Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Anne Lamott
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Overture: Lily Pads

• Anne is a child of atheists but likes to attend church with other people.

• Anne's family breaks apart and there is much opportunity to abuse alcohol.

• Anne develops a friendship with Pammy, her most important friend.

• Soon after her college graduation, Anne's father gets cancer and lives only two more years.
• At 28, Anne is bulimic and dating two married men who provide her with cocaine.

• Anne believes in a patchwork God; some Eastern, some Western and everything except Jesus added in.

• At 30, Anne becomes pregnant and has an abortion.

• Anne hemorrhages from the abortion and feels the presence of Jesus in her room.
• Anne becomes pregnant again by a man she barely knows but decides to keep the baby and names him Sam.

• Pammy wants desperately to be a mother but gets cancer.

• Pammy and her husband adopt a baby.

• Pammy dies at the age...

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