Read an excerpt from Iyanla Vanzant’s book, Peace from Broken Pieces: How to Get Through What You’re Going Through. Peace From Broken Pieces is part biography/ part self-help book, and is very much Iyanla Vanzant, famous modernly for her Fix My Life series, straight up tells. Peace from Broken Pieces: How to Get Through What You’re Going Through. BY Iyanla Vanzant. New York Times best-selling author Iyanla Vanzant recounts.

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It is a compelling read from a woman who once had it all, fame, fortune, a regular appearance on the Oprah Show, and then she lost it all. She did give bits pleces pieces of advice, but most of the book was her story.

Everything else may focus on one subject matter or another, but unless you are deeply into what Ms. I feel her pain when she talks about dealings with men.

Peace from Broken Pieces Audiobook | Iyanla Vanzant |

I recommend this book if you like Iyanla or biographies. My emotions have been tested whilst listening with several chapters in the book bringing out weeping whilst the author takes you through her sorrow, strength and life journey. Even in the television arena, which either person vnzant no experience with, Gemmia lead the way.

It sounds like she is in need of cash and trying to get herself back out there. I was heavily religious then but recently, l became drawn to her work in powerful way. Her story really frustrated me. We all have flaws and the bible is filled with flawed characters that God used to teach and lead his people, but some of Vanzant’s flaws are quite scary considering her age and experience. I think he could have helped her tremendously.

New Jersey native Drom Sali iywnla the approach of more so being a media advisor than a critic to sort of fill in the gap left between casual fans of media and those who review productions for a living.


For me, it’s too repetitive and frustrating. She argues that, in truth, vulnerability is strength, and when we shut ourselves off from vulnerability – from revealing our true selves – we distance ourselves from the experiences that bring purpose and meaning to our lives.

Wonderful Would you listen to Peace from Broken Pieces again? I thought it was more like it was her voices telling her what to do rather than God’s, because it was never the best advice, and it always fell apart. May 03, Priscilla rated it really liked it.

It was never explained. How Would You Rate This? Oprah Winfrey, full cast Length: Iyanla sure does give us pieves by blow details. Did she write this book because she piecces in desperate need of money yet again?

Her healing journey–financially, psychologically, and spiritually–was not easy but is insp After becoming a multimillionaire, having her own television talk show, and writing a number of best sellers, Iyanla One day, as I sat helplessly surveying the broken pieces of my mind, heart, and life, I recognized that a broken life is a test of faith of the highest order.

Nov 02, Msladydeborah rated it it was amazing. If I was her other two children and read this book, I would had been a mess. Saying that the question offered her a way to take ‘stock of her life’, Oprah has penned one column a month over the last 14 years.

Yes, she says this many times, but she has a terrible habit of messing up over and over again, making one foolish decision after another, and it’s piieces up being the same pattern that she doesn’t seem to see. Lists with This Book.

Peace from Broken Pieces: How to Get Through What You’re Going Through by Iyanla Vanzant

Vanzant mentions that this is her story. Although she knew somethings were going on behind her back, she yet tried to survive the relationship. If you were here I would hug you Whether it is perhaps not having the type of parents you feel you deserved or the kind you think would have been best for your development, to having people who have raped, abused, and belittled you to the point of tears and numbness.


If I would do this, then that would happen, but can everything in life be surmised in such a manner? As an adult, Gemmia continued to play her role by helping run her mother’s business and becoming her best friend.

If you were here I Oh, how I wanted to love this book!!!! Aug 22, Latiffany rated it did not like it. Peace from Broken Pieces by Iyanla Vanzant. What does one do when a 37 year old relationship ends in a brutal divorce, peacs being one of the reasons?

Iyanla Vanzant’s Peace From Broken Pieces [Book Review]

And when I read this while, in my late teens, I have to admit just the ideas presented about spirituality, and pathologies hit me in such a way that I had to pieeces reflect. We have had very similar paths; I’ve had multiple marriages, lost my entire life savings,my home, BUT I have never sat with my adult child and watched him die!

I am so Blessed to have found this book, I started crying the first 5 chapters. This book is for those who DARE to have the faith and courage for something new. This book is so amazing! Her life is one tragic episode after another starting from day one in childhood into adulthood. People who bought this also bought Peace from Broken Pieces: I absolutely HATE when good books are ruined in audio version because of boring, snoring, robotic, unhuman sounding narrators.

There were also grammatical errors, typos and some erroneous information, like Iyanla thinks aids can be spread in a hot tub and had a big fight with her ex husband over this. I was not impressed! She makes it very clear that she favors her middle child.