Reclaiming Wholeness

Letting Your Light Shine Even If You're Scared to Be Seen

Non-Fiction - Spiritual/Supernatural
116 Pages
Reviewed on 10/01/2015
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Author Biography

Kimberlie Chenoweth, author, mentor, and founder of The Wholeness Project™,
is a natural at getting to the core of things - your uniqueness, your potential, and whatever gets in the way of being all you can be. She loves helping gifted healers, artists, teachers, and visionaries reclaim wholeness - to reconnect to the source of their abilities so they can get their good work out into the world.

A bit of a mystic by nature, Kimberlie has studied visionary traditions of the East, West and native Americas. She has sat in silence, traveled widely, and committed to a process of deep healing and transformation over many years. She is an Andean mesa carrier with a cross-cultural initiation. Through Shaman's Light™ training program and teachers in the Andes, Nepal, Tibet, and Ireland, Kimberlie has received out of the ordinary knowledge and tools for transformation that she's passionate about sharing with others.

Kimberlie has a Master's degree in Counseling. She's a certified Master NLP Practitioner and an endorsed member of the Core Transformation Trainers Association. After 20 years in private practice as a psychotherapist and personal development trainer, she launched The Wholeness Project™ in 2012.

Kimberlie lives in rural Western Colorado with her husband, two dogs, beautiful sunsets, and access to tantalizing hiking trails. She rarely leaves the house without her camera!

    Book Review

Reviewed by Jack Magnus for Readers' Favorite

Reclaiming Wholeness: Letting Your Light Shine Even If You’re Afraid to Be Seen is a non-fiction spiritual/inspirational work written by Kimberlie Chenoweth. The author, a mentor and founder of The Wholeness Project, shares her story of her childhood and adult life to illustrate her own process for reclaiming one’s true self. She discusses how the current rootless culture, wherein most people move away from where they were raised, has led to a prevalent feeling of disconnectedness. Chenoweth also explains how, as a child, the circumstances of one’s upbringing and family dynamics often results in a squirreling away of one’s own true self in an attempt to conform or present a persona that both keeps the individual safe and secure while pleasing parents and others who are more powerful or have control. As the child grows into an adult, the repressed self can reveal itself as vague longings or feelings that something is missing or not fulfilled. Chenoweth found many of her answers in working with various mentors and trainers, and in reconnecting with the earth.

Kimberlie Chenoweth’s non-fiction spiritual/inspirational self-help work, Reclaiming Wholeness: Letting Your Light Shine Even If You’re Afraid to Be Seen, is a thought-provoking and exhilarating read. I was touched by her fearless and frank sharing of her early childhood experiences and trauma, and inspired by the path she took to reclaim her wholeness, especially her studies with indigenous healers. While I was reading her story, I started considering both my past and current situations and thinking about what steps I could be considering on my own journey to wholeness. The format of Chenoweth’s text is outstanding; she often interrupts her narrative with letters addressed directly to the reader which serve to reinforce the concepts she’s been discussing, and shows the reader possible ways to utilize them on their own journey. There are also a number of marvelous quotes and an illuminating list of acknowledgements. I was moved and energized by Reclaiming Wholeness: Letting Your Light Shine Even If You’re Afraid to Be Seen, and I highly recommend it.