Wonderful Personal News

I need to express my gratitude and share wonderful personal news.

If you’re a close friend, or have read “Share My Insanity: It Improves Everything,” you know 2001 began ten+ awful years for me. (“Share My Insanity” might be misleading in this context. The dismal years did not include the hell of mental illness. Thank my gods! And to anyone trolling for gross injustices, the book and its title was supported by many members of the mental health community. In fact, writing the book probably helped me not go insane! Back to my point:

I’ve had a miraculous turnaround over a period of months. When it comes to the light at the end of the tunnel, I’ve gotten through a decade-long darkness, and am reveling in light. Financially, emotionally, spiritually, and physically I’ve been doing great for a substantial time now. (So I figure I can trust it enough to mention it publicly.)

Francesca De Grandis, 2013

Francesca De Grandis, 2013

My enormous physical improvement is relative to how I have been. I am still seriously ill and weak. But some friends did ceremony with me to end that, so mote it be!

I thank my gods for the power to keep working my spiritual and magical tools the past 10 years so that I overcame my challenges.

There is one particular spiritual discipline I need to mention: Serving the community. Despite everything that was going on, the gods continued to use me as a channel. It blows me away. Apparently, my deep inner turmoil did not disqualify me from being their vessel. I continued my work as a shamanic guide.

Had I not continued working, my soul and body would not have healed. I am grateful my gods gave me the ability to serve despite tremendous illness and spiritual pain. When we serve, we ourselves heal.

To celebrate, I’d love to hear what *you* are grateful for. Please post!

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8 Responses to Wonderful Personal News

  1. Francesca De Grandis says:

    I love that yr nickname for me is bunnykins, it always makes me feel special and loved. Thank you. And you, you are special to me, my dear. Much love.

  2. Thomas Byrnes says:

    I’m very grateful to hear your wonderful news! Keep on going , Bunnykins !

  3. Johnny J. says:

    I’m grateful the goddess allowed our paths to cross you inspire me and your work has helped me a lot.


  4. Tammie says:

    That is such fantastic news! It is so inspirational to hear your journey has brought you to this point, and it gives others hope for the same. Thank you so much for sharing, and I hope your health continues to improve every day in every way 😉

  5. Millicent Broderick says:

    Such wonderful news Francesca. I am very happy for you. As someone who knew you years ago and had the luck to reconnect a couple of years back I can only rejoice in your good fortune. Going forward I wish you continued good health and strength of spirit.

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