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About the Book
Few things are ever as they appear on the surface. For Benjamin St. Croix, life in an all-male maximum security mental health facility is its own society with its own rules. His challenge as a Multifaith Chaplain and psychotherapist is to create cracks in the awareness of individuals often deemed to be without souls and unworthy of forgiveness.
In Bending Light, the reader will be drawn into a conversation about basic human dignity, exploitation and vulnerability. Hanging from the "thin gold chain" of the story is a "massive jewel" that will challenge the reader to rethink long held confidences. The message concerns everybody, especially those who think they know what is best for others.
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About the AuthorGlenn Robitaille Glenn A. Robitaille is a writer and leader in the field of Christian counseling, theology and spiritual care. After doubling for twenty years as a congregational pastor and chaplain, he dedicated himself fully to the field of spirituality and mental health at the Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care in Penetanguishene, Ontario, where he serves as Director of Spiritual and Religious Care. He is a contributing author in A Peace Reader, Evangel Press, 2001, Leaving Fundamentalism: Personal Stories, University of Toronto/Wilfrid Laurier Press, 2008, Professional Spiritual and Pastoral Counseling: A Handbook for Chaplains and Clergy, SkyLight Publishing, 2011 and In Praise of Uncertainty, Evangel Press 2012, with dozens of published articles in various magazines and journals in the field of theology and counseling. He has been married to his wife, Debra, for 41 years and is the father of five adult children and grandparent to six grandchildren.