New Year 2013

“An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful. -Dalai Lama

New Year’s Eve Reflection

With Gratitude… Healing Hamlet thanks those who have generously agreed to be interviewed and share their work with this website.  We appreciate all who have taken a moment to view our posts and for the many encouraging comments! Photograph by Emmanuel Keller “I’ve always believed that everyone has a story… you are finding the stories of some pretty …

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Tear Soup

A Book from Grief Watch Brought to us by Grief Watch, a bereavement resource, Tear Soup is a recipe for people of all ages who are traversing through grief.  Written by Pat Schwiebert and Chuck DeKlyen, and illustrated by Taylor Bills, this book is “better than a casserole” for those who have suffered  loss. Donate a copy …

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Winter Solstice

David Faulkner Written for the English bagpipes by David Faulkner. Recorded by Paul Saunders and Chris Neen at Blue Moon Studios in Banbury with Dave Pegg on bass and PJ Wright on electric guitar. Produced by Dave Pegg.


Artist Vico Fabbris Italian painter Vico Fabbris has created a beautiful and imaginative series of watercolors inspired by extinct plant life.  As a young boy, Vico’s family was destitute after his father died of lung disease and all three children were sent to boarding schools.  For the next several years he wore the same pair of …

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There is Nothing but Mystery

  “I realized it for the first time in my life: there is nothing but mystery in the world, how it hides behind the fabric of our poor, browbeat days, shining brightly, and we don’t even know it.” -Sue Monk Kidd, The Secret Life of Bees

For Another Day

The Living End “If we only have our rights for another day If we only have our hearts for another day And if we only have our rights for another day Then we will have our time again On another day we will win the fight And step into the light Only fail when we don’t try So we will …

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The End of the World Bake Sale

By Gregory Hischak It was the last day on earth and rather than the general panic that we had been taught to expect everybody all across the planet got up early, put on comfortable clothes and went to business in their kitchens. By eight o’clock the whole planet smelled of nice things to eat.   …

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Now We Are Six

When I was One, I had just begun. When I was Two, I was nearly new. When I was Three I was hardly me. When I was Four, I was not much more. When I was Five, I was just alive. But now I am Six, I’m as clever as clever, So I think I’ll …

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Writer Hayden Bixby

    “So many of us are pulled in so many different directions, and I know that I have to compartmentalize the things on my plate in order to get everything done. Writing allows me to consider the various elements and find ways to unify them. That process is calming and reassuring.”     Hayden …

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