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In Giving I Connect With Others, by Isabel Allende

FaceBook  On Nov 27, 2013 Ute Arnold wrote:

 Yes, Avril, you are a Natural  at giving and receiving. AND what I find is that at times a 'clear ' self appreciation can be a shortcut to self healing, and it seems to me that you deserve it.

 

In Giving I Connect With Others, by Isabel Allende

FaceBook  On Nov 26, 2013 Ute Arnold wrote:

 Your comment reads like a poem. Thank you.

 

In Giving I Connect With Others, by Isabel Allende

FaceBook  On Nov 26, 2013 Ute Arnold wrote:

 You are and have been very brave. What a gift to the world and the population you work with. I am a body-psychotherapist and often work with sexual abuse victims and also at times with their perpetrators, so I have a sense of how you have  turned your story around and gifted your world.

 

In Giving I Connect With Others, by Isabel Allende

FaceBook  On Nov 26, 2013 Ute Arnold wrote:

 Welcome
When I was born my country was in the middle of the 2nd world war struggles, and eventually lay in ruins, as was my parents' marriage.
As the fourth child no welcome was prepared for me, no ams wrapping me in warmth. But I was embraced by the Ur-Mutter, nature. Plants and animals became my dear companions while I learned that I could find the cradling arms in the healing forces of nature. They became my guides and teachers and provided a most fascinating class room. When I went to the beach  the sand castles I built were swept up by the sea the next day, and I learned that even beauty and creations transform and seem to disappear, like my mother had.
But every day was a new gift, and if I found a way of not becoming too attached to the physical form, but could carry the creative act of making something with the intention of beauty in my heart, it would warm me deeply, maybe more so than my confused parents would have ever been able to do.
I built my spirit home in the roots of the trees again and again...and they were always there for me, and still are.