Secrets of the Monarch

Secrets of the Monarch

What the Dead Can Teach Us About Living A Better Life

Book - 2007
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Baker & Taylor
The author who inspired the hit television show "Medium" passes on life lessons she learned while communicating with the dead, encouraging individuals to pass a fire and passion for life on to their children and grandchildren.

Simon and Schuster
Life lessons from those who know best -- the dead: Allison DuBois shares insights on how you can live your legacy today.

Known as the inspiration for the hit television show Medium, Allison DuBois lives in a world few of us ever glimpse. She can see what is on both sides of the thin line between life and death, and she regularly encounters spirits who have passed. As part of her life's work, she comforts families who have tragically lost their sons and daughters, helps authorities find dangerous criminals, and locates missing persons. But, like all of us, her first job is being a dedicated member of her family, a treasured friend, and a guiding light to her three daughters.

Like the monarch butterfly, whose survival as a species depends on its predecessors' actions several generations before, everyone is influenced by their ancestors. But it is up to individuals, Allison says, to create their own legacies and pass the fire and passion in their lives to their children, their children's children, and the generationsbeyond.

In Secrets of the Monarch, Allison passes on important life lessons she's learned through communicating with the dead. If you want to understand life, Allison teaches, you must understand death. You already know the ending of your story, so make it the best tale you can -- while you can. Everyone is part of a bigger story, but by making the most of your life every day, you can positively affect that story.

Some aspects of life and death are leaps of faith. But others are conscious choices that we can make to better our lives and those of future generations. With insightful teachings on both family relationships and friendships, as well as how she herself is inspired to live better tomorrow than she has today, Allison DuBois shows how each of us can make our lives a true masterpiece.

Publisher: New York : Fireside, 2007
Edition: 1st Fireside hardcover ed
ISBN: 074329114X
Branch Call Number: B DUBOIS
Characteristics: xxii, 214 p. ; 23 cm

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Jan 02, 2012

Very good reading although I thought much of the book was about Allison's life rather than what the title says - Messages from those passed.
Still very enjoyable and offered some valuable life lessons.


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