The Resource The age of miracles : embracing the new midlife, Marianne Williamson, (electronic resource)

The age of miracles : embracing the new midlife, Marianne Williamson, (electronic resource)

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The age of miracles : embracing the new midlife
Title
The age of miracles
Title remainder
embracing the new midlife
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Marianne Williamson
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eng
Summary
The need for change as we get older an emotional pressure for one phase of our lives to transition into another is a human phenomenon, neither male nor female. There simply comes a time in our lives not fundamentally different from the way puberty separates childhood from adulthood when its time for one part of ourselves to die and for something new to be born. The purpose of this book by best-selling author and lecturer Marianne Williamson is to psychologically and spiritually reframe this transition so that it leads to a wonderful sense of joy and awakening. In our ability to rethink our lives lies our greatest power to change them. What we have called middle age need not be seen as a turning point toward death. It can be viewed as a magical turning point toward life as we've never known it, if we allow ourselves the power of an independent imagination thought-forms that don't flow in a perfunctory manner from ancient assumptions merely handed down to us, but rather flower into new archetypal images of a humanity just getting started at 45 or 50. What we've learned by that time, from both our failures as well as our successes, tends to have humbled us into purity. When we were young, we had energy but we were clueless about what to do with it. Today, we have less energy, perhaps, but we have far more understanding of what each breath of life is for. And now at last, we have a destiny to fulfill not a destiny of a life that's simply over, but rather a destiny of a life that is finally truly lived. Midlife is not a crisis; it's a time of rebirth. It's not a time to accept your death; it's a time to accept your life and to finally, truly live it, as you and you alone know deep in your heart it was meant to be lived
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Midwest
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1952-
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Williamson, Marianne
Dewey number
155.6/6
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Middle age
  • Middle-aged persons
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adult
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The age of miracles : embracing the new midlife, Marianne Williamson, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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MWT11358318
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781401921064
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11358318
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The age of miracles : embracing the new midlife, Marianne Williamson, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11358318
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781401921064
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11358318
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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