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Posted by on Oct 19, 2007 in Family | 0 comments

Sefl-Help or Self-Destruction?

When the “three kings of orient are” came to offer gifts to Jesus at Bethlehem, they assumed the role of king-makers. When it comes to the publishing world, gold, frankincense, and myrrh are not the gifts that launch a dynasty. The gift is Oprah. I receive a daily email from the industry magazine, Publishers Weekly. Today’s update email included Oprah’s guest list for this week. Guess what book is going to soar to the top of the charts by this weekend? Is it a new novel that intertwines social commentary with an international treasure hunt? No. Is it a new memoir that chronicles the tears, trials, and triumphs of a nondescript suburban housewife turned diplomat? No. This week, Oprah features a handbook for women who want to have an affair. Having an Affair: A Handbook for the Other Woman will take center stage with its author. She’s a self-titled mistress coach. Sarah Symonds. The extra-marital affair has been around since shortly after the Garden was locked down and guarded...

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