Author: Cynthia Carla
I have a deep respect for all life, and the unified love we all share with each other. I wrote The Who That I Am when I took time to sit with my inner light and allow the uniqueness that is within me to shine through.
I hope this book will shine love and comfort into each soul (child and adult) who reads it. With a universal meaning of loving ourselves and each other, this book also comes with some verses that may have additional meanings.
My wish is that these pages become a fun and educational tool where we can discuss with each other the meaning behind the words. For example, what does it mean to feel “round” or “flat”? What emotions do you relate with these words? When would one feel these emotions and how can we support each other? It’s not just for young children. Sometimes even adults can learn a lot from simple questions like these. What a wonderful world we can share when we live with love and communication.
I live alongside the ocean and my wildlife friends with my fun and loving fur-babies and husband. I send all my love to each and every one of you!
Shine bright, shine through, with love.
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