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Law of attraction book: “Neale Donald Walsch on Relationships” by Neale Donald Walsch

Mollie Player

law-of-attraction-treeLaw of attraction book:Neale Donald Walsch on Relationships by Neale Donald Walsch

What do you like about this law of attraction book?

Okay, so it’s not Conversations With God. But that doesn’t mean it’s not worth reading. Besides, it’s short and chatty. I like that.

What will I learn from this law of attraction book?

Neale Donald Walsch on Relationships is the transcript of a seminar speech given by the author. It retains the conversational style of the speech.

In the past, Walsch says, he had no idea what relationships were all about. He thought that the purpose of having a partnership was to get something, rather than to give something. He tried to arrange his relationships as a kind of barter: “If you give me this, I’ll give you that.”

The result: he often felt he had to change himself for his partners (for example, soften his loud…

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New book announcement: The Power of Acceptance

The Power of Acceptance: A Spirtuality Memoir by Mollie Player

Pleased to announce that my latest book, The Power of Acceptance: One Year of Mindfulness and Meditation, is now available at Amazon.com. This is a follow-up to You’re Getting Closer: One Year of Finding God and a Few Good Friends.

From the back cover:

For a day, a week, even a month at a time, she had the feeling continuously. She had it while she read, while she drove, while she ate, and while she played with her child. Which is why each time the feeling left, it was a great disappointment.

It was the feeling of connection with the Divine, and Mollie Player wanted to hold on to it forever. But how?

What was the key to continuous meditation?

Following You’re Getting Closer: One Year of Finding God and a Few Good Friends, The Power of Acceptance is her answer to that question. In this year-long journal she shares her attempt to do a sitting meditation each day, then remain in the state of meditation as much as possible after that.
Featuring interviews on meditation from long-time practitioners, The Power of Acceptance isn’t a meditation prescription, but rather a personal story of one woman’s spiritual struggles . . . and breakthroughs.

For a limited time, The Power of Acceptance and You’re Getting Closer are just 99 cents.

Thanks to my support system for helping me fill up the corners left in my day with writing time. Much love.

Here’s your chance to tell somebody what you *really* think

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As I’ve no doubt mentioned before, my life is blessed with many wonderful people. A few of those people: those who give me feedback on my writing.

And yet, there is something in this area I still lack.

See, I have fans–super awesome fans who read, like, everything I write. And I have a few naysayers as well. But lately I’ve been wondering: What about all the people in-between? Might they have something even more valuable to share with me on the topic of my books–namely, really, really helpful commentary and critique?

And I’m guessing the answer to that question is yes.

And so, as I’ve done a few times on my blog before (thanks again to those who participated!), this week I’m extending an offer to you, my blog readers: If you buy any of my books, then send me a quick email telling me what you *really* thought of it and why, I’ll refund your purchase price (or send you a different ebook or printed book of your choice) with almost as much gusto as I use during the writing process itself. If you’re a writer and would prefer an in-kind critique, we can arrange that, too.

And that’s not all! I’ll also send you a whole bouquet of loving happy vibes–for free! (Can’t you just feel that gusto?)

Now, don’t worry: If you love the book you choose and have no real criticism to share, I’m actually find with hearing the good stuff, too. (You can also post a review on Amazon with the same, though note that I’m not basing your refund on that.) But a few “wasn’t really into it for this reason” comments would be super, super helpful as well.

Just email me at mollie@mollieplayer.com with the review (anonymous comments are totally fine).

 

Life is what you think about, reprised

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Two years ago I had the pleasure of holding a book signing for my latest book, You’re Getting Closer: One Year of Finding God and a Few Good Friends. Here, a reblog for you: the piece I wrote promoting the event–and my perspective on the goal of my writing as I see it right now.

Mollie Player is just a regular person. And yet, she is trying—sometimes very, very hard—to be different. And the way Mollie wants to be different is this: she wants to stay the same.

She just wants to be more of herself.

She wants to learn how to be aware of the Divine inside her at all times. She wants to communicate with God.

In other words: she wants to get enlightened.

Lofty goal? Maybe. Is she there yet? Probably not.

But she is, just maybe, on her way.

Often when people describe their lives these are the things they talk about:

  • What they did or do;
  • What they had or have;
  • Who they knew or know.

If you ask Mollie, though, she’d tell you that those things aren’t what life is at all.

Life, she says, is what goes on inside your mind.

It’s what you care about. It’s what you dream about.

It’s what you think about every day.

And so, even though she is just a regular person, Mollie decided to write about some of the thoughts that have made up her real life so far—and with which other regular people may be able to relate.

In Sometimes Very: How I Overcame Depression Without Experts or Medicine, she discusses her battle with chronic dysthemia.

In Happiness is the Truth: A Spiritual Manifesto, she tells what she thinks spirituality should be all about.

And, in You’re Getting Closer: One Year of Finding God and a Few Good Friends, she journals about her attempt to pray without ceasing for an entire year.

Mollie hopes that you like them, but more than that: she hopes they’ll make you different—even if that just means being more of yourself.

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Free law of attraction ebook: “100 Daily Messages for the Dimensions”

Free ebook announcement!

From time to time, I announce an ebook giveaway on this site. These are all New Thought books that the authors have agreed to be made available for free, at least for a period of time. Email me at mollie@mollieplayer.com to request your PDF copy.

This month: 100 Daily Messages for the Dimensions, Realms of Existence and Planes of Experience by Leta Hamilton. Hamilton is a channel for Archangel Michael as well as an experienced professional writer and teacher. The first in her three-part 100 Daily Messages series, this book translates short exercises and ideas we earthbound folks can use to our benefit.

Leta Hamilton is also the author of The Way of the Toddler. You can learn more about her at letahamilton.com.

You’ve found it: The best nonfiction books, all in one place

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Recently, I made a rash decision: I decided to start a third blog.

It’s called Inspirational Nonfiction, and you can visit it at inspirationalnonfiction.wordpress.com.

From the Welcome page on the site:

Good news: you’ve found it. Finally, the nonfiction book blog you’ve been waiting for–one that ignores the stuff you don’t want to read, and focuses only on the stuff you do. The stuff you won’t be able to help mentioning over dinner. The stuff that gives you and your partner something to talk about besides the kids. The stuff your friends should’ve already told you about, but didn’t. The stuff that makes you want to change something, tweak something, do something.

The stuff, in short, that inspires.

I’m your host, Mollie Player. I’m an avid reader of nonfiction, of course, as well as an experienced technical and marketing writer, with clients ranging from corporate giants like Wells Fargo to high tech places like Tecplot and Microsoft to boutique businesses like graphic design agencies, PR firms, and more. I’ve also written a bunch of books, mostly nonfiction. (See the About page or the sidebar for more info on that.)

On Inspirational Nonfiction, I offer a curated list of the best–most insightful, educational, and entertaining–nonfiction I’ve read, along with summaries and other info on the same.

My vision for the site: to provide a place for you, a nonfiction fan like me, to discover your next great read–something that speaks to you on a deep level … maybe even profoundly changes your life.

I’d love to hear from you. Please email ideas and suggestions to mollie@mollieplayer.com, or leave a comment on the site.

Free law of attraction ebook: “Happiness is the Truth”

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Free ebook announcement!

From time to time, I announce an ebook giveaway on this site. These are all New Thought books that the authors have agreed to be made available for free, at least for a period of time. Just email me at mollie@mollieplayer.com to request your PDF copy.

Happiness is the Truth: A Spiritual Manifesto is a basic primer on New Thought spirituality; however, it is anything but a rule book. The chapters, each of which explains one tenet of this philosophy, include: “Spirituality is good,” “Life is a game,” “There are no rules,” “Absolutes are fine. Certainty is not,” “People are holy,” “We have power,” and, finally, “Happiness is the truth.”

Here is an excerpt:

“Suffice it to say that I believe in love, and I believe in eternity, and I believe in spirits and in the big mystery that is what we call God. And I believe that in the end, it is not prayer that makes us holy, or good deeds, or any particular philosophy. I believe that the purpose of life and the way to be holy is this:

“You do what makes you happy.”

Free law of attraction ebook: “100 Daily Messages for Expanding Consciousness”

Free ebook announcement!

From time to time, I announce an ebook giveaway on this site. These are all New Thought books that the authors have agreed to be made available for free, at least for a period of time. Email me at mollie@mollieplayer.com to request your PDF copy.

This month: 100 Daily Messages for Expanding Consciousness by Leta Hamilton. Hamilton is a channel for Archangel Michael as well as an experienced professional writer and teacher. The first in her three-part 100 Daily Messages series, this book translates short exercises and ideas we earthbound folks can use to our benefit.

Leta Hamilton is also the author of The Way of the Toddler. You can learn more about her at letahamilton.com.

A change

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Recently, I posted that I’m working furiously on another blog called The Law of Attraction Project. Well, that’s still happening–more than ever, actually. One of the aspects of that blog that needed to be polished up was its SEO. Apparently, double posting articles, like my true law of attraction stories, isn’t so good for traffic. Google has been sending everyone who searches for law of attraction stories to this blog rather than The Law of Attraction Project. So, last week I made a tough choice: I decided to move all of the stories to that site, which is really what it’s all about, as well as to simplify this blog, Suddenly Awesome. As the blog description says, Suddenly Awesome is about how being spiritual makes my otherwise boring life suddenly awesome–and that’s really all it needs to be.

To all those who still want to receive the law of attraction success stories every month, plus monthly New Thought book summaries, do join us at storiesandtruth.wordpress.com. I am really, really loving how that blog is shaping up!

Thanks for hanging in with me.

Blessings,
Mollie