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Your Power to Create: From Wishful Thinking to True Manifestation

3.54  ·  Rating Details ·  81 Ratings  ·  15 Reviews
Where did this notion that we have the power to shape our own destiny come from? How can we separate wishful daydreams from the authentic work of creation? With her intuitive grasp of spiritual truths and her no-nonsense presentation, Caroline Myss cuts through the myths surrounding manifestation on Your Power to Create. Taking a direct path to the heart of human creative ...more
Audio CD, Abridged, 2 pages
Published January 1st 2007 by Sounds True
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Heidi The Hippie Librarian
Oct 08, 2013 Heidi The Hippie Librarian rated it did not like it
Shelves: non-fiction
Myss is angry on this one. She really doesn't like New Age thought, apparently. She says everything is hard and takes work and life is struggle, struggle, struggle. She goes on a long and winding evolution of American thought development on "the power to create". Then, she goes on a tirade about how none of us, except her because she's disciplined, have the power to create. We're all sabotaging ourselves because we "don't want to work that hard". We only want to create "that which doesn't cost u ...more
Susan
Jan 20, 2010 Susan rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: no one
Recommended to Susan by: no one
I started this book on CD and stopped because she seemed scattered and bashing other authors/books. Don't honestly know if I will finish this one. not a very good one. She sure loves herself a lot, giving herself a lot of praise throughout this book. I finally finished this.
Shirley Hart
Aug 13, 2012 Shirley Hart rated it it was amazing
I am inspired by Myss' no nonsense presentation of how we can harness our own reality. Highly recommend.
Lorraine Coleman
Sep 02, 2010 Lorraine Coleman rated it liked it
The Judge Judy of the New Age/Spirituality World. But we all need a kick in the ass every once in the while.
Melissa
I think I made a mistake in starting out with one of Myss's audiobooks, because I find her presentation to be super obnoxious, and I'm having trouble separating her message, which I sometimes agree with, from her.

I don't think it helped that she practically spat out the word "pagan" early on, like it's a dirty word, and reduced pagan beliefs to putting "trinkets under your pillow," in hopes that you win the favor of the gods. Ouch. I can definitely agree that there is a lot of spirituality, pag
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Cyndi
Aug 19, 2014 Cyndi rated it liked it
Shelves: self-improvement
My takeaway: listen to your "soul strivings" to create your life. Your soul, when you are tuned into it, will take you where you need to go. Be aware that life is about serving others, all creation is of God. It's not about what you want, but who you are and what you have to bring forth into the world. Be aware of those who would sabbotage you, from within and without. The inner "sabboteur," the temptations that have you forever stalling on making meaningful changes in life, is a useful concept. ...more
Wilma Rebstock
Nov 17, 2012 Wilma Rebstock rated it really liked it
Very interesting material, not at all what I was expecting...
Ms Myss comes on very strongly and I am interested in reading this again to pick up on points I sort of glossed over at the beginning.
I'll have to think this over and reread it before I make up my mind
as to whether or not I am buying the premise she presents.
Andrea Lewis
May 17, 2013 Andrea Lewis rated it did not like it
I did not particularly enjoy this CD and I did not get any value. There really wasn't any structure. Many times Myss would go off on a tangent. So I lost interest and did not even bother to finish listening to the entire audio.
Hibou Lael
Aug 23, 2012 Hibou Lael rated it it was ok
This was a little short on information and Myss's delivery seemed a bit more aggressive than usual. Not bad, but definitely not one of my favorite Myss lectures.
Cathy Kearns
Nov 21, 2016 Cathy Kearns rated it it was ok
Very disappointed.
Glenda
Jul 01, 2010 Glenda added it
This audio presentation is organized, but less formal that what I usually think of as a "book".
Susan
Oct 12, 2008 Susan rated it liked it
Myss has a way with words and language that remind you not to take yourself too seriously.
Kathy
Nov 28, 2012 Kathy rated it it was amazing
Caroline never ceases to amazing me with her truth.
Courtney
Jul 21, 2015 Courtney rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2015
I love Myss' tone and hearing someone talk beyond spiritual nonsense. I don't believe a spiritual perspective is helpful for everyone, yet I find her very refreshing and wonderful.
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Caroline Myss was born on December 2, 1952 in Chicago, and grew up with her parents, and two brothers, one elder and one younger, in the Melrose Park, Illinois neighbourhood near Chicago. Caroline was raised a Catholic, and attended the Mother Guerin High School, River Grove, Illinois, run by the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in journal ...more
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