Still Standing - 100 Lessons From An 'Unsuccessful' Life
Tola Doll Fisher
Publisher: SPCK/Spokenworld Audio/Ladbroke Audio Ltd
These refreshingly candid stories encourage listener trying ‘to adult’ how to find joy in the journey of a messy, work-in-progress walk of (sometimes failing, but still standing) faith.
What do you do when life hasn’t turned out the way you expected?
When it feels like everyone else has it together but you’re still figuring it out?
And if God is meant to be your guide, why do you feel so lost?
Tola Doll Fisher has asked these questions countless times and still doesn’t have the answers. But as she explains in this series of 100 ‘life lessons’ maybe that’s okay…Refreshingly relatable and heartbreakingly honest, this is a book about discovering joy in the journey of a messy, work-in-progress walk of (sometimes failing, but still standing) faith.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Tola Fisher is the editor of Premier’s Woman Alive magazine, a writer and speaker. She was previously editor for two magazines published by international development organisation Mothers' Union and started her journalism career as a columnist for the Birmingham Evening Mail (now Birmingham Mail). Tola is an opinion columnist for The Independent Voices, HuffPost UK and has featured in consumer titles, Company, Psychologies and Pride. She contributed to the 40 Acts Campaign in 2016 and 2017. Not afraid to shy from difficult topics, Tola spoke about faith and sexuality at a panel talk hosted by Scarlet Ladies, interviewed controversial influencer C hidera Eggerue on boobs, books and black girls and delivered a TEDx Talk called “Debunking the Myth of Success”. Tola was listed as one of The Voice newspaper's women to watch for their International Women's Day special in 2018 and an Inspirational Christian Millennial in Keep the Faith magazine.