I've Been Thinking . . .Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life

I've Been Thinking . . .Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life

A book of meditations and reflections for those seeking direction and empowerment, from Peabody- and Emmy-winning journalist/producer, New York Times bestselling author, and NBC News Special Anchor Maria Shriver

As a prominent woman juggling many roles, Maria Shriver knows just how hectic and stressful everyday life can be. In this candid and heartfelt book, Shriver offers up the lessons she's learned along the way, and the meditations she's kept by her side as a touchstone for the challenges that arise. The quotes, scriptures, prayers, and reflections within are meant to encourage empowerment, accomplishment, and forward mobility in women of all ages.

I've Been Thinking . . . is an intimate devotional, ideal for those transitioning into the prime of their lives, who want to slow down, breathe, and take life one day at a time. Whether you're devoting attention to finding a cure for Alzheimer's, beginning a new career, starting your own business, or something in between, this slender, accessible book is for anyone who needs a reminder that taking a moment (or two!) to center yourself is the first step on that path.

Title:I've Been Thinking . . .Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life
ISBN:9780525522607
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About Maria Shriver

Maria Owings Shriver is an American journalist, activist, author of six best-selling books, and former First Lady of California.


    I've Been Thinking . . .Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life Reviews

  • Elyse

    If I say I didn’t enjoy listening to this audiobook - was bored and critical - does that make me a negative person? I guess it’s the chance I’m willing to take. 94% of the reviews on Amazon are ...

  • Lisa

    A beautiful and inspiring book to help ignite reflection and clarity.SUMMARYI’VE BEEN THINKING is a book of reflections and meditations on how to live a life full of meaning. It is written by MARIA ...

  • Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader & Traveling Sister

    5 positive and affirmational stars to I’ve Been ThinkingI’m always looking for books on meditation, hoping I can cement my practice and keep it fresh because I fall out of doing it usually when I ...

  • Phil

    I hate to rain on all the 5-star ratings of this book. And, let me say, I admire Maria Shriver a great deal. That said, this is almost as superficial as a Hallmark card. Perhaps it was my expectation ...

  • Kathy Kientzle

    Maria is one of those go to authors for inspiration, insight and clear minded thinking. She writes with complete honesty and from her soul. This book is one I will read over and over again when I am l...

  • Allison

    A million ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐s! Maria for President! I don’t know about you guys but I don’t keep most of the books I read. Usually I trade them in for more books. 😁 I only keep the very, very best...

  • Natalie Johnson

    Quick read, thought-provoking, compelling, captivating, relatable, spiritually inviting, and applicable are words that easily come to mind while reading this book. Dear God, I’ve been thinking: “T...

  • Doreena Silva

    This was such an awesome awe inspiring & inspirational book which will find a place with my bible! I had to highlight & tab so many pages to refer back to at times when I meditate and pray.I was lucky...

  • Meg - A Bookish Affair

    4.5 stars. "I've Been Thinking" is a glimpse into how Maria Shriver is able to make the most out of life. This book is the literary equivalent to having a huge cup of tea with a really good friend. It...

  • Isabel

    not my cup of tea...