I am on this planet to help heal the world. By “healing” I don't mean simply repairing. I mean, imagine that your arms get cut off. Instead of just sewing up the wounds to scar over, your arms are replaced with wings. This is healing that isn't just filling a hole; it's planting new earth … Continue reading My Healing Manifesto
A few nights ago, I met a woman (an incredible activist nun, in fact!) who said that she was tired of asking people, "What do you do?" Personally, I've often experienced irritation at people constantly asking me what I do as the connotation of this seemingly innocent question perpetuates this idea that we are defined … Continue reading What is your healing modality? What is your art form?
Recently I have felt oddly sick or like I'm about to get sick. You know that hot and cold feeling you get when you're coming down with the flu or a bad cold? I had that for three days straight without getting worse or better. The sensation came with the advent of spring. The days … Continue reading What is my body telling me?
Every other week, I have the amazing privilege to offer Reiki, a modality of energy work, to young people who happen to be homeless at the moment. I get to turn a cluttered, tiny art room into a healing space. The art that has come from art therapy sessions, hangs on the walls, offering its own … Continue reading What is Reiki?