Millicent Monks, the great-grand niece of Andrew Carnegie
writes about astrology and Terence Guardino in her new
Songs of Three Islands
a memoir about mental illness in her iconic family and
about her search for answers that led her to Jungian
analysis, meditation and the sutras which have helped her
to find a delicate peace.
In her journey she found important insights in astrology as she writes in Chapter 17 entitled, "Astrology," explaining how her husband was given a gift of an astrology reading by a relative and a client of mind and who then referred my services to his wife, Millicent. Milly and I have become friends over the years and I cannot thank her enough for her endorsement of my work in her ground-breaking book. If you go to this link you can read a few pages of Chapter One.
...a multi-layered weave of family memoir, myth and Jungian premonition that reads at times like a gothic novel. --The Guardian, 2 May 2009
Songs of three islands is a stunning memoir about the astounding Carnegie family's struggle with mental illness combined with a beautifully evoked meditation on motherhood and madness. In describing five generations of mental instability in the female line of her family Millicent Monks attempts to bring mental illness out of the shadows and comfort those who are suffering from thoughts and feelings they don t always understand. In her own words People, they say, are divided into two kinds: those who have known inescapable sorrow and those who have not. Because sorrow cannot be changed, one s lifestyle and feelings must be changed to accommodate it. This heartfelt account highlights the struggle and frustration felt as you watch those you love being destroyed by mental illness. It's easy to presume that having riches beyond your wildest dreams automatically means you have it all, but being blighted by mental illness is something many families, rich and poor alike, struggle to come to terms with. This memoir will not only leave the reader feeling positive and enlightened, but filled with enormous admiration for and gratitude towards Millicent Monks for sharing this unique story about her legendary family. This frank account highlights her own personal struggle and determination to survive against many odds.
Email received Sept 15, 2012
Over the past two years, your insight has been extremely useful to me, both with respect to career matters and relationships. Indeed, everything you said has actually materialised, and your analysis has proven extremely precise and equally accurate for short and medium terms events. In addition, I am particularly impressed by the time and effort you dedicated to all my queries and I find the way you explained influences in details reinsuring. It is always a pleasure to read your reports that are always sent in a timely manner andI find that your answers always go above and beyond duty.
Thank you again for your work and be sure I will be back for more in the months and years to come.
Email received May 2, 2013
Thank you again for the indepth reading. I have had vedic and western readings from time to time with some recognized names and have been student myself for several decades yours was the best. I felt we met over the table without skype. great tone and strong empathy, reforcing ...... we will talk astrology again as the world turns!
Email received July 2, 2009
I just wanted to share something with you. In 1994 you did a reading for me on a guy I still wondered about for many years.
You said if he was not out there in the world breaking down walls or on a higher level, immersing himself in work that he could fall into some devious behavior such as drugs, alcohol. At an even lower level dangerous sexual behavior.
I just found out last month that he was convicted of molesting a 9 year old girl back in 2003. He was given 10 years probation. He violated that probation a couple of months ago by falling an alcohol test. He was sentenced for 1 to 4 years in prison this time.
You analyzed his chart very well and I'm glad to know I never got involved with him. I never forgot the reading.
You've always be right on the mark on all my couple's readings. I am happily single and have learned so much in all the readings you have given me over the years and about how I've always been attracted to the wrong man.
Email received Oct 17, 2011
I asked your guidance before (twice) and here I am again doing the same. I can honestly say that 99% of your predictions came through.
This time I would like to ask you about mainly a property matter.