Lessons From a 54th Spring

Los Angeles, California — There are trips you take that are laden with adventure, and then there are the quiet trips where the adventures take place in your soul. I’ve been writing my eyes out these last couple of days, immersed in expressive writing classes as part of an Expressive Arts summit that I’m attending…

Saying Goodbye

Breakfast in Bed by Mary Cassatt, oil. 1894 Lately I have found that integrating expressive arts (writing, poetry, music, art, movement) into the therapeutic process of healing has been most effective in creating aha moments, or moments of breakthrough. Today, I share with you this thought provoking piece on goodbyes by the Jesuit Fr. James…