SKU (ISBN): 9781637632499
Binding: Cloth Text
Published: February 2024
Publisher: Forefront Books
From the award-winning creator of Roseanne, Home Improvement, and several blockbuster films, comes Glimpses, a collection of stories filled with hope, humanity, and humor and an invitation to see goodness and grace in our everyday moments.
Matt Williams never focused on red carpets and glitzy parties during his successful Hollywood career–writer/producer of The Cosby Show and A Different World, creator of Roseanne and Home Improvement, producer of successful movies and plays. Looking back, Williams realized that throughout his life what sustained him, guided him, and inspired him were divine glimpses of goodness and grace .
Williams says, “When I started my quest to find little glimpses of God in everyday life, the clouds didn’t open, and a voice like rolling thunder didn’t call down to me. But I did start noticing simple acts of kindness, moments of grace that reflected God’s loving presence in the world. . . . This practice of noticing these glimpses changed my life. Instead of blasting my way through the week–competing, hurrying and scurrying, fighting for my personal space, my self-care, and my ego-based impulses–I started consciously looking for God’s goodness. And I found it everywhere.”
From a stranger in a casting office predicting Matt would succeed at a time when he felt like giving up, to deciding to work with Tim Allen after vowing not to work with another comedian after Roseanne, to learning what love really meant after “Spirit” told him he would marry Angelina–Williams realized that these “glimpses of God” have served as the loving, quiet providence that watched over him. Our job, then, is to pay attention to our lives. Regardless of your beliefs, Glimpses will inspire you to look for and find God in your daily life.
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