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Marla Frees, popular radio host, returns to Whitley Strieber’s Dreamland after three year hiatus

August 5th show features New York Times bestselling author Marianne Williamson

New book Tears to Triumph offers us a powerful way forward through pain, to a deeper awareness of our feelings, our lives, and our true selves

Los Angeles, CA—Sought-after radio host Marla Frees returns to Whitley Strieber’s Dreamland radio show on August 5th after a three year hiatus. Frees will host one show per month, with New York Times bestselling author Marianne Williamson guesting her first show. Frees hosted Dreamland from 2007-2013, interviewing mind/body luminaries such as Dr. Eben Alexander, Dr. Gary Schwartz, and Dr. Brian Weiss, among many others.

Says Whitley Strieber, host and founder of unknowncountry.com: "I would like to welcome one of our favorite guest hosts back to Dreamland after too long an absence. This week Marla Frees returns with a deeply moving and beautiful discussion with legendary author Marianne Williamson about her new book, Tears to Triumph: The Spiritual Journey from Suffering to Enlightenment."

Marianne Williamson is a bestselling author, world-renowned teacher, and one of the most important spiritual voices of our time. In Tears to Triumph, she argues that we—as a culture and as individuals—have learned to avoid facing pain. By doing so, we are neglecting the spiritual work of healing.

Says Williamson: “Instead of allowing ourselves to embrace our hurt, we numb it, medicate it, dismiss it, or otherwise divert our attention so that we never have to face it. In refusing to acknowledge our suffering, we actually prolong it and deny ourselves the opportunity for profound wisdom—ultimately limiting our personal growth and opportunity for enlightenment. Frozen by denial, we are left standing in the breech. Whole industries profit from this immobility, and while they have grown rich, we have become spiritually poorer.”

Listeners are able to access the first half hour of the interview free of charge. The second half hour, which is a more intimate conversation, can be accessed via subscription to unknowncountry.com. For subscription information: https://www.unknowncountry.com/user/register

Listen to the show here: http://www.unknowncountry.com/dreamland/suffering-joy

ABOUT MARLA FREES: 

Marla Frees is a Transformational Psychic Medium that has appeared as on A&E, Bravo, History Channel, SyFy, and TV Land, and as a guest speaker with her interactive “Messages With Marla” presentation across the country. Marla shares messages in private sessions, small intimate groups, and larger stage venues for groups and organizations nationally and internationally.

For more about Marla Frees: http://www.marlafrees.com/

Follow Marla Frees on Twitter: @MarlaFrees

ABOUT MARIANNE WILLIAMSON:

Marianne Williamson is an internationally acclaimed author, speaker, and activist. Six of her ten published books have been New York Times bestsellers. Her books include A Return to Love, A Year of Miracles, The Law of Divine Compensation, The Gift of Change, The Age of Miracles, Everyday Grace, A Woman’s Worth, Illuminata, and A Course in Weight Loss. She has been a popular guest on television programs such as Oprah, Good Morning America, and Charlie Rose.

For more about Marianne Williamson: http://www.marianne.com

Follow Marianne Williamson on Twitter: @marwilliamson

ABOUT WHITLEY STRIEBER, WHITLEY STRIEBER’S DREAMLAND & UNKNOWNCOUNTRY.COM:

WHITLEY STRIEBER is the author of over twenty novels and works of nonfiction among them The Wolfen, The Hunger, Communion, and The Coming Global Superstorm, which was the inspiration for the film The Day After Tomorrow. Along with Alien Hunters, made into the SyFy show Hunters produced by Natalie Chaidez and executive produced by Chaidez, Emile Levisetti and Gale Anne Hurd.

Unknowncountry.com is among the largest and most popular edge science websites in the world. It can document an average of fourteen million hits a month from half a million different visitors. The site offers lively message boards, the blogs of Whitley and Anne Strieber, two popular internet radio programs, daily news and a large scale aggregator of UFO reports, Out There. Dreamland reaches approximately 12,000 listeners per week.

PULL QUOTES:

" class="qp" data-pe-share="twitter" > “I’ve always felt that the only chance I have to reach somebody at a deep level is if I’m speaking from a deep level."-@marwilliamson