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A Return to Love

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Spiritual guide Marianne Williamson preaches that if we could reconnect with the innocent and loving creatures we were at birth, we could attain heaven on earth. So I reluctantly abandoned my yin and grabbed my yang by the horns to explore the disc version of her 1994 best-seller. Against a mystical backdrop of elysian illustrations (rolling meadows, cherubs), Williamson introduces her all-you-need-is-love philosophy and demonstrates how to apply it through mini-lectures, written exercises, a do-it-yourself journal, and the complete text of her book (also included as an accompanying paperback). The Muzak interludes in A Return to Love can be distracting, but overall this friendly companion makes the metaphysical Prozac easier to swallow. B-