New Book may be a GREAT choice for Mother's Day gifts:
Storyteller Peninnah Schram's essay, "My Journey into My Name," has been included in a recently published book, At My Pace: Ordinary Women Tell Their Extraordinary Stories," Collected and Edited by Jill Ebstein. The book was published by SizedRight Marketing and is available as a book or a kindle through Amazon and the website, http://www.atmypacebook.com/.
At My Pace is a collection of thirty-six essays that expands the conversation about the many roads women choose. Some women drive the autobahn, full speed ahead; others prefer a journey full of twists and turns, yield signs and rest stops; still others find a u-turn along the way and switch directions entirely.
Peninnah's essay explores her journey how, as a young mother suddenly widowed, she discovers her inner strength through her name. She also introduces the various Elijahs the Prophet who appeared in her life to open doors for her that, in turn, led her to become an academic and a storyteller.
A poet who cares for her ailing father;
A pioneering sports reporter who finds meaning in adopting her Chinese daughter;
A graphic designer whose life implodes during the dot com bust;
An educator who celebrates her choice to be single;
A mom with young children who has fallen off the corporate ladder...
At My Pace is a book about ordinary women who share their extraordinary stories, celebrating our individual choices with refreshing candor and wisdom. Their stories will inspire, amuse and maybe even guide you.