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All history, including the histories of our families, is part of us, such that when we hear any secret revealed, a secret about a grandfather or an uncle, or a secret about the battle of Dresden in 1945, our lives are made suddenly clearer to us, as the unnatural heaviness of unspoken truth is dispersed. For perhaps we are like stone – our own history and the history of the world embedded in us.

A Chorus of Stones ~Susan Griffin

The Ancestors Within: Celebrate and Honor Your Sacred Origins ancestors book review Sep 14, 2022

I had the pleasure of receiving an Advanced Reader Copy of the fourth and final book in the Ancestors Within series, The Ancestors Within: Celebrate and Honor Your Sacred Origins.

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Book Review: Allowing the Destruction of Life Unworthy of Life alfred hoche book review euthanasia hitler holocaust karl binding law mental health mental illness nazi germany nuremburg trials psychiatry psychology t4 program tuskegee wwii Jan 25, 2022

The last two years of pandemic have invited all of us to question what we think we know. Question who is actually in charge of (fill in your blank). Question our beliefs, behaviors, patterns,...

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Book Review: The Ravine book review holocaust the ravine ukraine wwii wwii research Jan 06, 2022

Last week I was on Instagram and someone shared this book, The Ravine. A Family, A Photograph, A Holocaust Massacre Revealed. While I enjoy reading WWII history and historical fiction, it has...

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Book Review: Listening to the Voices of Our Ancestors ancestors book review clairs czech genealogy ireland Dec 16, 2021

Several months ago I bought a book called, Listening to the Voices Of Our Ancestors, by Megan Reilly Koepsell. When it arrived I flipped through it and put it on a stack of books to read,...

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Book Review: Ajax, The Dutch, The War book review dutch culture football holocaust jews netherlands wwii Nov 30, 2021

A little background on me before I dive into the book review.

By 2015 my healing journey & military work allowed me to travel in Europe & create a life both there & in Chicago. I became...

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Book Review: The Things They've Seen book review genealogy germany inherited trauma ptsd wwii Nov 03, 2021

I recently discovered an account on Instagram @iwitnesshistory.This account is run by a man named Daniel Burghard, who recently published a book called The Things They've Seen. Reflections on WWII...

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Book Review: Collective Trauma Healing book review collective trauma healing holocaust inherited trauma thomas hubl wwii Aug 11, 2021

Many WWII research clients and others who have come to me for help in finding answers to military research questions and to learn more about who their father, grandfather, uncle, etc. was, are...

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Book Review: The Survivors ancestral lineage healing book review genealogy writing healing modalities holocaust wwii Aug 04, 2021

There is an incredible book The Survivors. A Story of War, Inheritance, and Healing by Adam P. Frankel. I picked this book up to attempt to find another book I could use in my master class on...

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