Four Seeds: Inspiration, Renewal, Beauty, Love
“My talismans: my husband, my son, my will to survive, the beauty in every fold of the fabric of my life. I’m putting them on display in little snapshots of my life on this blog, to distance myself from the dragon, and to share something with you that I wish I’d seen long ago.” ~ Jennifer Wilson Cooper
In Four Seeds, Jennifer Wilson Cooper invites us in and shares with beauty and inspiring grace her life with cancer. Jennifer identified with Persephone being pulled down into the underworld over and over again. However, like Persephone, Jennifer refused to be a victim. If she was going to be forced to repeatedly return to the underworld, she would take control of what she could and create her own beautiful domain, hopeful and expectant for each change of season.
Four Seeds exemplifies Jennifer’s intention to surround herself with beauty and love and to focus attention on renewal and inspiration. Worldwide, Four Seeds readers continue to draw energy from Jennifer’s inquisitive mind and creative spirit and her strength and tenacity in living out her dreams.
The beauty of ascension is in every moment!
Born on Aug. 9, 1969, Jennifer was raised in Southern California, attended the University of Sussex in Brighton, England, during her junior year abroad, and graduated with BA and MA degrees in English literature from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and San Francisco State University, respectively.
She began her career in San Francisco as a teacher, specializing in writing, literature, and ESL. Later, she worked as a content manager for a global online education company and as a writer for an educational toy company and various book and content publishers.
In addition to her educational writing and editing, Jennifer contributed the chapter “Quantum Aesthetics and Art History” to the book The World of Quantum Culture(Praeger, 2002) and wrote several articles on contemporary Spanish poetry and theory.
Shortly after settling in a small town north of San Francisco with her husband and young son, Jennifer stopped writing professionally when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2008. After going into remission in late 2009, she started FourSeeds.com in January 2010. The blog started as a writing outlet, but quickly took on a life of its own…
- 200 pages
- Full color photographs