Weʼre raising £5,000 to Help Our Family Get Back on Our Feet and Pay for the Publishing of Neale's Book
- Burrelton, Perthshire, Scotland
- 11 days to go
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My name is Jeri-Lee. I am a mother to three beautiful girls. 4 weeks ago, I lost my husband, Neale, to Liver Cancer. Neale was a loving, devoted and compassionate father. He was also a very gifted acupuncturist and healer. He dedicated most of his life to helping others get well.
Inside it feels like my heart has broken into a thousand pieces. Each morning since his death, I have quietly been attempting to pick up the broken pieces, bit by bit, so that I can begin to feel human again; instead of a lifeless robot on autopilot.
My middle daughter turns 7 next week, and her wish is to have magic - so that she can make dad "awake" again.
No magic or wish will bring Neale back to life, this much I know. But it doesn't mean I can't bring some magic back slowly, by healing this massive wound of loss and making sure Neale's legacy is remembered.
Last year, I co-facilitated a group of people through a life-changing story-telling process. Neale was part of this group, and together with his brother Paul, we embarked on a deep journey of self-discovery for 12 weeks.
We shared aspects of ourselves we had never shared with others before. It was a sacred space full of love and also of shedding tears - letting go of a past that no longer served us.
I have to revisit this inner work we did together to make sense of the sudden decline in Neale's health and him passing away the way that he did. I am sure that many people who know and loved Neale would appreciate the opportunity to hear his inner voice unedited. Reading his story will allow us to continue to remember Neale during this time of transition; to keep connecting with him on an intimate level.
I am waiting for a quote from a UK based self-publishing company. My wish is to have his book published within the next few weeks so that it can be made ready for launch during our celebration of Neale's life in York at the end of June.
I am slowly putting our life back together after Neale's death. With this comes the inevitable responsibility of becoming the main income earner. Publishing his book is the first step towards achieving financial independence.
I would appreciate your help in raising funds, firstly to print around 300 copies of the book, and secondly, to help my family get back on our feet.
With love and gratitude,
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Jun 15, 2019
John ( mango)
Jun 14, 2019
Hi jeri, NEALE would want you to stay strong for the kids. Keep your chin up be positive. In our thoughts John.
Marie Lisa Dacanay
Jun 12, 2019
Stay strong. Hope to visit you some time.
Jun 10, 2019
Jun 10, 2019
I always said I wished everything Neale shared with/taught me had been recorded. I revisit all of his wisdom teachings over and over and over again. He truly lives on. I am grateful for the writings.
Jun 10, 2019
I was lucky to attend Neale's workshops in Scarborough,I was sure I would see him again it hurts that I won't.Such a loss, my heart goes out to you. But what a legacy - I will be buying that book.
Jun 10, 2019
Jeri my thoughts are with you and the girls. Neale was an amazing person and I am very sorry about he moved on to other dimensions. He watching over you. I hope you get to publish his book. Monica
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