The Wonder Within Youby David Jones
But David was much more than flickering images on the Silver Screen. David walked away from the fame and riches of
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The 75th anniversary of David Manners' start in Hollywood was in 2005. The world knew him for his roles in Dracula, The Mummy, Bill of Divorcement, The Black Cat, Last Flight, The Miracle Woman, and over 30 other films from 1930 to 1936.
But David was much more than flickering images on the Silver Screen. David walked away from the fame and riches of Hollywood to find his understanding of the nature of God and the universe.
In the Mojave Desert, at Yucca Loma ranch, he found peace from the Hollywood image machine. He wrote novels and studied religious and metaphysical writings from the East and West. Leaving behind his upbringing in the Anglican and Episcopal Churches, he combined elements of New Thought (Unity, Religious Science, and Christian Science) with Zen, Taoism, and Buddhism.
From 1978 to 1993, David kept journals of his daily meditations about God and living in joy-as life is meant to be. The Wonder Within You presents excerpts from these journals and his newsletters.
Edited and with a biographical introduction by David Morgan Jones, the wisdom of The Wonder Within You is ready to be discovered and experienced.
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Meet the Author
David Manners was a Broadway actor, star in the Golden Age of Hollywood, best-selling novelist in the 1940s, and a life-long searcher for spiritual truth. From 1978 to 1993, he kept a daily journal, recording his ideas on spirituality, which he called "a conversation between the soul and the Spirit." The posthumous publication of The Wonder Within You is his third metaphysical book.
David Morgan Jones, editor of The Wonder Within You, is a corporate editor and training writer by day, and a researcher and biographer by night. He has a masters degree in journalism, specializing in biography and descriptive research, from The University of Texas at Austin. His thesis "And Peggy Hull Was There" was the first analysis of the pioneering woman journalist’s work. He can be reached at .
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