From survivor to thriving woman. From abuse to empowerment. Luna shares how she changed her story...
Healing from my childhood trauma and abuse has been an intense journey. It started with picking up parts of myself that I was robbed of. It felt like going into a haunted forest looking for treasure. Somewhere between the uncomfortable silence and the loud screams, I collected my innocence piece by piece.
I lost count of how many times I visited that haunted forest of traumatic memories…
“No, you cannot talk to any of our relatives because they are bad people.” My mother shouted angrily, just like she did every time I asked to see a family member.
“Not everyone from our family is a bad person! It’s impossible, mom!” I replied.
“How dare you question me! Off to your room! NOW!” she yelled louder while grabbing my arm. She locked me in my bedroom with no lights on, no food, no water, and no bathroom for hours.
This is the woman I called “mom”. This is the woman who made sure no family member could contact me by phone, mail, or home address. This is the woman I wanted to love and care for me for everything I am. But all that she gave me was pain in every form. I felt her anger and pain were my fault. I was angry and jealous of other children who were loved unconditionally by their parents.
My frustration escalated day by day. Throughout my childhood, I continued to ask, “Why is all this happening to me? I need an answer!” A deep feeling in my gut told me “mom” wasn’t my biological mother. As I got older, I started researching obvious signs of adoption. To my surprise, I ticked every single box. Now things started to make sense. My healing journey could begin.
Slowly I started taking back pieces of myself, healing them, nurturing them, and integrating them back into my soul. I finally took a DNA test at the beginning of the pandemic in 2020, and I was in utter shock with the results. I was not related to “mom” or her family members. From my father’s side, I was half-related to everyone. I was devastated and numb. The pain was so intense, I couldn’t cry. I just stared, speechless at the results.
The answers I was looking for from the DNA test brought more frustration, pain, and confusion. I felt emotionally, mentally, and physically in a dark place. My “mom” did not want me to talk to family members because I would eventually find out about my adoption. She never treated me as her daughter anyway, I finally admitted to myself after a week of silence.
That was the moment I rose from my ashes. By living in the past and being lost in the haunted forest, I was repeating exactly what they taught me. That realization was the crack of light I needed in the darkness I created. That sudden awakening made me see the brilliance of my existence and embrace my divinity. “I am that I am,” I said, and I felt the lioness within me waking up and roaring loudly. I was ready to move on and leave my abusive past behind by becoming the best version of myself.
As a Karmic Resolution Facilitator, I started working with my past lives to resolve this karmic pattern that has followed me across lifetimes. I also started introducing other modalities such as shadow work, inner child healing, and reparenting. Everything was beautifully working for my highest good!
That was the beginning of a beautiful journey of self-discovery, self-healing, and self-love. I embrace it as it is. One step at a time, I found the treasure in the haunted forest. Within two years, I changed my story. From a victim to a survivor. From a survivor to a thriving woman. From an abused adoptee to an empowered woman. And along the way, I have helped others who have been going through their own turmoil with their adoption story but also surviving abuse.
Meet the Author - Luna Dawn
Hi, I'm Luna Dawn.
I am a Karmic Resolution Facilitator and a Karmic Light Code Artist. I will assist you in resolving the core of your trauma, limiting beliefs, and learned behaviors that follow you from your past lives to this lifetime with the wisdom of Tarot Cards and Past Life Regression.
By identifying which pattern from your past lives is constantly repeating from one lifetime to the next, I will guide you on how to properly work with that pattern in order to overcome it. My aspiration is to help you overcome your karmic debt, achieve your highest potential, and fulfill your soul's purpose by fully utilizing your soul's gifts.
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