Tuesday, March 13

eat. pray. love.

self portrait, canon digital rebel xt

i finally have this book in my home.

i definitely love to do all three of those things with a passion:

and love.

i look forward to how her story will inspire me. i can already feel that i resonate with her spirit. i would love to hear your thoughts on this book (without giving too much away, of course).

i know i'm a little bit behind in reading this but when i hear of a life altering book, i make sure to be in the right head space to embrace it.


Blogger Stacy said...

I am reading it now. I saw it at a bookstore a couple months ago and it drew me in like a magnet. I was then pleasantly surprised to see so many other kindreds also were reading it. So far, I LOVE it.

Because I only have time lately to read a few pages each night before bed I am still in EAT, which is her time in Italy. I am truly savoring each passage.

We'll have to share thoughts soon...

March 13, 2007 at 4:43:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I loved this book, and also listened to it on CD as well!


March 13, 2007 at 5:02:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i read it a while back, mailed it to my best friend and then re-bought myself a copy and am re-reading it!!!
i loved it, and i'm sure you will, too!

March 13, 2007 at 5:12:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am just about to start the second part of this book...it is fabulous and right up your alley. I'd love to hear your take on it after you dive in, i would hate to give away too much at this point so i am going to keep my mouth shut for now because I have the tendency to let details slip out :) Hope you enjoy it! Much love and light to you my kindred spirit across the country ;)

March 13, 2007 at 5:49:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Be prepared to crave authentic Italian pizza for the first 100 pages or so!

March 13, 2007 at 5:50:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm on my library's wait list right now. Can't wait to read about your reflections on this book.

March 13, 2007 at 6:44:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is a wonderful book. She was so open and present for her journey. I recommended it to a good friend and she said she had to keep stopping throughout because she kept finding lines she wanted to write down because they resonated so loudly with her. Now that my friend is a great indicator don't you think? Enjoy and savor every word.

March 13, 2007 at 6:53:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Sam said...

I feel very blessed that I did not need to take such a journey to find ..... (not giving anything away).

Although I guess I have had my own journey ... just not as extreme.

Loved the book. Would love to be able to be so free. And then in away I am happy to be grounded.

March 13, 2007 at 7:32:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Cayden said...

Amazing, delicious and truly made my soul dance. I just passed it along to my mother. This book is full of feeling...hope you love it.

March 13, 2007 at 7:53:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

OH my GOSH. You will love it. You will love her. You will wish she had a BLOG because you will love her that much and you just want to read her words forever and be her friend. I've read it twice now and just adored it - and learned much from it. The Italian section makes me drool from all the talk about delicious food!!

Also, I love her book The Last American Man. She wrote it long before Eat Pray Love but it's still in her voice and a really amazing story at that.

March 13, 2007 at 8:22:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Kristin said...

Happy Reading!

March 13, 2007 at 8:37:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Saddam In The House said...

I read it in Arabic and LOVED it!

March 13, 2007 at 8:55:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love this book! I just finished it last week - my post today shares the title too - I thought this was just too coincidental that I had to comment. I think you will really enjoy it. I was very inspired by the author's time in India, which is the pray section of the book.

March 13, 2007 at 9:40:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This book is next up on my shelf as well. I can't wait to dig in!

March 14, 2007 at 4:24:00 AM PDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

totally mondo bizarro -- i just finished reading it last noc -- thought of you in relation to the book and the balinese healing arts when i posted yesterday ...

March 14, 2007 at 5:21:00 AM PDT  
Blogger kristen said...

we read this for bookclub and it was amazing. i won't go into detail because i don't want to ruin it but i always love to read what people have to say afterwards.

March 14, 2007 at 6:27:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Unknown said...

well, I guess I'm going to have to read it now.

Hope you're well, friend. I have thought of you so often in the last few days.


March 14, 2007 at 6:38:00 AM PDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have this book and I'll be reading it as soon as I'm finished with "Canyon Solitude" by Patricia McClarin.

I have heard so many evocative reviews of this book from the bloggy world that I just had to buy it.

Let us know what you think!

March 14, 2007 at 6:45:00 AM PDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sweet! I am reading this book also! So far it is a great read, it just takes me awhile to get through it, because my eyes get so sleepy from reading.

Beautiful photography!!


March 14, 2007 at 7:10:00 AM PDT  
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March 14, 2007 at 7:15:00 AM PDT  
Blogger nicole said...

I just read this for my book group - very inspiring read, and honestly, it was hard to put down. Hope you enjoy it, too.

March 14, 2007 at 7:34:00 AM PDT  
Blogger la vie en rose said...

i'm excited for you...

ps--sexy, sexy!

March 14, 2007 at 9:12:00 AM PDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

she has a website that will answer any of your questions too.
amazing book tho i am still in italy!

i have been to italy and bali and hope to go to india one day.

very neat if you've traveled to any of the above places!


March 14, 2007 at 12:26:00 PM PDT  
Blogger beth said...

You will LOVE this book....I read it when it first came out....an artist friend told me to read it right now and I did......WONDERFUL and FUNNY and LIFE CHANGING....you will keep it in your library for many years and you'll will want to re-read it !!!!!

Then read...."Talk Before Sleep" by Elizabeth Berg.....now that is even more life changing !!!!!

March 14, 2007 at 12:34:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This book is one I keep by my bed, because I often think of bits and pieces that resonate with what has come up in my life, or what I need to be looking forward to.

I gave this book to all my close friends for Christmas this year. All of them have said it was an incredible book and touched them in ways most books can't or don't. You will love it. Enjoy!

March 14, 2007 at 12:49:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Admin said...

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March 14, 2007 at 1:50:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I LOVED this book. Enjoy! :)

March 14, 2007 at 2:01:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Amanda said...

This book changed my life...so amazing. I know you will just love every detail and how she describes her journey!

March 14, 2007 at 2:12:00 PM PDT  
Blogger rubyslippers said...

Best book I read last year!! You'll love it!

March 14, 2007 at 3:09:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Unknown said...

Yes, I agree with Andrea, you will definitely crave pizza. I'm in the first part of the book and all want to do is go to each Italian restaurant in Chicago and ask for best dish they have.
It's good to read before bed, you laugh, relax, and then your off to dream world.

March 14, 2007 at 6:10:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Teri said...

one of my favorite books ever also - I met Elizabeth Gilbert and she's so awesome.

I want to listen to it on CD!

March 14, 2007 at 7:58:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Letha Sandison said...

I haven't read this yet either...I keep seeing it and wnting to pick it up but I have so many books to get through on my books shelves I feel guilty buying more. Lemme know if I need to make an exception.

I love this photo BTW, it makes me wanna poke your cute little belly!


March 14, 2007 at 10:52:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Rebecca said...

oh, it's one of my favorite books. i hope you love it as much as i did.

March 15, 2007 at 11:34:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Colorsonmymind said...

I loved this book.

It brought light and warmth to me whenever I opened the pages.

I can't wait to see what you think.

You look sexy and gorgeous in this photo darling.


March 16, 2007 at 5:23:00 AM PDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i love this book...I am almost finished... so many wonderful lines to read again, and again.

That photo of you and Letha is beautiful! Those smiles are gorgeous! The photo in the mirror...so very cool!

March 16, 2007 at 6:04:00 AM PDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I hadn't heard of this book before but I'm looking forward to your book review.

March 16, 2007 at 2:08:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's a beautiful, funny, wonderful book! I think you will love it. I did.

March 16, 2007 at 4:04:00 PM PDT  

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