By Shirley MacLaine
it's been approximately 3 many years for the reason that Shirley MacLaine began her courageous and public dedication to chronicling her own quest for religious realizing. In testomony to the patience and power of her message, every one of her 8 mythical bestsellers -- from Don't Fall Off the Mountain to My fortunate Stars -- keeps at the present time to draw, dazzle, and remodel numerous new readers. Now Shirley is again -- together with her so much breathtakingly robust and certain e-book but.
this can be the tale of a trip. it's the eagerly expected and altogether startling fruits of Shirley MacLaine's remarkable -- and finally worthwhile -- highway via lifestyles. The riveting odyssey begun with a couple of nameless handwritten letters imploring Shirley to make a tricky pilgrimage alongside the Santiago de Compostela Camino in Spain. all through historical past, numerous illustrious pilgrims from far and wide Europe have taken up the path. it's an historical -- and allegedly enchanted -- pilgrimage. humans from St. Francis of Assisi and Charlemagne to Ferdinand and Isabella to Dante and Chaucer have taken the adventure, which contains a virtually 500-mile trek throughout highways, mountains and valleys, towns and cities, and fields. Now it'd be Shirley's flip.
For Shirley, the Camino was once either an severe non secular and actual problem. a girl in her 6th decade finishing this type of grueling journey walking in thirty days at twenty miles consistent with day was once not anything in need of impressive. yet much more extraordinary was once the path she took spiritually: again millions of years, via previous lives to the very beginning of the universe. Immensely proficient with intelligence, interest, heat, and a profound openness to humans and areas outdoors her personal adventure, Shirley MacLaine is really an American treasure. And once more, she brings her inimitable traits of brain and middle to her writing. Balancing and negotiating the revelations encouraged by means of the mysterious strength of the Camino, she persevered her arduous trip to Compostela until eventually it progressively gave approach to a much more common voyage: that of the soul. via quite a number superb and freeing visions and revelations, Shirley observed into the which means of the cosmos, together with the secrets and techniques of the traditional civilizations of Atlantis and Lemuria, insights into human genesis, the essence of gender and sexuality, and the real route to greater love.
With wealthy perception, humility, and her trademark grace, Shirley MacLaine lightly leads us on a sacred experience towards an inexpressibly transcendent climax. The Camino supplies readers the adventure of 1000 lifetimes.