The Twelve Gifts of Birth, The Twelve Gifts for Healing, and The Twelve Gifts in Marriage. Much of Charlenewriting comes from her own life experience and the struggles she has faced. The Twelve Gifts of Birth was first written as a message for her teenage daughters as they prepared to leave home. In every life there are times of overwhelming pain, loss, and uncertainty. Through a compassionate, inspiring tale, The Twelve Gifts for Healing offers words of encouragement that remind us to reach inside to find peace and strength whenever we face hardships. This beautifully illustrated keepsake book provides readers with renewed faith in themselves to help them through the difficult times -- whether the challenge is an illness, divorce, or the death of a loved one. The Twelve Gifts for Healing opens with a story of a troubled woman searching for healing with the help of Mater, a wise woman. Her discovery and the twelve affirmations that follow give readers comfort, hope, and a sense of peace, as well as the promise of opportunity in the midst of loss. With a gentle yet powerful message, The Twelve Gifts for Healing encourages readers to become more aware of their own gifts and to help others to see theirs in turn -- making The Twelve Gifts for Healing a cherished companion on life's journey.