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Writing on Water: Self-awareness

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Each one of us holds stories about ourselves and these drive our lives. Thoughts are attached to emotions and actions spring from how we feel. Old stories can be re-written, new stories can be crafted and discoveries are made along the way. It is the tapestry of life and yes, you can weave with whatever threads you choose. Loving support, fresh perspectives and new life ...more
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Published August 27th 2019
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James
Life is a journey. When you amass knowledge and experience, it's a generous and caring gift to offer that information to others. Jane Sturgeon has done so with her book, Writing on Water: Self-awareness. I became acquainted with this author through her blog, where she shares advice, thoughts, and feedback with others. Based on what she's accomplished and undertaken in her life thus far, the words and wisdom will benefit many readers.

The book is on the shorter side, perhaps an intro for more to
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Brigid Gallagher
Feb 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Jane Sturgeon hopes her readers will "dip in and out as you need" and that her first book "gifts you a peaceful place to rest, reflect and find more self acceptance."
She shares experiences from her life - unique moments of tenderness, the joy of Nature, of her two marriages, lessons on perfectionism, instinct, getting hijacked, staying small...
She has a beautiful gift for words. I particularly liked her creative writing exercise on sea glass:
"Because I am like sea glass; never perfect, never
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Pete Springer
Feb 08, 2020 rated it really liked it
In crafting Writing on Water: Self-awareness, Jane Sturgeon writes a philosophical book about some of the lessons she has learned through her life experiences. One of the themes throughout this well-written and thoughtful book is the idea that we need to trust our instincts and not live our lives trying to be perfect.

Sturgeon moved me with her fearlessness, free spirit, and interaction with the other characters in her life. One of her most delightful stories entailed connecting with a gentle
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Jane Sturgeon has been a systems analyst, trainer, technical author, painter, psychic medium, furniture restorer, de-clutterer, therapist and creative. She has lived in Africa and The States, looked after many farms, loved through two marriages, is Mum to an extraordinary young woman and loves making things. She lives next to the Mersey River where it meets the Irish Sea and shares her life with ...more