"The idea of bittersweet is changing the way I live, unraveling and re-weaving the way I understand life. Bittersweet is the idea that in all things there is both something broken and something beautiful, that there is a sliver of lightness on even the darkest nights, a shadow of hope in every heartbreak, and that rejoicing is no less rich when it contains a splinter of sadness." --Shauna Niequist
Written as a series of separate but inter-connected essays, this is a lovely, beautiful book. Niequist writes of life's joys and heartbreaks, and the importance of community and good food.
Hopeful and inspiring, this book is best read slowly. An essay a day is a good amount.
I'm looking forward to reading more of her books.