Published on:

9th Apr 2024

171. Valerie Naiman: "Mystic Masquerade: An Adoptee's Search for Truth"

Valerie Naiman is a returning guest and the author of the newly released book Mystic Masquerade: An Adoptee's Search for Truth. Her memoir was compiled from decades of diaries and journals she wrote during her biological & spiritual search. Valerie is also a singer, story-song writer and is working on an album of her adoptee story songs. Besides that, she's a founder of the first permaculture designed eco-village in North America called Earthaven Eco-Village. As an onotologist studying the art of beingness, she's become a spiritual guide to many seeking to find truth in their lives. Valerie holds a Master of Arts from the Univ. of Miami, and is the president of the Spirit Foundation, an NPO that supports disenfranchised children.  

Valerie now lives in Asheville, NC with her honeybees, chickens & dwarf goats.

Valerie‚Äôs new book is available in print, ebook and soon to be release audiobook. You can find parts of it on her website http://valerienaiman.com or order on Bookshop, Amazon, or Barnes & Noble.

Music by Corey Quinn

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Once Upon A Time...In Adopteeland
Adoptees share their perspective about adoption.
Through an audio drama, episodes of thought-provoking conversations and bonus recordings, the listening audience can learn some of the issues that the adoption community face from the perspective of the adoptee.
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Jennifer Dyan Ghoston

Hi, I'm Jennifer who is an adoptee in reunion with both sides of my birth family. I have been formally connected with the adoption community for over a decade and am always interested in hearing the personal stories of adoptees from all over the globe. We all have a "Once upon a time". If you wish to share your story please go to www.jenniferdyanghoston.com