This is a motivational book about overcoming various challenges in relationships and our health. These trials may include the following: bullying; physical and mental limitations; and, general disrespect.
The author uses brief stories from her own life, as well as the lives of prominent people, to illustrate her points. She cites great acheivers in history, such as: Helen Keller; Jackie Robinson; and, Teddy Roosevelt. The author also mentions successful individuals in pop culture, such as Katy Perry and Kate Middleton.
The basis for the work is Mrs. Lawrence's own background of being sidelined in school and on the job. She was bullied because of her short stature, her religion, and the mental slowness caused by a medical condition.
The author intersperses accounts of achievement with tips on how the average person can block negativity. The book also includes general "pep talk" about accepting, and believing in, ourselves.
The purpose of the book is to uplift the reader and help him to see that any person can overcome tremendous odds. In a world of chaos and negativity, this work stands as a ray of light.