Author: Mary Oak

Astonishing Quietude: Reflections on a Middle School Writing Course

I sit at a table with six middle-schoolers who are writing intently. It is absolutely quiet, except for the scritch of their pens and the

Ensouling Surgery and Medical Interventions

During my recuperation after undergoing a surgery to replace my implantable cardiac defibrillator , an inspiration came to me: to assist people undergoing medical interventions

Why Healing Imagination?

  Reaching into the realm of archetypes, those underlying energies and indwelling universal patterns, has been indispensable for me as a heart patient. The capacity