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Perhaps it is only in subsequent generations that trauma can be witnessed and worked through by those who were not there to live it but who received its effects, belatedly, through the narrative, actions and symptoms of the previous generation. ~Marianne Hirsch

The Questions I Never Asked ancestraladvice family patterns transformation writing wwii Dec 15, 2021

We all have questions we wish we would have asked our ancestors. As I write more pieces of my next book, I am jotting down questions I wish I would have asked. Questions I wish I would have known...

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New Holiday Programs! family patterns genealogy military research self-care women wwi wwii Nov 16, 2021

I am excited to announce two new workshops for the holiday season! Whether you would like to learn a new tool to take to your family gatherings to expand your research or learn self-care tips, I...

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What Are Your Stories? 5d behaviors beliefs channeled writing consciousness family history family patterns inherited trauma stories Oct 26, 2021

Stories can disempower or empower us.

Stories can change us.

Stories can destroy us.

Stories can save us.

Stories have the ability to provide answers, closure, release, and healing.

Those...

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Why Was Grandma So Mean Webinar ancestral lineage healing czech genealogy family patterns genealogy education historical context mental health webinar Aug 30, 2021

I have a new webinar in September to help you dive into the layers of why a family member was who they were. Or, who we perceived them to be. Was that really who they were?

Why Was Grandma So...

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Channeled Writing - Do You Know What They Did? channeled writing empath family patterns holocaust medium wwii Aug 26, 2021

History has shown again and again while humanity always say, 'Never Forget!', and then does due to layers of trauma, that some things never change.

However, we are living in a moment in time when...

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Are There Only Bad Memories? cemetery chicago czech genealogy family patterns genealogy infant death mental health pregnancy writing prompts Aug 16, 2021

As I sit here quietly this morning sipping coffee, feeling exhausted after a very rough night, my great grandparents, Joseph & Bessie (nee Zajicek) Kokoska came to my mind. In the photo above,...

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The Secret Life of an Ancestor ancestry family patterns genealogy secrets wwii Jul 16, 2021

I read a lot of historical fiction set in Europe World War II. Recently I finished the book, The Paris Apartment, by Kelly Bowen.

In this book, the main character discovers her grandmother...

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