New book celebrates life in art, letters

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Artist, therapist Renée Christine Harp shares wisdom told ‘From the Heart’

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These are stories that celebrate the depth and diversity of human experience.

Renée Christine Harp marks her literary debut with the release of her first book, “From the Heart” (published by Xlibris). This work features 25 handmade silver heart sculptures accompanied by a unique story that offers snapshots of the author’s journey through life, loss and love. Each shared experience is poured out poignantly in the form of a letter and answered with the wisdom of the heart.

“From the Heart” is a collection of personal stories and letters charting the author’s life from childhood to the present. Each letter reaches out a person who has impacted her in a specific way. This book combines insight drawn from Harp’s experience as a therapist and her passion for the arts and creative pursuits. The author is a thoughtful, evocative and touching narrator who deftly uses language and art to explore the nuances of life and love.

These are stories that celebrate the depth and diversity of human experience. These are stories told “From the Heart.”

“Everyone longs for love, connection and meaningful relationships and everyone has risked, lost, been hurt, and struggled to recover,” Harp says. “As a psychotherapist, I have spent my life finding the words for inner experiences. My readers will find something that describes their experience and they will find hope for the journey.”

“From the Heart”
By Renée Christine Harp
Hardcover | 8.5 x 8.5in | 154 pages | ISBN 9781503547865
Softcover | 8.5 x 8.5in | 154 pages | ISBN 9781503547872
E-Book | 154 pages | ISBN 9781503547889
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Renée Christine Harp is a psychotherapist, painter and sculptor of silver talismans. For over two decades she has been integrating the inspiration she experiences in the courage of her clients with the healing potential of her art.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.

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