This book is the chronological story of how I met and became a part of Mary’s family. Mary constantly inspired life lessons about how to truly live and her advice is transcribed into this book. Mary Mras was a remarkable wife, mother, sister and daughter, educator, and a teacher of all. Anyone fortunate enough to cross her path surely felt her magnetic presence. Mary lived her life with intention and by example, showed us how to live a fulfilled life not by being famous or boisterous, but by simply sharing a smile, laughing through tough times and loving her family. It’s my hope to share small glimpses of a phenomenal woman, as she influenced my life, as a teacher, mentor, friend and mother-in-law. Throughout this story are Mary’s words of wisdom which are in bold italics. This book also contains e-mails from Mary’s husband, Tony, that give us an up-close view of her battle with Leukemia. The Epilogue is the story of how a sudden event forced me to re-evaluate my life to be more like Mary. The end is a list of ‘Mary-isms’ on life.
Eat, Drink, and Be Mary is available traditional and audiobook formats so you can devour the lessons and be inspired everywhere you go.
When you see someone whom you consider successful, do you think, “They are so lucky!” Do you follow that thought with, “I could never do that?” You aren’t alone. Many of us have daily struggles with the voice in our head that declares, “you aren’t good enough.” The short stories in each chapter are meant to open your mind to the possibilities. The subsequent questions are meant for you to dig deep into your own experiences. You’ll get out of this book the equivalent effort put into it and come to realize you don’t need luck to overcome yourself.
It’s Not Luck, Overcoming You is available traditional and audiobook formats so you can devour the lessons and be inspired everywhere you go.
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