Kansas Author Sharon Highberger

Topeka author Sharon Highberger will share her spiritual journey as she talks about her new book Dancing with Depression: A Spiritual Pathway for Recovery from Darkness to Light on Sunday, June 9, 2-3pm in the Topeka Room (204).

Dancing with Depression coverIn this book, Sharon shares her inspiring and hope-filled discovery of freedom from life-long clinical depression. In searching for peace from the anguish of depression, she was drawn onto a spiritual pathway that helped not only manage her depression, but eventually led her to healing. The reader will learn simple spiritual practices that guide the liberating path. Chapter questions enable the reader to find their own innate resources for liberation from depression. Follow Sharon’s story as she provides hope while Dancing with Depression.

Sharon Highberger is a certified chaplain and grief counselor who lived daily with depression.  She has worked as a Chaplain in a hospital and hospice.  She is now in the process of becoming a certified Spiritual Director, gives retreats, and shares the hope that she has been given as outlined in her book.

Books available for sale & signing after the talk.  For more information please call the Topeka Room at 785-580-4510.

*Book and Biographical information supplied by the author.

Charity Rouse

Charity is a Public Service Specialist working with genealogy and local history reference in the Topeka Room/Genealogy. Her start at TSCPL came as a genealogy researcher soon after the Baker Genealogy Center opened in November 2007. In early 2009, she became a Genealogy volunteer and in May 2010 she came to work at TSCPL. She earned her Master of Library Science degree from Emporia State University in December 2011. One of her favorite times of year is when the Topeka Room is decked out for the holidays.