life period : 1952 - present | place of birth : Houston, Texas, United States
parents : Sam Williamson, Sophie Ann Williamson
nationality : American | children : India Emmaline
occupation : Spiritual teacher
education : Pomona College, degree in Philosophy
website : http://marianne.com/
“ Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us. ”
“The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world. ”
“ We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past, but by the love we're not extending in the present. ”
'' A Return to Love '' ... '' Illuminata '' ... '' Everyday Grace: Having Hope, Finding Forgiveness and Making Miracles '' ... '' A Course in Weight Loss: 21 Spiritual Lessons for Surrendering Your Weight '' ... '' A woman's worth '' ... '' Year of Miracles: Daily Devotions and Reflections '' ... '' The gift of change '' ... '' The Age of Miracles: Embracing the New Midlife '' ... '' Enchanted Love: The Mystical Power of Intimate Relationships '' ... '' Healing the soul of America '' ... '' The Law of Divine Compensation: On Work, Money, and Miracles '' ... '' Illuminated prayers '' ... '' The Shadow Effect: Illuminating the Hidden Power of Your True Self '' ... '' Emma and Mommy talk to God '' ... '' The Healing of America '' ... '' Christmas prayers '' ... '' Marianne Williamson On Transforming Your Life '' ... '' Imagine What America Could Be in the 21st Century: Visions of a Better Future from Leading American Thinkers ''... '' Tears to Triumph: The Spiritual Journey from Suffering to Enlightenment ''
Marianne Deborah Williamson is an American spiritual teacher, author and lecturer. She was born in Houston, Texas, in 1952. She is the youngest of three children of Samuel "Sam" Williamson, and Sophie Ann. After graduating from Houston's Bellaire High School, Williamson spent two years studying theatre and philosophy at Pomona College in Claremont, California before leaving in her Junior year and continuing her education at the University of New Mexico and the University of Texas.
In 1979 Williamson returned to Houston, where she ran a metaphysical book store. She has published eleven books, including four New York Times number one best sellers. She has been a guest on television programs such as The Oprah Winfrey Show, Larry King Live, Good Morning America, Charlie Rose and Real Time with Bill Maher. In December 2006, a Newsweek magazine poll named her one of the fifty most influential baby boomers.
Williamson bases her teaching and writing on a set of books called A Course in Miracles, a self-study program of spiritual psychotherapy, based on universal spiritual themes.Marianne’s other books include The Law of Divine Compensation, The Age of Miracles, Everyday Grace, A Woman’s Worth, Illuminata, Healing the Soul of America, A Course in Weight Loss, The Gift of Change, A Year of Miracles, and her newest book, Tears to Triumph: The Spiritual Journey from Suffering to Enlightenment, available now.