Oaklawn’s 17th Annual Spring Spectacular
Glennon Doyle Melton is the author of the inspiring and hilarious New York Times bestselling memoir, “Carry On, Warrior.” She is the founder of Momastery.com, an online community where hundreds of thousands of readers meet daily to experience her shameless and laugh-out-loud funny essays about marriage, motherhood, faith, addiction, recovery and serving the marginalized. She is also the creator and president of Together Rising, a non-profit organization that has revolutionized online giving through “Love Flash Mobs” and has connected countless families in need to more than four million dollars in critical resources. Drawing from her own personal story of addiction and recovery, Glennon inspires audiences with her authentic, empowering, hopeful and fresh perspective on healing. Glennon expresses universal truth through storytelling, giving voice to our shared experiences and allowing us to feel known. She invites us to believe in ourselves, to be brave and kind, to let go of the idea of perfection and to stop making life harder by pretending it’s not hard.