Cyndi was raised a Jehovah’s Witness from the age of 2. At age 20, disassociated from the Organization. Even though life proved challenging as a single mother of two small children, Cyndi was able to successfully deal with that challenge, as well as finding a way to carve out a successful secular career. Currently working as a Corporate Real Estate Professional managing a 2 million sq. ft. Iconic financial property in Chicago for a global real estate management firm, she has also found a real passion for helping others, especially former Jehovah’s Witnesses navigate their own transition successfully. Cyndi currently lives in the fabulous “Windy City”, Chicago, IL.
by Cyndi Markey
“You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine.” ~ Roy T. Bennett
I remember walking to the train from work that afternoon feeling so broken, so alone in a strange world. Were they right? Would I never make it away from the organization and the structure? I could not and would not go back! But how would I survive? I felt helpless. They weren’t listening to me. They could not see what I saw. I just could not go on, but I was not going back! It had to stop. But how? ...