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Christine Rotella Writes First Book, Understanding Spirituality | News

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PLATTSBURG — Christine Rotella’s identities include Executive Director, City Councilman, Businesswoman, Cancer Survivor, and is the author of the book Understanding Spirituality: For Older Children, Adolescents and Other Beginners for LifeRich Publishing. increase.

Based in Plattsburgh, he has studied spirituality for almost 30 years and is a Clairsentient/Claircognizant and Usui Reiki Master Teacher/Healer.

Rotella was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011 and underwent a lumpectomy, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy.

“11 months later, I was in the ER, and it wasn’t in the breast, it was in the lungs, ribs, spine, brain, and the liver had been shot through,” she said.

“I remember exactly what they said about the liver. It had an 8cm tumor on the surface and it was inside and outside. It was a terminal diagnosis. There was Dr. Todd Whitman. He was a great oncologist. He’s kind, caring, and open-minded.

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Rotella utilized essential oils, reiki, prayer, visualization and deep thought.

“I found that so many people were asking the same question,” she said.

“Who is God? “Sometimes you can’t even follow them. No, it was really just with novice kids in mind.I’ll distill it down to the simplest explanation I can manage.”

A divorced mother of two adult children and four grandchildren created a guide for her offspring.

“How do you explain it to children?” she said.

“I didn’t think it was right to quote the Bible.”

Chapter 9

The nine chapters are:

• Why do I feel scared sometimes?

• Who am I?

• Who is God?

• How can I be good enough for God?

• Are angels, ghosts, and ETs real?

• Does evil exist?

• Why do bad and terrible things happen?

• What happens when a person dies?

• How should I pray?

The book features chapter illustrations by artist Joe Ferris and is available in softcover for $18.99, hardcover for $29.99, and e-book for $3.99.

“When we’ve achieved whatever our goal in this world is, we were thinking about the heavenly perspective of deciding it before we came and going home to rest,” Rotella said.

“Then we come back to learn new lessons. That’s how our souls grow. I used it to get the point across.”

Rotella worked on the book for about a year, with breaks and waves of inspiration throughout the writing process. Her purpose in writing this book was to help people find peace of mind and inspire a desire to know more on a deeper level.

“Golden Man”

Lotella’s text contains the following supernatural occurrences:

“I want to tell you a story. I know it’s true because I know the woman where it happened. There was a steep driveway, and there was a deep ditch on the other side of the road at the end of the driveway, which had been filled with water from the thaw and recent storms.One day she was watching her three-year-old granddaughter, running errands. After they got in the car, she realized she had forgotten something and drove back home, when the car rolled backwards down the driveway and fell upside down into a ditch. When she returned she was horrified to see her granddaughter still strapped to the car seat and the car filled with water.Before she could act, the little girl saw her When asked to explain what happened, the child simply said, “It was the Golden Man, Grandma. He helped me.”

“Just talking about it gives me goosebumps,” she said.

“That was told to me by the woman it happened to. These are the kind of little things I’m throwing in here to make a point.”

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Rotella, who was raised Roman Catholic, says she has a relationship with Jesus, although she strayed from standardized religion.

“I don’t really agree,” she said.

“I refuse to take things at face value just because I’ve been told so. I want to know the truth about other things about myself, my heart, my soul.

“(Jesus) was called a rabbi, and rabbi means teacher. When they say the only way to heaven is through me, he didn’t mean through the door. It was meant to teach us about how to live.”

The first time Rotella actually saw Jesus Christ was when she was 12 years old.

“It was my first experience,” she said.

“I was sitting on my grandmother’s porch, swinging on a summer’s day. She was floating in the sky. What was I like?”

Rotella shares similar experiences on her blog at

“During therapy, I had so many spiritual experiences,” she said.

“I was taking a nap and felt a hand grabbing the toe of one foot, which is exactly what my father used to do when I was a kid. It wasn’t a doubt in my mind, so I just smiled and said, I don’t go mad so easily.”