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Marianne Williamson is an internationally acclaimed author and lecturer. She has published ten books, five of which -- including her newest The Age of Miracles: Embracing the New Midlife -- have been New York Times
Bestsellers. Her first book, A Return to Love, spent
35 weeks in the #1 slot on the New York Times Bestsellers list and is considered a classic must-read of the new spirituality.



Marianne's other books include Everyday Grace, A Woman's Worth, Illuminata, Healing the Soul of America,
The Gift of Change and Emma and Mommy Talk to God.



Marianne hosts a daily Course in Miracles radio
program on Oprah and Friends network
XM radio 156.



Marianne has been a popular guest on television programs
such as Oprah, Larry King Live, Good Morning America, Charlie Rose and The Big
Idea with Donny Deutsch.



Marianne is a native of Houston, Texas.
In 1989, she founded Project Angel Food, a meals-on-wheels program that serves
homebound people with AIDS in the Los
Angeles area. Today, Project Angel Food serves over
1,000 people daily. Marianne also co-founded The Peace Alliance, a grass roots
campaign supporting legislation currently before Congress to establish a U. S.
Department of Peace.



In December 2006, a NEWSWEEK magazine poll named Marianne
Williamson one of the fifty most influential baby boomers.

Sexual Orientation and the Pursuit of Happiness

Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness…. These values are enshrined in our Declaration of Independence as inalienable rights of every American. Generation after generation, people have fought to get rid of the “….except for”s: except for blacks, except for […]

Pray Away the Swine Flu

Dear God, Please take away the swine flu. Amen According to Martin Luther King, Jr. there is a power in us more powerful than the power of bullets. King knew that that power was the power of the Spirit. Call […]

Refueling Detroit

For six years, I was the spiritual leader of a big church in Warren, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. I lived in Detroit for a total of ten years; I feel I got to know the place.    Of the thousands […]

Death as Mystery: On Natasha Richardson

Many years ago, at a party in Los Angeles, I had the pleasure of speaking for a while to Natasha Richardson.    What I remember is how kind and gentle she was. I realized her pedigree — that she was Vanessa […]

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posted 2:44:04pm Jan. 19, 2011 | read full post »

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