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When Refuse Becomes Renewal

When Refuse Becomes Renewal

“Sometimes, one must dig deep into the rubble of what was in order to build a strong and beautiful foundation for what will be”   ~Carol Minchew In a recent ecological liturgical art installation, which I facilitated, beauty was born from discarded water...
Moonshots—Courage to Fail

Moonshots—Courage to Fail

“Great dreams aren’t just visions—they’re visions coupled to strategies to make them real.” ~ Astro Teller, Google “X” While driving the other day I happened to catch an NPR radio interview with a man named Astro Teller (really, that’s his name!). Astro works for a...
Blueprints for Healing: Emerging from Survivorship

Blueprints for Healing: Emerging from Survivorship

“Dear God, Light of all People, come into my life, shining so brightly that I can never not feel Your warmth, and can never not see my own life in Your Light” ~Dr. Wesley Avram Holidays can be emotionally challenging for anyone …even years after one has left an...
Blueprints for Healing: Emerging from Survivorship

Blueprints for Healing: Emerging from Survivorship

A Resource for Domestic Violence Victims and Survivors Seeking Healing and Peace Thank you, new friends! I am so excited by the response I received to my first blog. Your comments were thoughtful and insightful and hopefully they reached out to someone who very much...
Blueprints for Healing your Soul: Insights from Remodel Yourself

Blueprints for Healing your Soul: Insights from Remodel Yourself

A Resource for Domestic Violence Victims and Survivors Seeking Healing and Peace Carol Minchew   Why me? In the mid-fifties to the late-sixties there was no label to describe the trauma of domestic violence—and there were few, if any, shelters established to...

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