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Workin’ Off the Grid

It began as a simple request because Grampa was coming up to Fresno anyway for a DIY project with his dad…”Why don’t you come too so you can paint a mural of the Black Knight on my bedroom wall?” Well, who ever turns down a request from a grandkid if it’s at all . . . → Read More: Workin’ Off the Grid

St Pat on the Back

Sometimes the only thing to say is well done. Especially when we’ve planned a more or less non-therapeutic art activity for the ladies at the Lighthouse, a fifteen-month, faith-based, residential treatment program for women recovering from substance abuse. During open studio time on Tuesday I’d discovered that a significant number of us had . . . → Read More: St Pat on the Back

A 1000 Words

Well, they say a picture is worth a thousand words. I’d say that’s pretty accurate. Especially after last Fridays’ therapeutic art workshop at the Lighthouse where the loved ladies were creating images of their past, present and future anxiety. One of the most creative and poignantly eloquent responses was a jagged picture frame a woman held . . . → Read More: A 1000 Words

4 Examination

What are your most common emotions? The ladies at the Lighthouse, a fifteen-month, faith-based, residential treatment program for substance abuse recovery, had no problem pop-corning their common responses – anger, anxiety, frustration, disappointment, depression, loneliness, grief, feelings of numbness and being overwhelmed, and more. Drugs and alcohol had been their preferred means of . . . → Read More: 4 Examination