Do we choose to be born when we are? I always wondered. What made me decide to be delivered in a hospital in northern Germany, Bremen on a winter’s night at 2:15 am? My mother insisted that I hesitated and stayed in the womb so long that my skin was as soft as a ripe peach. I however agree with the following teaching which Paramahansa Yogananda received from his master Sri Yukteswar: “ … a child is born on that day and at that hour when the celestial rays are in mathematical harmony with his individual karma. His horoscope is a challenging portrait, revealing his unalterable past and its probable future results.” - Paramahansa Yogananda, Autobiography of a Yogi. As I do believe in horoscopes, from accomplished astrologers that is, my time had come and my soul had slipped into a new vessel.
There was no going back and I attempted to make the best out of it. The Buddhist say that life is suffering but at this stage in my life it wasn’t obvious. I was a healthy, friendly baby and it had nothing to do with my behavior that my mother put me in a children’s home...
Gabriele Annegret writes about her own life journey and provides you with a map to circumnavigate any road blocks you might encounter.
Is your life so organized that you feel totally restless underneath the perfection?
Or are you confronted with lots of challenges that seem, at times, overwhelming?
Whatever your situation might be, know that the universe is always on your side, and be brave to change your status quo. Have faith that there is always a way out and a plethora of divine guidance available to you. You might consult an oracle or a psychic or visit a healer. You might learn how to pay attention to an omen. You might attend a workshop to get back in touch with the innate abilities we all were born with. Take a leap of faith and move ahead on the road to expansion and ultimately, wholeness. Only then can you find true happiness and joy.
About the Author
Gabriele Annegret was born and raised in Germany. Observing her mother’s lifelong, helpless struggle with depression, she decided early on to walk her life path differently. For the past twenty-five years she resided in Santa Barbara pursuing her interest in the body-mind-emotion-spirit connection and available healing modalities.
After a titillating detour of being a restaurateur, she now works in a wellness center near New York, deepening her lifelong studies in Shamanism, Qigong, Reiki, and Nia. She hopes that publishing this book might serve others in a positive and uplifting way.