Monthly Archives: December, 2012

Fleur de la Mer

Artist Alice Schonfield Alice Schonfield is an award winning artist and sculptor living in California.  Some of her most celebrated pieces were created after she suffered a series of strokes.  Learn more about Alice Schonfield and her work on her website.  

Look for the Helpers

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’ To this day, especially in times of ‘disaster,’ I remember my mother’s words, and I am always comforted by realizing that there are …

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These Woods

These woods like a darkened womb Bid me enter and remember And remember Our lives a tangled twitter Unfinished clutter Impossible beauty Ravaged and torn Reborn beneath an ever changing sky and deepest night ‘Til light returns to surest light Beginning where we end The wordless and the willful and the ever present Morning song. …

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Landfill Harmonic

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Songwriter Laura Adams

    “When the things I think and feel are connected to a beautiful melody, it comforts me. It both validates the emotions and releases them.  After time has passed and the situation has changed, I still have that song, to remember that time, and have it be beautiful.”   Laura Adams is a singer …

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Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage

Alfred Lansing The true account of Ernest Shackleton’s quest to cross Antarctica. An Incredible Tribute to the Human Spirit in the Face of Impossible Odds Bound for Antarctica, where polar explorer Ernest Shackleton planned to cross on foot the last uncharted continent, the Endurance set sail from England, in August 1914. In January 1915, after battling …

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Chidi Okoye   My past is part of who I am today and my art.  – Chidi Okoye Chidi Okoye is a sculptor, painter and poet who resides in British Columbia, Canada.  As a child he experienced first hand the brutalities of war and famine in his native Nigeria.  To find out more about Chidi Okoye, …

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Healing Quote of the Day

“Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass….it’s about learning how to dance in the rain.” -Vivian Greene     Submitted by Marieke Rajchel Kenmore, Wa

Carry Your Cross

For those who ever held the hand of someone you love, even when – especially when, it was all you could do.   Michael McDermott Carry Your Cross

Artist Peter Goetzinger

  “If we are still enough, we can experience healing through art every day; in the simple act of looking out the window, gazing upon the art of creation and taking a deep breath. Art is all around us and healing takes hold when our eyes and hearts are open.”     If you have …

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