Mind Your Own Life

The journey back to love

by Aaron Anson


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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 5/11/2011

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 276
ISBN : 9781452532899
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 276
ISBN : 9781452532912

About the Book

Mind Your Own Life: The Journey Back to Love

At last! An authentic message of love and acceptance!

Life-enhancing semi-autobiography. Raised a devout Christian in the South and endeavoring to uphold indoctrinated beliefs, Anson struggled to find true affirmation amongst the ambiguity of being gay with religious beliefs that espoused intolerance. After a brief military stint, he married and fathered two children, simultaneously battling depression, anger and fear before finally accepting that he was inherently a gay man. This book deals head on with the divisive issues of religion and politics that have for centuries caused rifts between, countries, families, and facilitated a recent spate of bullying and suicide among teens and gays.
 
He secretly harbored for many years his struggle to suppress his nascent sexuality in hopes of escaping the paradox of being gay with Christian beliefs, hopeful that being gay would vanish and relieve this tremendous burden. Anson sought validation from a religion that despised him wholly. This book; targeting parents, adults, and teens; chronicles Anson’s struggles with depression, denial, and acceptance in the face of extreme homophobia perpetuated by religion, politics and false beliefs.

Anson assertively portrays an uncorrupted universal love and acceptance as our inherent birthright and explores the connection with our spirituality, sexuality, and morality. Anson tell his story with sublime prose and grace with inquisitive insight of our human experience. His story is beautifully rendered in a way that is challenging, thought-provoking and inspirational. It hits home for many and told in a way that you will not soon forget.


About the Author

Aaron Anson, an inspirational speaker, consultant and New-Thought Coach, was largely self-taught, influenced by the writings and lives of,Thoreau and many great thinkers. He is cofounder of a computer technology firm with his partner Oliver and a contributor for the Huffington Post. Anson has inspired readers and listeners all around the world with his passionate message of self-love resonating with those seeking authentication in their lives. His book, Common-Sense Universe, inspired by the overwhelming response and letters received from readers and listeners is scheduled for release, Summer 2012.

His book Mind Your Own Life: The Journey Back to Love (MYOL) which began as a journal of Anson’s own life, before evolving into a book.has been featured in AARP and many other publications around the country. Anson maintains that the book instead chose him as a vessel for others longing to be accepted and validated within. He has been a guest on many radio shows and guest speaker at several literary events promoting self-love and acceptance.

Raised a devout Christian in the South and endeavoring to uphold indoctrinated beliefs, Anson struggled to find true affirmation amongst the ambiguity of being gay with religious beliefs that espoused intolerant and hypocritical beliefs.

After embracing his self-discovery, his fascination with the arts, world cultures and humanity led him all  around the world where he’s participated in humanitarian efforts giving hope to others. Anson is passionate about empowering people to find their own truth and identity amidst societal pressures, and the excessive bombardment of political and religious rhetoric.

Website:www.AaronAnson.com/