Healing Space
One Day Retreat Healing

Write through healing. Feel how writing can change prospective and provide comfort.


June 30, 2017

Strength and assurance 

proud and strong 

her resolve apparent

But trepidation is at the door

of excitement

She moves on

A glance over her shoulder

a longing sadness 

only captures her for a moment

June 29, 2017

Plastic, paper, party cup

Quarters, beer pong, vodka shots

Friendly party games to play

Teenage summer gatherings

Learning social skills this way

Youth wasted and dangerous

June 29, 2017

Some days are tiring and it's hard to get up in the morning. Here's a playlist that's perfect for a pick me up...if you want something more than just coffee.

1. Life's About To Get Good - Shania Twain 

2. No Such Thing As A Broken Heart - Old Dominion

3. Hoodie - Hey Viol...

June 28, 2017

Dear Reader,

When I embarked on this journey, I was unprepared for the daily toils, loneliness, fatigue, hunger, and anxiety I would face. I had an idea—I had, after all, traveled before. I have known many homes in my lifetime, but never before had I undertaken such a l...

June 27, 2017

The need for a global impact and change on a large scale is pertinent. Individuals want to help from afar but it seems like we never quite know how our dollar is spent. DonorSee is changing the way we interact with monetary donations to projects in need by creating “un...

June 27, 2017

there is a
ripe sunset,
waiting to taste
your voice,
dripping from
your open lips.

- like honey. like gold. like sweet and crisp. the afterglow you embody, the taste of you inside a sunset. open. full. light.

you— with the sky at your mercy. with the earth watching you...

June 27, 2017

At the ripe “young” age of 62, I took the plunge and changed jobs.  Before I left my employer of over 20 years for my amazing dream job, I grilled everyone interviewing me about the five-year plan. Because if I could just get three-five years out of this, I would be se...

June 27, 2017

More often than not, we catch ourselves in situations where we agree to participate in something or do something that we don’t want to do in the name of common courtesy. It has become a mandatory part of our society that we "go along" with others. It tends to hide behi...

June 26, 2017

I raised myself; a mountain I would be. Poised firmly, always standing tall, though my mind prefers to drift:

Our Earth has been forced to death, by the hand of mankind. The disregard we have for the world around us is now knocking at our doorstep. There's no hope. So...

June 24, 2017

 Photo: Ebsqart

There are starving kids in Africa and my friend tells me of her rape on Christmas Eve back when she still believed in Santa and how she waited for him to come down the chimney and save her. He didn’t. </