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God Is Not a Bully: A Not-So-Churchy Memoir

God Is Not a Bully: A Not-So-Churchy Memoir

by Kristen Hedberg
God Is Not a Bully: A Not-So-Churchy Memoir

God Is Not a Bully: A Not-So-Churchy Memoir

by Kristen Hedberg


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God Is Not a Bully: A Not-So-Churchy Memoir, addresses bullying in the spiritual realm like no book has before. Against the backdrop of growing up as a one-day stage performer, musician and educator, is the author's experience of identifying and overcoming various bullies, whether they be individuals or institutions, and the consequential acceptance of a broader spirituality. The memoir encompasses the innocence and curiosity we all have about who we are, why the world is, our part in it-an innocence that gets slowly eaten away by people and institutions who tell us we are less than we should be-and how we can learn to return to that innocence as an adult. From Southern Baptist Christianity to liturgical Episcopalianism, Celtic spirituality to Shamanic ritual, the author playfully hitchhikes through the worlds of family, institution, and self in search of a deeper calling from the Divine.

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ISBN-13: 9781519375803
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 11/17/2015
Pages: 174
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.37(d)

About the Author

Kristen Hedberg has been writing award-winning poetry since sixth grade. She has compiled scripts, conceived a show for the stage, and written and delivered sermons. As a staff member for a regional opera company, Kristen wrote and published promotional and educational literature alongside ghostwriting marketing materials for the company.
A performer by profession, Kristen is a member of the music faculty at an area university, where she teaches private vocal studies while enjoying a freelance career in performing and directing. Kristen lives down a winding road in the Great Smoky Mountains with her husband, two hound dogs, and three deranged cats.

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