Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Mother of Invention: The Legacy of Barbara Marx Hubbard and the Future of YOU” as Want to Read:
The Mother of Invention: The Legacy of Barbara Marx Hubbard and the Future of YOU
A biography unlike any other, The Mother of Invention tells the story of every human being now on the earth . . . through the telling of the life story of futurist and visionary Barbara Marx Hubbard. We are all moving through the same process, the book and its subject declare. It is the process of the birthing of our species.
In what may very well ...more
In what may very well ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published January 15th 2011 by Hay House
(first published January 2011)
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Sep 11, 2011 Miz Lizzie rated it really liked it
Recommended to Miz Lizzie by: Claire
Neal Donald Walsch has written what he calls a biography of Barbara Marx Hubbard, visionary, futurist, and one-time vice presidential candidate. It is a biography, however, only in the most generous and vaguest of definitions of that word. It is certainly about Barbara Marx Hubbard but her life story is presented more as teaching tool to encourage the personal self-actualization of the reader. In this way, it is far more accurately a self-help or metaphysical book. Walsch's "research" is limited ...more
I discovered this book, or was led to it, at Barnes & Noble when I had a 15% discount coupon. This is the story of Barbara Marx Hubbard, a visionary who has followed her dream to help create a good and peaceful world. She is no slouch but extremely bright, at one time tried to get on the ballet to run for Vice President of the U.S. She actually was visiting President Dwight Eisenhower with her father when she was, I believe, 12 years old. She asked the President what power would bring in Goo ...more
Applause to Walsch's wisdom to have put Barbara Marx's life in a reverse order as a hindsight reflection on how one's lifetime is always interconnected and many problems are merely catalysts for our soul's progression and evolution. From Barbara Marx's story, readers with myself included can easily find the usually-omitted lesson and wisdom in every encounter in life. Sometimes, what happens does contain more meaning than a mere transpiration. Bravo, Neale Donald Walsch, for his masterful accoun ...more
This was a very unusual book, due in part to the way it was written. You start at the end and work your way back to the beginning. Underlying all that was a very thought provoking series of messages that will keep playing over and over in your mind. I really enjoy reading books that shake up the myths we've been told about humanity, our history and our future.
Neale Donald Walsch is a modern day spiritual messenger whose words continue to touch the world in profound ways. With an early interest in religion and a deeply felt connection to spirituality, Neale spent the majority of his life thriving professionally, yet searching for spiritual meaning before beginning his now famous conversation with God. His With God series of books has been translated int ...moreMore about Neale Donald Walsch...