One of the happiest things about releasing advance copies of Not Without My Father was how it spoke to early readers. I heard so many insights, favorite phrases, and things readers were determined to change.
Not Without My Father is already making memories!
But I also heard from people who couldn’t fathom making a memory. What if the person they invited said no? Or they couldn’t follow through because of work/kids/extracurriculars/general crazy? Maybe they’d take time to Make a Memory, only to hate the hell out of it (and each other) when they were done.
And you know what those are?
As I struggled with these responses, my friend Robert Johnson sent me a link to this TedTalk by Brené Brown. The Power of Vulnerability. And I thought, “Yes! Yes! THIS is why people fear Make a Memory!”
Making a Memory requires vulnerability.
Please invest a few minutes and watch Brené’s incredible talk. As you’re watching, grab a pen and a pad and scribble the names of the first people who come to mind.
Pick a name. Embrace vulnerability. Make a Memory.
Make a Memory in 2015. Turn I wish I had into I’m glad I did. Click HERE to get started.