Endorsements and Reviews

Follow Sheridan’s journey in Losing Sight, Finding Vision, and you will gain insights into the power of meditation, self-reflection, and listening to the wisdom of the body when dealing with any of life’s challenges. This book is a beautiful illustration of how we can respond to long-term loss and discover the courage and wisdom of our own heart. —Tara Brach, Ph.D., Author of Radical Acceptance and True Refuge  

Losing Sight, Finding Vision is a remarkable story of courage, commitment, and the enduring power of compassion. Sheridan Gates’ vision of leadership and transformation is intimate and far reaching. There are gems here that enlighten one’s professional life as well as enriching the heart. —Richard Strozzi-Heckler, Ph.D. Author of The Art of Somatic Coaching and The Leadership Dojo  

Sheridan Gates has written a wonderful book describing her journey with vision loss, which serves as a much-needed primer for others facing similar challenges. This book is also a must-read for family members who have a loved one that is experiencing chronic vision loss. Sheridan has captured the innermost feelings and emotions a visually impaired person might be going through but will not always be able to express in such eloquent words. Losing Sight, Finding Vision serves as an inspiration for others who are traveling a similar journey of adapting to loss. Thank you for writing this book. —Suleiman Alibhai, O.D.  

Losing Sight, Finding Vision lights the way to living fully rather than getting caught in anxiety about the inevitable losses of life, health, and loved ones. Taking us on an honest walk through her vision loss, Sheridan Gates is like a good friend, reminding us of our resourcefulness and potential. —Klia Bassing, MBA, MPP, founder of VisitYourself.net and author of @visityourself on Twitter  

Losing Sight, Finding Vision will open readers’ eyes to the spirit and strengths within. This engaging book is an inspirational read that applies to many life challenges. I appreciated the insights that Sheridan shared with her readers. I would recommend this book to anyone facing challenges related to their health, along with their families and friends. Readers gain insights into practical strategies such as meditation, self-reflection, and listening to the wisdom of the body as Sheridan applies these in her own journey. —Michele Hartlove, Executive Director, Prevention of Blindness Society  

Sheridan Gates’ spectacular reframing of the vision loss of macular degeneration into the deep wisdom of insight is nothing short of an inspiration to us all. Her vivid inner journey challenges readers to take the risk of opening up their greater awareness and expanding their connection to life itself! —Desda Zuckerman, author of Your Sacred Anatomy: An Owner’s Guide to the Human Energy Structure, and founder of CoreIndividuation™  

In Losing Sight, Finding Vision, Sheridan Gates tells her story with honesty, courage, and authenticity. The story alone provides guidance for others on a similar journey, but Sheridan’s reflections and invitations offer additional concrete healing possibilities. As a Pastoral Counselor and Spiritual Director, I am grateful to have such a tool to suggest to clients. —Charlotte Rogers, LPC  

In Losing Sight, Finding Vision, Sheridan Gates deftly weaves the story of her own vision loss with the skills and techniques of spiritual sight gained as she copes with her challenges. Her perceptive questions and practical suggestions will help anyone develop their inner seeing and knowing. In my lines of work, I have learned this is the most important vision of all. —The Rev. Ann Gillespie, Episcopal priest and yoga teacher