Help, Thanks, Wow - “Help” Summary & Analysis

Anne Lamott
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In the chapter titled “Help,” Lamott points out that our world is full of troubles. Even though she feels that she has had all she can handle and does not believe she can face one more death, Jeanie, her pet cat of thirteen years, is near death because of lymphoma. The cat’s death will be the first death that Lamott’s grandson, Jax, will encounter. Because his grandmother has explained that angels will take Jeanie away, he is angry with the angels and angry with death.

Lamott writes that she too is angry with death, loss, and pain. The only thing Lamott believes that can be done for people living on such a hard planet is for them to cry out for help. She says that God is big enough that we can ask Him for help with serious problems like death, finances...

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