In Search Of My Holy Grail
Personal Growth Through Travel
By: Marilyn Barnicke Belleghem M.Ed.
Come on a quest with Marilyn as she leaves her responsibilities behind and travels with a group to explore historic and sacred sites in England, Wales and Ireland.
Marilyn asks: Who can I be when I am free to be my authentic Self? This is a challenge we all must accept as we mature.
Marilyn confronts how her beliefs have limited her freedom to live her life with passion, focusing on fulfilling her personal goals. She faces her fears os criticism, rejection, abandonment and personal injury.
Discover exciting ways to take personal power and control in your life.
See how to recover from insecurity and self doubt.
Learn to follow your personal dreams and break free from the need to please others.
Applying the professional methods she has used as a Marriage and Family Therapist, in practice since 1981, Marilyn discovers exciting ways to let go of behaviours she learned as an adult child of an alcoholic parent. Clarifying her values, trusting her inner desires and following her instincts lead Marilyn to a dramatic new way to be her authentic Self.
While travelling Marilyn faces familiar roadblocks that have kept her from being the woman she wants to be. Finally, out of the roles of being someones daughter, sister, wife, mother, friend and therapist, Marilyn makes choices that do not always gain the approval of her travelling companions. Share how Marilyn breaks through old rules, disregards her fear of conflict and creates fresh ways to be her authentic Self.
You can apply the practical life skills Marilyn uses in your life too.
Come and share her experiences as Marilyn explores Hampton Court, Wisley Gardens, Salisbury Cathedral, Stonehenge, Glastonbury, Avebury, Tintagel, Mousehole, Bath, Kilkenny, Dublin, Newgrange and more.
Marilyn's Quest is also a voyage of her inner spirit leading her to the essence of her Self.
You will be pleasantly surprised at the ways you can identify with her results.
Excellent for discussion for a book group!
Questing Marilyn reads like a novel so learning about the process of personal growth is easy. Take the challenge and ask: What would I do if I was in Marilyn's position so far from home and away from my support network?
This is the first book in the Questing series. Buy your copy online or ask at your local library! Available in book and eBook format.
Discover more about Marilyn's professional experience here.