Author Kathleen Berry will speak on “The 10 Spiritual Lessons Learned from the Paranormal” on Wed., Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. at A to Zen Gifts and Thrift in Carson City. The event is free. Berry, wrote the memoir, “A Reluctant Spirit: A True Tale of God, Ghosts and a Skeptical Christian.”

Berry will share insights she had after spending the night in central Nevada’s Goldfield Hotel, reputedly one of the nation’s most haunted buildings. She’ll discuss how she reconciled her experiences with her unique brand of Christianity as well as lessons she learned regarding:

  1. death
  2. fear and faith
  3. divine love
  4. God is paranormal
  5. humanity and free will
  6. God is patient, not vengeful
  7. heaven
  8. hell
  9. our connections to one another
  10. our intuitive abilities are meant to be used

A to Zen Gifts and Thrift is located at 1803 North Carson Street in Carson City.  Details: (775) 691-3945. Berry’s book is available for purchase at A to Zen, as well as through Amazon and bookstores nationwide.