By Ann Brashares
Summer season is a time to develop
Polly has an idea that she can't cease considering, one who includes altering a number of issues approximately herself. She's environment her attractions on a
more glamorous existence, yet it's going to take all of her concentration. not less than that means she won't need to watch her buddies relocating thus far ahead.
Jo is spending the summer time at her family's seashore residence, operating as a busgirl and bonding with the older, cooler ladies she'll see at highschool come September. She didn't expect a quick fling with a lovely boy altering her complete summer time. Or feeling embarrassed by means of her heart institution associates. and he or she didn't expect her relations in any respect. . .
Ama isn't really an outdoorsy lady. She desired to be at a tutorial camp, doing learn in an air-conditioned library, incomes A's. as an alternative her summer season scholarship lands her on a barren region journey choked with flirting young children, blisters, very unlikely mountain climbing trails, and a tragic loss of hair items. it's a new summer season. And a brand new sisterhood. Come develop with them.
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Ama isn't an outdoorsy lady. She desired to be at an instructional camp, doing study in an air-conditioned library, incomes A's. as an alternative her summer time scholarship lands her on a barren region journey choked with flirting youngsters, blisters, most unlikely mountaineering trails, and a tragic loss of hair items. it's a new summer season. And a brand new sisterhood. Come develop with them.
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Extra resources for 3 Willows: The Sisterhood Grows
We all have obligations, responsibilities, goals, and priorities that are relevant, such as our ﬁnancial security, career status, and social prestige. We have goals, dreams, ambitions, and obstacles to overcome. We • 34 • An Hour to Live, an Hour to Love also have unique challenges to face, hurdles to climb, people to meet, all sorts of relationships to foster, and on and on. We even have superﬁcial stuff on our agendas such as our lifestyle, how much money we make, the kind of car we drive, the possessions we accumulate, how we look, and so forth.
It’s been said that as you look back on your life, it ﬂashes before your eyes. That’s not quite what I’m experiencing, but a few things are becoming crystal • 30 • An Hour to Live, an Hour to Love clear. If I could live my life over, I’d be more loving to you and to everyone else as well—and I’d expect far less in return. I see now that life is all about love, sharing, compassion, and kindness. Mother Teresa said, ‘We cannot do great things on this earth. ’ I’m so glad we have lived our lives sharing this principle, knowing, too, that even small things can be great things when our hearts are in the right place.
Your favorite flower—always smiling, beautiful, open, and friendly! Remember how we always said it’s hard to be depressed when you see a sunﬂower, how we picked them together when they were ready and brought them inside to brighten our home? “Times weren’t always happy or easy. But as I look back, even the periods that seemed so difﬁcult at the time, now appear to me as necessary parts of the journey, integral pieces of the tapestry of our lives together. • 18 • An Hour to Live, an Hour to Love “You probably remember all too well that pivotal time in my writing career when I almost couldn’t take it anymore and was considering giving up.
3 Willows: The Sisterhood Grows by Ann Brashares