From another fan across the miles! Tina, you’re awesome and have captured my heart!
I just finished reading “Running in Heels” – a terrific memoir by one of my special Blog buddies, Mary A. Perez. I must admit that I was not prepared for the multi-faceted journey that I experienced as I read this book, finding myself vacillating between tears and laughter, fear and hope as I rooted for this courageous and tenacious young girl as she worked to make a life for herself and, eventually, her children. What struck me most about Mary was her determination to love and to be loved. She travailed through abandonment, neglect, lack, and a contorted view of love, only to evolve, against all odds, into a dedicated and determined mother, and endearing and graceful daughter, a faithful and loyal wife and, most importantly of all, a triumphant and powerful woman of God. As she tried to become embittered, Mary’s heart was somehow strangely open as she continually doled out forgiveness and second chances…
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3 responses to “Book Review – “Running in Heels” by Mary A. Perez”
Mary, what a touching and heartfelt review by Tina…hugs x
Touched me to the core, Jane!
This sounds entrancing. Hope to read it. ❤ ❤ ❤