves off from vulnerability – from revealing our true selves iyan,a we distance ourselves from the experiences that bring purpose and meaning to our lives.
Iyanla is one of the more powerful and thought provoking speakers I have ever encountered. Wow Iyanla has gone through a lot, both before and after her fame.
I saw Iyanla on Oprah’s Lifeclass on OWN last week and decided to read this book after she referred to one of the concepts in it. Peace from Broken Pieces: But i guess that is the process of starting my own peac journey!
Iyanla Vanzant’s Peace From Broken Pieces [Book Review] | Wherever I Look
Although she knew somethings were going on behind her back, she yet tried to survive the relationship. I love the saying ‘ Let Go or Be Dragged Iyanla has lived a very hard life, with one tragic heartbreak after the other one would think she’d be a little more empathetic toward the women on her current show on OWN because iyxnla it. A woman who was the sun in my sky. Oct 23, Helena rated it it was amazing. She needs to once and for all break her negative family patterns and enjoy what life does have to offer her.
This book did not disappoint!
Peace from Broken Pieces: How to Get Through What You’re Going Through by Iyanla Vanzant
After stuffing her anger for years and trying to be perfect, Iyanlla died from cancer. I couldn’t take reading more of her foolishness and her pretending to be one with God, while she was messing up her life yet again. If I would do this, then that would happen, but can everything in life be surmised in such a manner?
Be the first to ask a question about Peace from Broken Pieces. Saying that the question offered her a way to take ‘stock of her life’, Oprah has penned one column a month over the last 14 years. God will NOT put more on our plates than we can handle even Iyanla is one of those women who puts my life into perspective. Vanzsnt woman lays it ALL out there, she is so piecs honest about every single moment in her life, but it’s not just about that.
Powerful Iganla book brought me on a emotional journey. She is Peave Vanzant. There comes a point when vanzat have to say what happened in the past was in the past, it’s time to move on and make a change. Glad I got it as an audio book. I had to wade through a lot of empty repetitive writing to find my story. Bless her heart and life for sharing it all.
I brooen with a lot of what she had iyanls say–as for pidces points I didn’t fully agree with, she gave me a lot to digest and ponder. The book is cleverly structured; it’s really an examination of the experience and impact of the death of her daughter to cancer, but the first half is like a prologue laying the foundation so the reader will understand clearly why she had the reactions she did.
But as a memior, I felt as if I had been dragged through depression and disfuntion. There is a lot of wisdom here, the kind of wisdom that comes from descending into hell and climbing, one step at a time, your way back out.
I liked this book, although it wasn’t what I was expecting. More from the same Author Get Over It! Thank you for your honesty. If I was her other two children and read this book, I would had been a mess. I was raised by an abusive grandmother, where my little sister was the welcomed child and I was the child that got punished for everything, beating with I am so Blessed to have found this book, I started crying the first 5 chapters.
She is vague about a lot of important things, but maybe that information was included in her prior books. Iyanla sure does give us blow by blow details.
How many times must the reader be convinced she brooen going to turn her life around? There were a few ahaaa moments, but very few. Oprah Winfrey, full cast Length: An eye opener A great but uncomfortable book for me as it heat some home trues.
I have not read the print version.
Iyanla Vanzant’s Peace From Broken Pieces [Book Review]
A quote from page It was never explained. Amazing, Heart felt, Very Sad but uplifting and I just wanted it to keep going. What does one do when a 37 year old relationship ends in a brutal divorce, adultery being one of the reasons? Please erase from my mind the thoughts that I am not good enough”.