I didn’t know exactly what to expect of Healing Hamlet, but I did understand the value of art and healing in my own life.  This project has always felt bigger than me, because it is.    Seventeen months ago, Healing Hamlet launched with its first post: an interview of my very talented artist friend, …

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Healing Quote of the Day

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. — Marcel Proust

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

Jamie Ford  It had arrived a little damaged. Imperfect. But he didn’t care, this was all he’d wanted. Something to hope for, and he’d found it. Find Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

The Heart

NEEDTOBREATHE Ain’t no gift like the present tense Ain’t no love like an old romance Got’sta make hay when the sun is shinin’ Can’t waste time when it comes time to dance Find The Heart More by NEEDTOBREATHE  

The Moment

Margaret Atwood The moment when, after many years of hard work and a long voyage you stand in the centre of your room, house, half-acre, square mile, island, country, knowing at last how you got there, and say, I own this, is the same moment when the trees unloose their soft arms from around you, …

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Forever Bicycles

Ai Weiwei Installation of Forever Bicycles at the Nuit Blanche Event in Toronto, October 2013, using 3,144 interconnected bicycles. We have to give our opinion, we have to say something, or we are a part of it. As an artist I am forced to say something. –Ai Weiwei Learn more about Ai Weiwei  

When Sami Yusuf Came to Town

Neena Maiya When Mr. Sulaiman from Jordan play he pipe and the band join in – two musicians from Liverpool, a’ Egyptian beatin’ drums with he hands, a German drummer, and a German guitarist – I thought about children in a’ open-land, running wild and free.     Me an’ Bhoy, assistant to Fazal (gardener-tree-trimmer-grass-cutter), …

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Healing Quote of the Day

Everything has its beauty but not everyone sees it. –Confucius

The Invisible Girls

Sarah Thebarge What gave me hope in the midst of my pain and loss was not another antidepressant or another hour in my therapist’s office, but the smiles and giggles and hugs of five precious little girls. Find The Invisible Girls Visit Sarah Thebarge’s Website

Learning to Love Again

Mat Kearney Everyone I know is looking for protection Trying to pull your hometown ‘cross a telephone wire ‘Cause that was the real you standing there in the shape of your body Fear don’ know no love when we’re all the same That was the real you looking back across the water Tears falling like …

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