Marianne Deborah Williamson is an American author, spiritual leader, and political activist. She has written 13 books, including four New York Times number one bestsellers in the "Advice, How To, and Miscellaneous" category.
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"Experience the raw emotions of war through the eyes of a young soldier. Set in 1914, a group of German schoolboys eagerly embark on a patriotic journey to fight for their country. However, as they enter the trenches, they soon face the brutal reality of war. Follow the story of one soldier as he encounters the heart-wrenching loss of his comrades and the crushing disillusionment that comes with war. A powerful and poignant tale of youth, sacrifice, and hope."
@ANNELAMOTT I remember the book was life-changing – source
This book by Sarah Kendzior delves into the erosion of American liberty and the rise to power of Donald Trump. Kendzior expertly links key moments in Trump's life with the degradation of American politics and the erosion of civil liberties by foreign powers. This book offers a never-before-seen look at her personal life and her lifelong tendency to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. Hiding in Plain Sight is a necessary examination of the ongoing loss of freedom and secrets behind a burgeoning autocratic United States that have been hiding in plain sight for decades.
This book is blowing my mind @sarahkendzior – source
Explore the religious expressions and activities of archaic cultures in this foundational work of the history of religions. Written by renowned scholar Mircea Eliade, this book draws on scholarship from multiple languages and cultures, making it both intelligible and compelling. Eliade argues that understanding these cultures can enrich our modern imagination of what it means to be human. A must-read for anyone interested in religion and anthropology.
@FreddyMagnus Omg I was so influenced when I was younger by a book by Mircea Eliade called “The Myth of The Eternal Return”! I read it over and over – source
In this captivating novel, Peter is sent on a mission to an unknown world, leaving his wife behind. As he becomes immersed in his work, he discovers a friendly native population struggling with a fatal illness, hungry for his teachings. Meanwhile, back on Earth, Bea's faith falters as natural disasters devastate the planet. As the distance between them grows, they are forced to confront their love and faith like never before. With precise language, this profound meditation on love and our responsibilities to those closest to us will leave you mesmerized.
Pictures coming in. This is truly unbelievable...126 million miles from earth. By the way, an incredible book about the human and spiritual dimensions of space travel: “The Book of Strange New Things” by Michel Faber. – source
This book uncovers the chaos that ensues when the transition team for President Trump fails to show up at the US Department of Energy to learn about their new roles. Michael Lewis' gripping narrative exposes the dangerous consequences of a government under attack by uninformed leaders who show disregard for the critical services that keep our society safe. From ensuring food and medication safety to tracking down black-market uranium, Lewis masterfully paints a vivid picture of the fallout when those in control lack understanding of the government's inner workings.
Excellent book: “The Fifth Risk” by Michael Lewis. It was written before COVID-19 but it explains a lot about how things are happening. – source