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Her Barbed Wit was Fueled by Emotional Pain

Dorothy Parker (August 22, 1893 – June 7, 1967) We’ve all read her work, and probably laughed at her witticisms, but do we really know what was going on with her? Dorothy Parker was a writer without equal, but never … Continue reading

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Is This “Proof” of Mary Magdalene Reincarnating. or What?

Helen Cohn Schucman (July 14, 1909 – February 9, 1981) As you may know, I have read A Course in Miracles thoroughly. I have even read the only biography of Dr Schucman‘s life. And, so, I think I have a … Continue reading

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Can Your New Life “Redeem” Your Past Life?

Redeeming Factor Before I review this ebook, I want to share this quote: ‘It is important that the deceased is left in peace for 68 hours after dying so that the person in question has discarded all his bodily elements. … Continue reading

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The Seeker and the Seer

Lars Muhl (November 14, 1950) I wouldn’t even be contemplating writing this blog if I hadn’t starting meeting this man in my dreams. It began two nights ago, when Lars showed up at a group get-together. I’d been following him … Continue reading

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Footnote in History: Plagiarism or Inspiration?

A Sucessora (1934) Have you ever tried to write a novel? It’s a lonely occupation. And the pressure of your readers and publishers breathing down your neck can be more than most could endure, especially if you have suddenly become … Continue reading

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Did Daphne du Maurier Write “Rebecca” to Document Herself?

Rebecca (2020) I am not a fan of “Gothic” romances, or films. But this latest film version of the 1938 classic, written by Dame du Maurier, is (seemingly) quite faithful to the story line. After a whirlwind romance in Monte … Continue reading

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Bestselling Women: 19th and 20th Centuries

Jane Austen and Shirley MacLaine Oh, this is one that came at me from left field. What if Shirley MacLaine is Jane Austen reborn? Now, think about it… Doesn’t that make perfect sense? I know, I know: both charts are … Continue reading

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Was Fanny Price Jane Austen’s Stand-in?

Mansfield Park (1999) It’s common knowledge that Jane Austen lived her life vicariously through the heroines of her stories. That’s to be expected, of course: they gave her a voice on the world stage. But there’s something about Fanny Price‘s … Continue reading

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Spiritually, There’s No Denying Evolution

The Shack (2017) Having read the book years ago, I never got around to seeing this film, until last night, on Netflix. Of course, I’d seen the promo videos, but they gloss over the important stuff. Essentially, this is a … Continue reading

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You Don’t Have to be Smart to Gain Wisdom

Astrology For Dummies (2nd Edition) Thank you, Ian, for sharing this one with me. When you first brought it to my attention as an extended summary of the Sun sign personalities, I wondered who the author was. Now I know: … Continue reading

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