Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope and Repair - Beginning Summary & Analysis

Anne Lamott
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Summary

Lamott begins her book by telling the reader that there is a good deal of bad stuff going on in the world that can make one lose sight of the meaning in life. Meaning is easy when one’s life is going good but when one is hit by devastation and death it can be hard to find. Lamott explains that any search for meaning in life must start where a person is, even if that is in deep depression. Even though Lamott admits she does not know where one should start when seeking meaning for life when there is tragedy, she offers some suggestions. She says people need to stick together, and that they perhaps need to start by finding meaning in small things.

While some people say that life’s importance is found in family, Lamott argues this is not the case...

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