'The Camino': A Book Chat with Shirley MacLaine
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cap2807: Shirley, I read your book in less than fours hours this week and really enjoyed it! If you did this in 1994 and it took you only 2 months to write it , why six years before we were able to enjoy it?
author_shirley_maclaine: Very good question. I couldn't process it and my previous publishers wanted me to write a book on Hollywood instead. But it wasn't six years ago. I don't think... I don't know, I lose track of time. Anyway I finally changed publishers, and they liked the idea. That's why it took so long.
lprzepasniak: your thoughts on the alignment?
author_shirley_maclaine: I think that alignment was extremely important. I think it could have been disturbing to people, but also could have kicked them up to a higher understanding. I thought about canceling the launch of my book, because of the alignment, and the launch of my website, because of the alignment, until I realized that astrologically, being a Taurus, to me that was an alignment of communication. So for every sign, it was something different - for me it was communication.
adelduran: how can we use the energy to make positive earth changes?
author_shirley_maclaine: Well, nature follows mind. So therefore, if we have a negative collective mindset, (which to a large extent we do) then nature will reflect that. So it's up to us to use our free will, to become more balanced so that nature can reflect that balance.
benquo: have you ever traveled alone before? was that difficult?
author_shirley_maclaine: Well that person obviously didn't read the book! But this was an entirely different, solitary experience.
Kittybeau: Shirley what is your website address pls?
author_shirley_maclaine: http://www.shirleymaclaine.com When you log on to my website, I think by now we have up e-mail addresses.
Sam864379: ms. MacLaine in your book you talk about a silver string can you explain that
author_shirley_maclaine: What book?
pawz2292: Have you every read "Many Masters, Many Lives"?
author_shirley_maclaine: Many times.
peginlex: this sounds very much like the conversations with God books -- as far as creating our own reality -- is is along the same vein?