Tag Archive: healing through art

What I said at the United Nations


We were asked to share our story – and how it related to healing trauma. Each of us had several chances to share. This was my chance…I was introduced by the panel moderator,… Continue reading



Witness Inside of you is radiant luminous code. Ciphers ripe for deciphering. This seeing is what I came here for. Some might call me an artist, and a poet if they favor me.… Continue reading

Unfettered – A Rant to set myself free


As you read this rant, imagine that I am talking to myself out loud, waving my hands back and forth in fuzzy slippers and leopard robe with hair all askew. I have a… Continue reading

We Sorrow! O Blessed Lady! A Prayer for Healing


Our world longs for healing

I know you hear our tears falling

The polar bear father groans for his children

The butterfly pauses too long on a wayward branch

The wolf mother considers if having cubs is a good idea

The salmon, bewildered swim in circles, aching with eggs

The blue bird of happiness seeks her mate, calling, calling…

The inch worm only attempts a quarter inch this morning

The depressed human, does not want to rise from sleep today