By Shirley MacLaine
"I've been a questioner all my life..."
So starts bestselling writer and award-winning actress Shirley MacLaine, as she invitations readers to hitch her at the strongest, provocative trip of her existence. through the years, Shirley has firmly tested herself as a fearless, iconoclastic philosopher and seeker of fact. Now, as she confronts the realities and rewards of aging, she displays at the larger figuring out of her personal position within the universe that her studies have dropped at her.
Sparked by means of the event of entering into a brand new apartment, she is electrified to appear again around the notable specialist and private milestones she has skilled up to now. Surrounded by way of books, photographs, and the artifacts of a existence good lived, Shirley is ready to realize the profound strength of synchronicity at paintings round her, researching the invisible threads that sew jointly the probably random occasions of her days, including which means even to the mundane.
Having grown older, she is more and more all in favour of the aptitude pitfalls of recent medication. She stocks own insights into food, acupuncture, homeopathy, and replacement drugs. useful and bracing, here's recommendation for somebody seeking to extend his or her figuring out of wellbeing and fitness and health and wellbeing.
relocating past the actual, Shirley explores what has continually her such a lot -- these issues which are unseen. what's realization? what's the function of our lives? Are we by myself within the universe? and maybe the best secret of all, what occurs to us after dying?
full of her trademark wit and candor, it is a interesting, inspiring e-book that may pride and captivate Shirley's legions of lovers and fellow tourists in all places.
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Being aware of the synchronicity in your life is a recognition of the interconnectedness of the unseen force, which is probably what we call God. Examples of synchronicity can even be found in the arts. The China Syndrome is a fictional movie about a nuclear disaster in which an atomic power plant suffers a meltdown. Just three weeks after the film's debut, the incident became reality at Pennsylvania's infamous Three Mile Island nuclear facility. Synchronicities of staggering magnitude give us proof that there is something invisible at work.
I am everlastingly grateful to my mom and dad for being part of the contract that I believe we had with each other. I chose them and they chose me. The scene on the stairs is a part of my movie that I will never forget. Another scene comes to mind. I was running a relay in a track meet in high school. Dad had come to see it. When the relayer handed me the stick, I dropped it. I dropped the stick. Never have I been so ashamed, humiliated, or full of self-loathing- before or since. No ill-received film or bad, humiliating opinion of me has had the effect of my dropping that stick.
Nothing they did or said really frightened me. I don't know why. That was laughable to Dean and Frank. 45 in his vest holster. They'd laugh. I don't know why I did these things. Some kind of small-toV\'Il bravado, I suppose, but they seemed to listen to me when I complained about their intimidation of another person at the dinner table. I remember telling Sam to go fuck himself when he tried to get me to eat his spaghetti, and I was trying to lose weight. When he grabbed my arm, I kneed him in the balls.