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Lessons Learned on the "Camino de Santiago"
Episode 6224th October 2022 • Butterfly Kisses • Amy Gray-Cunningham
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Kathleen Donnelly Isreal walks listeners through her journey of self-discovery and healing after her husband is diagnosed with Parkinson's. She also shares her philosophies and the healing she found during her travels on the Camino de Santiago. 

In this episode, you will learn: 

  1. How Ron, Kathleen's husband, embraced his illness and taught her how to see life from a new perspective
  2. The importance of vulnerability in the creative process 
  3. The Hawaiian healing technique of Ho' oponopono
"God gives us free will and wants us to do our will. And we're like God's paintbrush out here in the world."- Kathleen Donnelly Isreal

Kathleen Donnelly Isreal is the author of the book, "Wisdom on the Camino: A Spiritual Journey Sharing Forgiveness and Possibilities to Inspire the Rest of Your Life." She is also a retired hospice nurse who became her husband's primary caregiver after his Parkinson's disease diagnosis until his death.

This is Kathleen Donnelly Isreal's story—

Kathleen Donnelly Isreal shares her story of how her husband Ron got Parkinson's disease and how they both coped with his terminal disease. She talks about how Ron embraced his illness and how she learned from him to relax into it and enjoy life regardless of what's going on. 

Kathleen also discusses how she studied and found healing during this transition time. After Ron died, she decided to walk the Camino Santiago de Compostela in Spain and share her philosophies of love and healing with those she met.

Links for Kathleen:


Facebook: @kathleen.d.isreal

Instagram: @artstrans4mu

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