Growing up in post-war Europe, Andrea van de Loo experienced a childhood filled with life-changing challenges. Her father’s past as a member of the Nazi SS and coming to terms with her own place in the world was just the beginning of a long and inspirational journey toward self-discovery and independence. Her search for self leads her across the globe, where she finds solace and purpose. Dedicated to the spiritual visions of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother, Andrea is guided by her inner promptings to the path of healing.
The Pressing Stones guides readers through a deeply personal and emotional journey exploring themes of relationships, sexuality, motherhood, shamanic exploration, and self-discovery through emotional and physical hardships. This poignant portrayal of one woman’s courage and determination to find peace and happiness is a testament to the human spirit, inspiring readers to find their own paths toward inner healing and fulfillment.