Our stories anchor us as we experience the vicissitudes of life. They strengthen us, inspire us, and encourage us as we grow older. This book offers Jesus story as a real-life mirror to our own stories, ultimately making Gods story, our story, and our story, God's story. From Begotten, to Suffering Death, to Glory, and the Life of the World to Come, the author uses spiritual reflections, poetry, and the Nicene Creed to give new meaning to real-life circumstances of identity, pain, family life, dealing with depression, and ultimate healing. Becoming Who I Am encourages us to embrace and tell our whole stories and to discover our divine capacity for true life transformation and joy.
A fresh connection between the Nicene Creed and real life
Author is a popular speaker and retreat leader
Beth-Sarah Wright is an author, speaker and retreat leader on the theological significance of telling stories in healing and wholeness. Her work spans from her doctoral work on women and transgenerational healing through dance in Jamaica to the healing journey of clinical depression. Wright is Jamaica-born and has lived and studied internationally from Edinburgh, Scotland to San Juan, Puerto Rico. She holds a PhD in Performance Studies from New York University, a BA (magna cum laude) from Princeton University in Sociology and Afro-American studies, and an MPhil in Anthropology from Cambridge University. She currently serves as the Interim Director of Admissions at Holy Innocents' Episcopal School in Atlanta, GA and as an adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Emory School of Medicine. She is married to Robert C. Wright, the Episcopal Bishop of Atlanta and they are parents to 5 wonderful children.
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