Sharon Beekmann was a successful psychotherapist when she began exploring the "new age" by channeling spirit guides. The experience was loving and exciting but, as is the pattern with spirit guides, they began to present frightening messages and images. When Sharon decided to stop, her spirit guides turned against her and became more and more evil. As Sharon was introduced to the Bible and began reading it, her spirit guides continue to further torment her.
Escape from the Spirit Guides - How one woman's quest led to the dark side of the New Age, where she encountered spirits that wouldn't let her leave
One program Sharon was familiar with was A Course in Miracles, new age studies from "Jesus" as channel by atheist Marianne Williamson. Oprah Winfrey, a big supporter of Marianne Williamson's A Course in Miracles for year, announced on January 1st, 2008 a new daily show on her XM Radio "Oprah and Friends," hosted by Marianne Williamson's.
Herescope: Happy New Year from the New Age "Christ"!
The goal of A Course is Miracles "is the dismantling of a thought system based on fear" - Christianity - which is humanity’s "greatest enemy" and stands in they way of their progress.
Christian Research Institute, A Course in Miracles: Christian Glossed Hinduism For The Masses