Summer days are ahead. Easier to be outside. Easier to exercise. Aching heart? Nothing like exercise or a pet to help out. May we suggest … a combo? Double-up!
By Sooz Jeson Last December I lost a close friend who had suffered from Lupus for years. Last July I had to say goodbye to a dear friend who moved to the other side of our continent. A day later, I laid down my beautiful sweet cat Lily for the last time who suffered beyond… Read More Un-distant Connections
JOIN OUR OUTREACH By Mike Hoffman, Founder Thank you for your interest in the Healing Voices newsletter. Giving a voice to survivors of childhood sexual abuse is vital to the healing process. This edition is our fifth, and I feel so proud to be associated with the Founders and others who give voice to survivors of abuse… Read More Join Our Outreach
By T. Pitt Green, Founder Shenanigans St. Michael McGee dodged work crews who tried to coax him out of the junk heaps for over a year. He gobbled up scraps until one day someone managed to corner him. Shortly thereafter he was pertly sitting in the back of my car, taking drags of air through… Read More McGee the Dog: How a Homeless Dog Rescued Me from My Own Triggers
Kathy Many people find their love and support through family and friends in their most difficult times in life. At twelve years old, after I was subjected to clergy abuse by a trusted family priest, I did not have that support. Instead, I found myself clinging to my furry family dog for comfort. Trusting anyone… Read More Round Table: How Have Pets Played a Role in Our Lives as Survivors?