A Shining Affliction: A Story of Harm and Healing in Psychotherapy - Part 1, Chapters 1-5 Summary & Analysis

Annie G. Rogers
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Part 1, Chapters 1-5 Summary and Analysis

In Chapter 1, Annie wrote about being in a library. She dropped a stone into her pocket and then began to look through her references. As she walked down one the aisles of the university library, she encountered a child. The girl, thought to be about five or six, gestured toward a book written in Latin that was on a shelf too high above her head to reach. As Annie attempted to speak to the child, the child disappeared into a circling cloud of dust motes in the light. Although Annie searched the library and grounds for the child, she was nowhere to be found. Annie wrote about this experience that she believed this child was an angel, unable to stay too long in the light she created on the earth.

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