Marianne Williamson

Just Start!

Cynthia James by Cynthia James | January 23rd, 2012 | 1 Comment
topic: Personal Growth | tags: 2012, affirmations, begin, change, commitment, dreams, goals, initiative, intention, intentions, Marianne Williamson, new beginnings, new year, New Year’s resolutions, start, success

Just StartRecently, I was having a conversation with a new friend. We were talking about our shared feeling that 2012 is going to be an incredible year. It was exciting to talk about how very intentional we are about bringing our gifts forward to make a difference in this world. After a few minutes of conversation, she said, “Isn’t it crazy that people often only have these conversations and high intentions at the beginning of the new year?”

Transformational Invocation

Gay and Katie Hendricks by Gay and Katie Hendricks | August 7th, 2008 | 1 Comment
topic: Personal Growth | tags: Marianne Williamson, Transformational Leadership Council

Kathlyn and I are just back from a meeting in the mountains of Colorado with the Transformational Leadership Council. TLC was founded by a group of us, meeting in Jack Canfield’s living room about 5 years ago. Now, it’s grown to 100+ people, necessitating a move to larger quarters (Jack’s living room is big, but it’s not that big!) We meet now about twice a year, to hear what everybody’s doing and to help move the field of personal and relationship transformation forward. One of our new members, Marianne Williamson, gave a rousing talk based on her new book, The Age Of Miracles. Her talk touched on something dear to my heart, the incredible explosion of creativity that can come forth at mid-life.  I gave the opening invocation, which I will quote from to give you a taste of the expanded yet playful spirit of the event: