Inarticulate Speech of the Heart (Paperback)
For 40 years, Larry McCloskey has had the privilege of working with persons with disabilities. He applied for a job, which grew into a profession, which-because of the people-became a welcomed vocation. The people in this account might be regarded as common or even unexceptional by modern celebrity culture, but to the examining mind they are really quite astonishing. Here, Larry reveals that the most spectacular lives, those that can best instruct us on how to live life well, regardless of circumstance, tend to pass quietly and unnoticed by the distracted majority. Inarticulate Speech of the Heart, winner of the Word Guild Best Manuscript Award, exposes the deeper meaning in people's lives beyond the material world restrictions and trendy nihilistic thinking. "Character," Larry asserts, "is determined by how we play the cards we have been dealt," and in this book he attempts to articulate what can only be characterized as the inarticulate speech of its characters' perfect but wounded hearts. Prepare to be astonished and affected profoundly.