Visionary or Imagination?

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Post by shish_by_design » 24 Nov 2017, 13:19

Definitely a visionary. I believed she had a purpose for doing what she did.

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Post by cherryalakei » 25 Nov 2017, 11:52

My mother used to tell me growing up, that some of the most intuitive individuals are also disturbed or troubled to some aspect. I think this theory personally fits with Sarah, who seems to have had a lot of disturbance in her life ( young Mitch, Fletcher, jerk step dad, etc.). I think she was intuitive, which would also explain the ability for her to have "visions" or spiritual experiences, in addition to being a visionary I guess you could say.

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Post by ReviewerDiksha » 30 Nov 2017, 00:03

Imagination and vision must have gone hand in hand to ensure her survival. To learn skills such as that imagination must have not been the only thing that kept her going.

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Post by Stapes » 11 Dec 2017, 12:39

Doaa Wael wrote:
02 Oct 2017, 13:14
Great question! I think vision and imagination go hand in hand. But I believe you start out with imagination, once you let it free and never try to stay inside the box, you start to develop as a visionary and extend your horizon with a tinge of love for exploration and curiosity. I think that was her case and that is why she seems like both.
This is a really beautiful thought. I have to agree with you on this

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Post by Insightsintobooks729 » 12 Dec 2017, 14:51

I think she was visionary and imgainative as others have said.
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Post by Momiji1987 » 13 Dec 2017, 18:20

She was possessed by the knowledge of an ancestral spirit, and that's what gave her the survival skills and intellect she needed.

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Post by akeseh » 31 Dec 2017, 01:59

It is only vision that can be accomplished. It set one into motion and action.

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Post by onixpam » 23 Mar 2018, 13:07

She was a visionary, I really think she was able to be in contact with her ancestors and the stories that once happened in that place.

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Post by atonykamau » 27 Mar 2018, 07:07

I think she was definitely a visionary.

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Post by VictoriaMcMillen » 06 Apr 2018, 14:12

I agree, Sarah, had an experience, a vision to cross time and space. I have heard of other accounts of similar skills acquired and attributed to traumatic events, fasting, deep prayer, and others. With the research the author did into the local tribes, I am not surprised that this type of situation was added to the plot. It is common for tribespeople to go on vision quests and to come back with humility and knowledge that did not have before.
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Post by Kibetious » 21 Apr 2018, 04:37

I am still perplexed just like Bob how it happened because the story sounds so real yet it is hard to believe it. However, I believe that she was visionary.
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Post by Kibetious » 21 Apr 2018, 04:38

VictoriaMcMillen wrote:
06 Apr 2018, 14:12
I agree, Sarah, had an experience, a vision to cross time and space. I have heard of other accounts of similar skills acquired and attributed to traumatic events, fasting, deep prayer, and others. With the research the author did into the local tribes, I am not surprised that this type of situation was added to the plot. It is common for tribespeople to go on vision quests and to come back with humility and knowledge that did not have before.
Wow, very deep and profound statements here. I never knew that it can happen but I think they do.
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Post by dtb » 27 May 2018, 22:21

Momiji1987 wrote:
13 Dec 2017, 18:20
She was possessed by the knowledge of an ancestral spirit, and that's what gave her the survival skills and intellect she needed.
I agree, and I couldn't have said it any better.

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Post by 10mile72 » 17 Jun 2018, 13:48

Visionary. :shock:

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Post by LaurenHaupt » 14 Jul 2018, 08:23

Because of the ending and the elaborate detail I think she visioned it.

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