Encouraging, Inspiring and Motivating
Looking for a good book to read to add to your summer reading list? A Glorious Freedom is the perfect summer read or as a gift for your women friends of a certain age.
A Glorious Freedom by Lisa Congdon celebrates extraordinary women’s lives and redefines what it means to grow old and gain wisdom and maturity.
Honoring the glory of growing older and the freedom to be more truly ourselves, A Glorious Freedom shows us that we have the liberty to pursue bold new endeavors, have fun and worry less about what other people think as we age.
The variety of writing forms makes the reading a pleasure. The women featured include artists, writers, athletes, scientists, activists, thinkers, designers and feminists.
The book covers historical women including Grandma Moses, Julia Child, Beatrice Wood, Laura Ingalls Wilder and also features contemporary women of today including fashion designer, Vera Wang.
The spirits of all these women come through in their words and the images that Lisa Congdon created of and about them. The book is one to be appreciated by women of all ages.
Rated By Readers 4.8 Out Of 5 Stars
You can enjoy A Glorious Freedom from cover-to-cover, or open it at random and be inspired by women of the present and the past.
When you sit down to read this fabulous book you’ll get to discover really great things happen as a result of aging – older women doing really fantastic things at an older age.
In the past 120 years, women have made an impact on our world. … and blazed trails shattering glass ceilings in the corporate world along with plenty of other incredible accomplishments throughout history!
Lisa Congdon is an author, illustrator, and fine artist. Her other books include Whatever You Are be a Good One; Art, Inc.; Fortune Favors the Brave; and The Joy of Swimming, also from Chronicle Books. She lives in Portland, Oregon. You can see more of her work at www.lisacongdon.com.
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