This comprehensive guide empowers readers with a gentle, humorous, and loving approach, giving insightful tools to help recovering Christians release religious-based fears and beliefs. The author, a professional librarian and intuitive medium, interweaves science, learning theory, alternative history, and metaphysics to create a bigger picture--one that encourages a deeper connection with one's authentic self. The author presents the reader with simple and understandable ways to release stress and well-engrained cognitive patterns. By reframing one's perceptions, one can ultimately celebrate the overall experience of leaving one's faith as a step towards horing the growth of one's soul. In horing one's true self, the reader learns to open his or her heart to greater love and compassion. ForeWord Clarion Review Readers will appreciate the abundant and interesting information....Various attention-getting expressions will also delight readers. Textual references to entries in the bibliography show evidence of extensive research, especially for the section about the history of Christianity. Those chapters will provide comfort to readers who feel uneasy about leaving that religion.... Even readers who will never again walk through the chapel doors may be able to bless them. With unconditional love, they will t need to hold a grudge against their original religion. Norma D. Kellam Originally reviewed as, Blessing the Chapel Doors: A Guide to Letting Go of Relgious Guilt and Fear.
The author and illustrator of 5 books, Cristi Jenkins is a professional information specialist. She holds a Masters degree in Library and Information Science, and a BA in music, with minors in English and Psychology. The author has written for a number of alternative publications, including PlanetLightworker, JustOut, and Diversity NewsMagazine. She also professionally reviewed children's materials for School Library Journal and Critica's Magazine. Cristi believes that the true heart of our existence is to discover unity and unconditional love and to allow those elements to become real in our lives. Letting go of the idea that we are separate from universal love releases the illusion of fear and guilt in our lives. Cristi is an intuitive medium, scholar, energy healer, and channel of Gaia. Her Gaia messages are published monthly in the Sedona Journal of Emergence. The author studied with clairvoyant, Janeen Marie, and received intuitive training via the Clairvoyant Program of Portland. For more information, please visit her website www.cristijenkins.com.