May 10, 2012 at 1:10 pm 3 comments

Great review of a great book!

Individual Empowerment

I love a good story and especially a true story of people who beat the odds, but I get tired of ones that are so sad I don’t even want to finish it.  I can only read about so many victims. I want survivors and adventure in the face of danger or personal growth.  “The Dressmaker of Khair Khana” by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, is not a story of victims. It is a inspiring tale weaving together the power of family, friendship, neighbors, luck, determination and entrepreneurship. All of this happened in the midst of a war. As someone who has never lived in a war zone I cannot begin to relate to hardships that must bring.  I LOVED this book.

Set in Afghanistan during their latest war, the dressmaker is a young women who was determined to provide for her family and keep her sisters from the boredom of no…

View original post 214 more words

Entry filed under: Uncategorized.

“Pakistan: Swat women use embroidery skills to support families” @safeworld4women #hwhtw #Pakistan #women HWHTW on location: Global Marketplace at the NMWA @WomenintheArts # hwhtw

3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Impower You  |  May 10, 2012 at 6:25 pm

    Thank you for sharing. This book should be read everywhere. It is educational in showing how any of us can be successful despite outside forces.

    • 2. hwhtw  |  May 11, 2012 at 12:17 pm

      I agree!


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 326 other followers

%d bloggers like this: