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Old 05-30-04, 07:45 AM
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Post somebody want to read "a return to love" and discuss it as we read?

hi everyone!

i'm thinking of starting to read "a return to love" by marianne williamson. i've read it before (i read it about once a year - it's one of my absolute *favorite* books!;-), but this time i thought i'd try something different:
i think it'd be "cool" to not only read it, but read it "together" with someone, and then discuss what i (we) read!

please pm me if you're interested in doing this - i think it could be a lot of fun, and *very* interesting/uplifting!
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Can you give us a short book review?
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Old 05-31-04, 01:51 PM
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sure!
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quoting off the back of the book:

" in 'a return to love', marianne williamson shares her insights into how the practical application of love every day can provide an answer to the problems that confront us, whether these are in our relationships, our careers or our health...and shows how by practicing love we can make our lives more peaceful, loving and fulfilling."
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Sounds interesting. I might go for it. I certainly believe in the principle of love, and all its positive applications in overcoming obstacles in our complicated lives.

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great!

then just get the book (it's available in paperback), and...
no, wait - do you think we should wait a while and see if someone else wants to join our little book club?
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do you think we should ask to be put in a private forum?
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Sounds good, I will look for it. I just don't know how soon it will be that I can get to the book store.
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Old 06-01-04, 11:13 AM
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"a return to love" by marianne williamson

okay!


how about if we start june 14?

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I'm going to search for it on ebooks!
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June14th will be good for me as I am very busy up till the 13th!
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Smile monday okay with you?

if monday's okay with you, i thought we'd start our little "book club" by reading the preface, introduction and chapter 1 "hell".

is a chapter per week okay?
or maybe one week for a chapter, and then one week of discussion?
what do you think?

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I just got the book Gabriella, and am enjoying it. I had read a little about "A course in miracles" a long time ago. I'll be ready tomorrow as I already read the preface, and will read chapter one before sleep.
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sounds great!

(wow - we've just started our own little book club!)
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I have always stated that I do not nessecarily believe in a higher power but I have always felt guided by love or have tried to be . So as I read, I realise love is the higher power, and that I have do have faith. Eventhough it is not faith in the way of "God has a plan for me" Yet I do have faith in the energy of love. And my life goes well because of it. I believe that I see things with love and approach them from a loving view most often. Occasionally I lose this focus and scream at my kid. The book is a great reminder to relax and love and to teach my child this simple miracle!
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Yet I do have faith in the energy of love. And my life goes well because of it.

yes, i feel this way too!

when i (temporaraily) loose this faith (i e when "life" gets to be a little *too* much), i find that my life "stops" (i don't really know how to describe this, but when this happens, *nothing* i do seems to work) and it's not until i remind myself that "thy will be done", that things begin to fall back into place...

as i said earlier, i read this book at least once a year, and each time i find something new in it!
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