Paola has been a gem in our hearts and healing, that we were blessed to receive in our community in 2014, five years ago. We prayed to connect with someone holding Cacao Ceremony in a good way and days later, Paola and Gustavo wrote to us.
Over the last five years, thousands of women have sat and received Cacao through the offerings of Paola at Spirit Weavers. She has opened our hearts and taken our souls into powerful depths we didn't know were possible. Her gentle spirit is something we treasure and hold close as she has helped us to face and heal things we did not even know we were carrying. But most importantly she remind us to be grateful and to not forget the beauty in which we are surrounded, the beauty that exists in every moment. She is a walking Angel and we are so grateful and honored to know her and love her.
In this moment, Paola needs our support. If Paola has touched your life in anyway, please consider donating so that she can receive all of the healing and support she needs. Amy Woodruff will be delivering the funds to Paola.
Please read this beautiful message from our dear sister Paola:
Dear Community, I hope this finds you joyful and at ease, this is Paola from KakawSana, probably you have sat with me at Cacao Ceremony at Spirit Weavers or somewhere else during our pilgrimage in the USA. Thank you for opening your heart and for taking the Time/Art to read this pettition.
A lot has happened since we saw eachother, so not to make the story long, I will share as brief as I can.
On December 7, 2018, I was diagnosed with breast cancer (a 4cm tummor in my right breast). Our first apporch was a non toxic, invasive or traumatising protcol that hold me tenderly while I was embracing this new experience.
We (Gustavo always by mi side) saw the tummor reducing and less pain was experienced, we have always trust the healing capacity of the body and the ancient medicines and tratements, but during our visit to my family and community in Colombia, in May 2019, We saw the tumor changing shape, color and more pain was experienced… We where on Fear and not knowing what else to do… so we decided to re-route our journey and visit the Oncologist… I went under surgery on June 26th, 2019 to remove the Malignant tumor in my right breast, the surgery ended up in a mastectomy plus removal of 8 lymph glands of the right armpit .
Fear, pain, confusion and frustration have been experienced, received, respected, acepted and welcome, while I still allow my body to rest and heal. Gustavo, my beloved partner, friend and teacher, has been by my side unconditionally as well as our family and colsest friends. I am deeply gratefull for his presence as well as for all of those around the world who have pray, breath, cry and laugh along with me. In this wonderful present moment, here and now, in my house in Lo de Marcos, Mexico, I feel, happy, fullfilled, with enthusiasm, vitality and infinit gratitude.
After the surgery the Oncologist protocol was chemo and radiation ... my being knew, since all of this journey started, that this, chemo and radiation, was not the path I wanted to travel ... surgery either ... but we where on fear and I needed that to happen to grow in love for me as I have done and… everything is perfect…
After moons of trying several remedies and ancient healing modalities, we now feel that science and medicine can be practiced together to help the body restore its natural capacity to heal it self. We have learned so much about how the body works using a holistic approach of returning to perfect health, and at the same time we still feel is so vast and amazing that we know nothing and what we now know we don’t know how to explain it… We just feel in the heart, we are in the right path.
Spirit guided us to Dr. Decio Bars from Brazil; He is specialized in the investigation and treatment of cancer and he is now serving at the Holistic Bio Spa in Puerto Vallarta (we live about 1hr 30min from there). The protocol is non toxic or invasive and has a holistic approach; I am still in a diet that supports my body journey, I am also taking supplements, physical therapy for the “after surgery”, therapeutic swimming in our friends “Salt Pool”, daily Yoga and Mindfulness meditation, relaxing and resting, contemplation, Love and Kindness towards myself and of course, Loving what ever arises with Enthusiasm!
Dental work has been done as well, and yes, our teeth are linked to our health and are related to our organs, our brain and so much more.
So Spirit lead us to Dr Yoaly a Biological Dentist, also in Puerto Vallarta, who told us that my four molars are related to the Brest, and that 3 of them where affected with mercury amalgams and a root canal… all of this is related to the breast cancer I am experiencing. So all of those amalgams have been carefully cleaned and changed with the appropriate materials, and the two root canal tooth have been removed as well… This also will need some time to heal.
On September the 2nd I received a stem cell transplant, my blood sister Andrea, who lives in Colombia traveled all the way here to be the donor, this was a big step for her and for me in the journey to recover my health.
I have been feeling very positive, I also have been pretty moved, like a cascade of emotions… and feeling different flows of energy moving through my body, I also feel sometimes tired, overwhelmed, due to all the intense inner work and therapies, I also feel better than ever, more present, more alive, more open, more grateful, more at peace… This has been, and still is, a deep inner journey to surrender, to allow, to stop and receive, a journey back to myself, to love my self even more, Is the will of my heart to remain open during this intense time, is the will of my heart to stop the inner and outer war and transform it into a dance back to harmony, here for my healing and the healing of the world.
Our savings have supported us until now and we are grateful we where financially organized to be able to have them for this first part of the treatment. Our summer work/income/ copal sales (which has been held by Gustavo as I have been in recovery) is being spent quite quickly as we have been spending more than a $1,000 usd a week on treatments, medicine, supplements and transportation, plus all the other mayor expenses that had occurred (surgery, exams, lab tests and stem cells).
There are more exams to be done mainly the Onco 3 exam (which shows the amount of cancer cells circulating the body), and I am still having weekly high doses of Vitamin D and IV of Vitamin C + Phosphatidylcholine, Laser therapy (it’s like sun beams directed to the blood stream to recharge the normal cells and to weaken the rebel ones), plus supplements and medicines brought to Mexico from the USA, the main medicine for cancer treatment from Brazil “Fosfoetanolamina” and the best food we can get.
Some of our closest friends suggested us to start a campaign … we felt we couldn’t do it due to all what we where into plus the constant travel to Puerto Vallarta for treatment (up to three times a week) and our daily life in this healing journey … So among them, Mea Woodruff offered us to lead and create this campaign on our behalf and open it up to the Community.
This is a great lesson for us of humility, as we receive and allow the flow of abundance and reciprocity. For the next phase of the treatment we will need help from you. If you can help now, we deeply appreciate it. Thank you for this opportunity and for opening your heart and for your willingness. God Bless you all.
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