IN A SOClETY WHERE IT HAS BECOME SOClALLY ACCEPTABLE TO FOLLOW THE CROWD AND BLEND IN, Nkoyo in her usual practical thought provoking way has written an incisive book that highlights the overwhelming odds we face daily and challenges us to defy these issues with unwavering conviction. The book charges us as individuals to be like "A city set upon a hill whose light cannot be hidden." l-low do we remain steadfast in the face oi temptations? I-low can we maintain our integrity when our resolve is tested? How do we preserve our moral standards and values in today's world? Shining Statues answers these critical questions and empowers us to choose wisely under conditions oi uncertainty and tear. The book captures the indomitable spirit of sterling survivors; men and women who stood their ground and pursued sometimes the impossible dream. Using biblical and real me examples, the book helps us develop the discipline that distinguishes us as people- Set Apart! its interesting mix of prose and poetry makes it an easy and appealing read. Shining Statues: the second of the lifestyle series is a call to stand tall glowing with light rather than a mere glint.