Summary: The need for change at midlife--an emotional pressure for one phase of our lives to transition to another--is a universal human phenomenon. There simply comes a time, as when puberty separates childhood from adulthood, when a part of ourselves must die in order for something new to be born.The purpose of this book by New York Times bestselling author and lecturer Marianne Williamson is to psychologically and spiritually reframe the transition so that it leads to a wonderful sense of ...show morejoy and awakening.In our ability to rethink our lives lies our power to change it. What we call ''middle age'' need not be seen as a turning point toward death. It can be seen as a magical turning point toward life as we've never known it, if we allow ourselves the power of an independent imagination.Midlife is not a crisis; it is a time of rebirth. It is a time not to accept death, but to accept life. Younger people may have lots of energy, but they often don't know what to do with it. People in midlife might have less energy, but far more understanding of what each breath of life is for. At last they have a destiny to fulfill--not the destiny of a life that's simply over, but the destiny of a life that can finally be truly lived. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 08
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