Maya Angelou Shares ‘Rainbow In The Cloud’ With The World

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Rainbow in the Cloud

Random House

Throughout her life and career, Maya Angelou gave the world sage advise and keen observations in matters that concern the human family. Readers who never took the time to fully understand or assimilate her words properly now have the opportunity to do so with Rainbow In The Cloud: The Wisdom and Spirit Of Maya AngelouAs you read this book, Angelous’s words will become a balm to your soul and heart.

Rainbow In The Cloud contains many profound truths about the human existence, and in many cases Angelou’s words brought tears to my eyes. In one moving quote, she said, “My hand is at the small of your back; I may let you stumble, but I will never let you fall.” (94) So many images fluttered through my mind after reading this quote that my emotions took me by surprise.

Powerful sayings have a way to penetrate deeply into the most secret place of ourselves. So take some time for yourself and experience the wonder of Angelou’s insightful observations, quotes and sayings. I guarantee your humanity will be touched in ways you can’t imagine.

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About Heather Fink
Heather Fink is a writer, bibliophile and award-winning librarian who loves to introduce the next generation of readers to the wonderful world of books. She currently resides in Texas.

One Response to Maya Angelou Shares ‘Rainbow In The Cloud’ With The World

  1. Darcy says:

    “A balm to your soul and heart” very effective words my dear Heather, I just may look into reading this :))

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