Patricia Ramsey’s New Book Offers Fodder for Spiritual Growth

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‘Beloved Teacher’ challenges readers to recognize weakness, look to God for strength.

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In her new book, “Beloved Teacher: My Journey with the Holy Spirit” (published by Trafford Publishing), author Patricia Ramsey shares her life story in an effort to show readers the healing power of faith and guide them toward peace and fulfillment.

“Most people, at some time in their lives, seek change,” Ramsey writes. “They want to grow beyond their failures, heartaches and losses. In my writing I am open and share not only my light but also my dark places in my life.”

Ramsey found understanding and guidance in the Holy Spirit, but her journey has not always been easy. “Beloved Teacher” chronicles her spiritual growth, from her childhood in Appalachia to her work with dream therapy, education, family therapy and church involvement. She writes openly and honestly about feelings of doubt and vulnerability, and her willingness to share her faults reveals a strong reliance on the Holy Spirit and an ability to recognize the blessings in her life.

An excerpt from “Beloved Teacher”:

“If we want to experience healing in our lives, we must face our darkness and acknowledge it. Anytime we leave a part of ourselves split off from the whole we are in trouble. We can continue to deny that rejected part but reality is that it does exist and it will rise up repeatedly to plague us. There is tragedy in not acknowledging the dark side, for it is the part of us that can be the most healing in the lives of others.”

Beloved Teacher
By Patricia Ramsey
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 160 pages | ISBN 9781466959415
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 160 pages | ISBN 9781466959408
E-Book | ISBN 9781466959392
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

About the Author
Patricia Ramsey is a playwright, poet and short story writer. She is retired from Indiana University and has worked as a psychotherapist and public school teacher. Currently, she resides in Louisville, Ky., near her children and friends. She is also the author of “Shoring Up,” “Not My Boat” and “A-Killin.”

Trafford Publishing, an Author Solutions, Inc. author services imprint, was the first publisher in the world to offer an “on-demand publishing service,” and has led the independent publishing revolution since its establishment in 1995. Trafford was also one of the earliest publishers to utilize the Internet for selling books. More than 10,000 authors from over 120 countries have utilized Trafford’s experience for self publishing their books. For more information about Trafford Publishing, or to publish your book today, call 1-888-232-4444 or visit

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