The birch tree has been a part of my life since I was in my teens. At 15 my life was turned upside down. My family moved from my childhood home and embarked on a journey that was out of my control. I remember sitting in a field waiting. I had no friends but this stand of birch trees that swayed in time with my heartbeat. I spent hours under those trees not fulling realizing that they were comforting me until we left that place.
In a healing session with one of my teachers, I