Download E-books Above the Line: My Wild Oats Adventure PDF

A humorous, fierce, inventive memoir chronicling New York instances bestselling writer and Academy Award winner Shirley MacLaine’s notable reports filming Wild Oats in the Canary Islands and the extreme stories her time there introduced forth of a prior existence at the misplaced continent of Atlantis.

Her agent instructed her to not get at the airplane. The male leads weren’t even solid. The financing was once shaky at top. The script were re-written numerous instances. And but anything approximately Wild Oats lured Shirley MacLaine to the film’s situation shoot within the distant Canary Islands—and immediately to the guts of 1 of the main exciting and paradigm-shifting adventures of her life.

The making of the movie reads like a screwball comedy, because the solid and workforce face unpredictable day-by-day stumbling blocks with ingenuity, grit, and private sacrifice. but the chaos leads Shirley to a revelatory new realizing of the loss of life of 1 of history’s so much elusive but eternally exciting areas. students have lengthy theorized that Spain’s Canary Islands are the remnants of the effective misplaced continent of Atlantis. because the motion picture set descends into pandemonium, Shirley unearths interesting corollaries among the island’s cataclysmic destiny and our personal risky trajectory. will we research the teachings the voters of Atlantis didn't comprehend?

The resolution is borne out of recovered thoughts from Shirley’s previous existence on Atlantis and during a chain of meditations that display the need of unfettered mind's eye whilst trying to find daring new truths, rendering this evocative memoir crucial examining for an individual looking a broader knowing of what it capacity to be human—both the place we got here from and the place we're going.

Show description

Read or Download Above the Line: My Wild Oats Adventure PDF

Best Autobiography books

Red: My Uncensored Life in Rock

Sammy Hagar—legendary lead singer of Van Halen, founding father of the Cabo Wabo Tequila model, and one in all rock music’s such a lot notoriously winning performers—tells his unforgettable tale during this unique autobiography of a existence on the best of the charts. From his decade-long trip along Eddie Van Halen to his raucous solo occupation with Chickenfoot and every thing in between—the medicinal drugs, groupies, and excesses of status, the outrageous stadium excursions, and the joys of musical innovation—Hagar finds all during this treasure trove of rock-and-roll battle tales.

American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History

The number 1 manhattan instances bestselling memoir of U. S. army Seal Chris Kyle, and the resource for Clint Eastwood’s blockbuster motion picture which was once nominated for 6 academy awards, together with most sensible photo. From 1999 to 2009, U. S. army SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the main profession sniper kills in usa army heritage.

The Snow Leopard (Penguin Classics)

An unforgettable non secular trip throughout the Himalayas through popular author Peter Matthiessen (1927-2014), the nationwide publication Award-winning writer of the recent novel In Paradise In 1973, Peter Matthiessen and box biologist George Schaller traveled excessive into the distant mountains of Nepal to check the Himalayan blue sheep and probably glimpse the infrequent and gorgeous snow leopard.

The Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times

An unforgettable precise tale, The Midwife is the root for the hit PBS drama name the MidwifeAt the age of 22, Jennifer worthy leaves her cozy domestic to maneuver right into a convent and develop into a midwife in put up struggle London's East finish slums. the colourful characters she meets whereas supplying infants all over the place London-from the plucky, warm-hearted nuns with whom she lives to the girl with twenty-four youngsters who cannot communicate English to the prostitutes and dockers of the city's seedier side-illuminate a desirable time in heritage.

Extra resources for Above the Line: My Wild Oats Adventure

Show sample text content

Humans drew energy into their souls from what they heard. these kinds of tactics have been less than the assistance of humanity’s better leaders. that they had encouraged the clever priestesses with tones and rhythms. during this means the ladies have been capable of have an effect on the souls of fellows in one of these manner as to ennoble them. It was once during this demeanour that the real soul lifestyles was once woke up. because the Bible says, First there has been the be aware. And the notice got here from the Divine brain. I had heard concerning the Akashic documents and was once now encouraged to benefit up to i may approximately what they intended. technology, skeptical minds, and mathematicians could have an issue with the hard-evidence fact of the documents, yet then, even technological know-how was once admitting that there had to be a redefinition of truth. As an actress, i'll attest to that. The Bible refers back to the Akashic files because the e-book of lifestyles. This e-book includes the complete historical past of each soul because the sunrise of production. those files attach every one people to each other. They draw us towards or repel us from each other. They mould and form degrees of our human awareness as the files are endlessly alive with our habit and ideas, goals, fears, and event. they're celestial pills which comprise all attainable types of energy—material, psychic, and non secular. The files include the data of production less than the impulse of the Divine Spirit. Steiner acknowledged, “One who has received the facility to understand within the non secular global involves comprehend earlier occasions of their everlasting personality. they don't stand ahead of him just like the lifeless testimony of background, yet seem in complete lifestyles. In a definite experience what has occurred happens prior to him. ” The Akashic documents will be equated to the universe’s supercomputer approach. it really is the program that acts because the valuable storehouse of all info for each person who has ever lived upon the Earth. They include each deed, note, idea, feeling, and motive that has ever happened at any time within the historical past of the realm. The files are alive and feature an enormous impact upon our daily lives, our relations, our emotions and trust structures, and the aptitude realities we draw towards us. Upon time and house is written every little thing that ever used to be. the pc age has revolutionized the globe. No phase of any society has long past unaffected. the volume of data that's kept is unfathomable. but it can’t start to come just about the ability, the reminiscence, or the omniscient recording skill of the Akashic files. ——— We have been on our final day within the Canary Islands. every person was once exhausted and looking out ahead to leaving, having a relaxation, and catching up on our “real” lives ahead of we made the sojourn to New Orleans, the place we had every week of taking pictures left simply because Jessica will be busy with American Horror tale whilst. I watched myself count number my flowered tops, boots that healthy, and denims that have been elasticized. Our cloth wardrobe mistress have been gifted and conscientious approximately placing apart the items of cloth cabinet that I and the opposite solid individuals desired to buy for ourselves once we left the misplaced Continent.

Rated 4.01 of 5 – based on 19 votes

About the Author