Your Story Matters: Finding, Writing, and Living the Truth of Your Life
Title: Your Story Matters: Finding, Writing, and Living the Truth of Your Life
Your story is bigger than you know.
From its tiniest details to its most dramatic events, your story is a sacred gift, worthy of attention. But how do you find and tell that story?
In this practical, liberating guide based on her thirty years of writing and teaching, Leslie Leyland Fields will lead you step by step in exploring your past and shaping your memories into vivid, compelling stories. With writing exercises to help you dive deeper into your story, you’ll discover new spiritual truths, reclaim the past, share hope, and pass on your own extraordinary legacy.
Understanding God’s work in our stories is a vital part of our faith. Not just a book for writers, this practical and inspiring book teaches us how to sift through our experiences to find the places we have witnessed God in our journey: the mysterious, the tragic, the miraculous, and the ordinary.
Find even more inspiration and guidance with Your Story for His Glory, a companion video curriculum—available online or in DVD format.
“Leslie was not only my first writing mentor—she continues to mentor me with the way she lives her life and shapes it into an unforgettable story that gives hope and gives God the glory.” —Ann Voskamp, New York Times bestselling author
“Leslie has a deep commitment to writing life-giving words. This book promises to prompt the best out of storytellers and creatives.” —Max Lucado, New York Times bestselling author
“Personal and profound, inspirational and practical, God-focused and with its feet firmly placed on the ground, this is a necessary and beautiful book for anyone and everyone.” —Brett Lott, New York Times bestselling author, director of MFA program at the College of Charleston