Aarti’s Story

I lost my 12 yr old son in 2010. We were devastated and yet somewhere there was an acceptance. While he was here many times we remarked that he does not belong to the world. He is just something else. Always wanting more out of life, going against the norms, questioning everything and everyone. Saying things that made us step back and reflect. We had started accepting the fact that this was our master yet not fully understanding.

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Bobbi’s Story

When I was young my family often went to Lake Michigan with its long golden beaches on vacation. One of my greatest joys was sitting alone on the beach watching the seagulls.  They all seemed to have their own personalities.  Some sat in the sun waiting for the people to feed them while others were up in the sky flying, even doing aerobatics!  When I read Jonathan Livingston Seagull the first time, I really identified the gulls I was watching with the ones in the story.  Some seemed much like people I knew!

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Angelica’s Story

Jonathan came into my life in the mid-70’s. Having lost my family to cancer a few years earlier, and several relationships going south, I was at an especially low point in my life. Jonathan’s journey became a metaphor that helped me better understand my journey and my crazy knowings. He also helped me keep the faith and never give up. He reminded me of what I already knew and had just forgotten. Jonathan Seagull was one of those helpers my angels promised to send me when life got too tough. And I always got the helpers in time. As the years passed, I wasn’t always aware of Jonathan in my life, but he was always there to remind me.

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