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New Broadcasts

  • By Teresa Pitt Green
  • May 6, 2020

By Teresa Pitt Green, Co-Founder In advance of our Global Conference on Abuse and Faith, Spirit Fire has launched two broadcasts for our attendees. WOUNDED & HEALING (Wednesday Broadcasts) Wounded & Healing is now broadcasting on Wednesdays, at 12 noon Eastern time. This is a new time. Please take...

In her article Six Things Eating Disorders Treatment Often Gets Wrong, professor at Newhouse/Syracuse University Harriet Brown raises a mother’s voice to confront issues around healing the eating disorder of anorexia nervosa, which afflicted her daughter. Her article lays out the dire reality of the disease: “… one of...

Healing Waters

From The Tablet (a UK-based newspaper) we have a story of the father of modern holistic medicine: Fr. Sebastian Kneipp, who founded the Sebastianeum in Bad Wörishofen, near Munich, in the later 19th century. The Healing Voices featured the healing of hydrotherapy, which is one of the fundamental treatments...

Plant Memory

  • By Teresa Pitt Green
  • April 21, 2020

Plants learn defensive behaviors that are hard to undo, too. Plants have endured decades of a great deal of annoyance from scientists. The Atlas Obscura article by Sarah Laskow entitled A Quiet Revolution in Botany: Plants Form Memories is case in point. In addition to my new-found sympathy for...

As recovery progresses and healing evolves, it becomes clearer and clearer that survivors of abuse and trauma return from suffering in darkness with many attributes and coping skills that are needed in this abused and traumatized world. The same is true for family members and others affected by abuse,...

Jewish Sacred Spaces

Our Jewish sisters and brothers are recognizing the issue of child sexual abuse and developing child protection measures. One leader is Sacred Spaces, founded by Shira Berkovits. Ph.D., JD, who is a behavioral psychologist and attorney. Sacred Spaces is a national non-profit organization that provides Jewish institutions with professional...