Wisdom from Colette Baron-Reid

When people ask what I’ve learned from the experiences in my life I have to smile. What always comes to my mind is faith, accountability, courage, forgiveness and compassion.

I have learned perception is everything, And, most of all participating in your own rescue is not an option. It’s a necessity.

My life has been an amazing adventure from the very beginning. Some may hear my story and say, “How did she survive”? I have gone from the highs and lows of a childhood where I had no idea that my sense of always being different, feeling and seeing so many things beyond my understanding would ever make sense, to an eating disorder, to alcohol abuse, to rape, violence and drug addiction. While any one of these experiences can be defined as horrible, collectively, it’s my life. They all led me to the person I am today, and enabled me the gift of insight and deep compassion for others who suffer.

All of those painful devastating things led to an extraordinary spiritual awakening and the deep integrated recovery that is a reflection of who I am today. I could tell my story as a victim or I could tell it as an adventure where I was the heroine that found the magic of meaning in all stories. Both would be true….Continue reading at InspireMeToday.com.

Colette Baron-Reid is an internationally respected intuitive counselor and life strategist, coach, speaker, broadcast personality and bestselling author.

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7 comments

Debbie Williamson

Thank you.

Anne Moran
Anne Moran2 years ago

WELL,, I'VE BEEN THROUGH ALL THAT, AND MUCH, MUCH, MORE... JUST HAVE TO KEEP ON TRUCKING... YOU ACCEPT THE GOOD WITH THE BAD.. THAT'S LIFE..

Birgit W.
Birgit W.2 years ago

I guess we all have our up and downs, and have to try to figure out how to survive.

Autumn S.
Autumn Away S.2 years ago

thank you

Nyack Clancy
Nyack Clancy2 years ago

Noted- thank you

Vicky P.
Vicky P.2 years ago

thanks