From paralysis to complete healing: Ashira’s remarkable story of meeting God

Feb 8, 2024

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Life tends to test us in the most unexpected ways, throwing curveballs when we least expect them. However, it is during these times of hardships that we truly discover the strength of our character and the depth of our resilience. Out of adversities bloom the most captivating stories, stories laced with hope, determination, healing, and personal growth. One such tale is of Ashira, a resilient Palestinian woman whose journey unfolds during my conversation with her on my podcast Female Soulpreneurs Growing Their Business. 

Ashira’s Remarkable Narrative

Ashira, a survivor of a terrible assault by the Israeli police during a peaceful protest against the ongoing Israeli occupation, resulted in a spinal injury that left her paralysed, unable to move. However, this story is about how she stood against the odds and triumphed in the face of adversity. She didn’t just survive, but she took the reins of her life in her hands, navigating through obstacles with her unwavering determination and strength.

A Life-Altering Incident

Ashira recalls the fateful event leading to her injury, a peaceful musical protest that she attended, which later turned violent leading to her first detention by the Israeli soldiers. Her life took a drastic turn as she was beaten by soldiers sustaining major injuries, particularly a broken spine. She recounts her journey and how she chose to fight her physical condition and heal herself.

From Injury to Recovery: A Journey of Hope and Healing

Ashira’s journey is a testament to grit, resilience, and courage. She talks about the time when she was told that she was on the verge of paralysis after her surgery. Being adamant about her decision to walk again after three days, she was able to shock the doctors and prove them wrong by making a miraculous recovery. 

Where Western Medicine Falls Short

Western medicine, although advanced, sometimes doesn’t offer solutions for continuous traumas. Ashira resonates with this sentiment, advocating for holistic healing methods that helped her deal with her continuous trauma. She championed her own healing method which integrated elements of Kundalini Yoga with meditation techniques. 

Catharsis Holistic Healing Center

Transforming her personal journey into a community initiative, she started Catharsis, a trauma therapy project based in Palestine. The aim of Catharsis is to help traumatized children and women heal through holistic methods that resonate with their culture and environment.

Conclusion: A Journey from Darkness to Light

Ashira’s journey isn’t just about her personal challenges and how she overcame them. It isn’t just about her miraculous recovery from a serious injury. It beautifully mirrors the resilience of the human spirit that refuses to bow down to adversities. Her incredible story serves as a beacon of light and hope for all those navigating a similar path.

Despite the hurdles and adversities she encountered, Ashira used her experiences to not only heal herself but also to develop a healing pathway for others, embodying the true spirit of resilience and compassion.

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Written by Lais Stephan

Lais is a healer, divine channeler & intuitive business coach for female soulpreneurs, creatives, and heart-centered leaders who need help with creating the impact they are here to be making. 

She is the Author of “Universe & You: 11 Steps To Co-Create The Life You Desire” and a poetry collection “Wild Women Rising”.

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