is hailed as one of the great voices of contemporary literature, having authored twelve best-selling books, including I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
In this slim volume the legendary wisdom of this American poet, educator, historian, actress, director, and civil-rights activist is clearly evident in her own words. Editor Donna Schaper selects forty inspiring passages for readers to ponder while taking a spiritual journey with Maya Angelou. Such a journey may be made at any time but, as with other titles in the 40-Day Journey series, is especially inspiring to take in the seasons of Advent and Lent.
- Edited by an experienced spiritual leader fluent in public ministry and social justice
- Includes a short introduction to Angelou's life and work, questions to draw the reader into his spiritual world, journaling suggestions, and daily prayers