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The Essence of Laurel came to life when Laurel D. Rund went through a personal metamorphosis. After experiencing the loss of her spouse in 2009, Laurel serendipitously discovered her creative talents in a new season of her life.
Laurel D. Rund's 'Art from the Heart' is inspirational, whimsical and contains dreamlike weaves of color, movement and light. The Essence of Laurel's artwork is unique, spiritual and embroidered by imagination.
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Woman in the Wind – It is written in stone!
I have encountered many storms and rainbows during this journey called Life.
Breathing in new thoughts and perspectives, I have unearthed more about the spirit within me and bless the earthly form I was born into decades ago.
Time has gifted me with many challenging and exquisite moments
which are woven into the tapestry of my Being.
I now honor and embrace that which is my sacred soul,
and love its eternal spirit - my Essence.
Free to spread my wings and fly, I Am a Woman in the Wind!
And SO IT IS written in stone.
Laurel D. Rund
Laurel's book, Emerging Voices-Living On: A Journey Through Loss to Renewal is intended to be a heart-felt gift to the reader as he or she travels down the painful and winding road of loss. In addition to the poetry and artwork within the book, there are blank journal pages which provide a place for each individual to record his or her own thoughts and unique feelings.
Writing helped Laurel heal during the traumatic time after the death of her husband. Her intent in sharing her poetry and art is to the offer a place of solace, hope and comfort to others when they are traversing the path of loss and grief.
Emerging Voices Living On: A Journey Through Loss to Renewal is available on Amazon.com
You can also order the book directly through Laurel and will receive an autographed copy and accompanying CD of music inspired by the book.
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