Saturday, February 16, 2008

Today Another Child Will Be Hurt...

There are times when the burdens of our heart need visual expression. Art, music and media offer a way to bring what can be held in captive silence out into the open, touching our souls in profound ways. In my heart one of the reasons I wanted to begin a blog was to offer a place of hope, resources and education for those that are on a healing journey from the hurts they have endured. Sometimes those images and conversations can be difficult. Many of us still carry the wounds of childhood with us. Last night I heard yet another account on the news of the heartbreaking physical and sexual abuse of a child. I wanted to share this video to offer a moment to for us pause and pray for these children...to pray for the endless cycle of abuse to be broken...and for eyes to be opened to the children around us who may be trying to scream through the barriers of silence and ignorance for help, safety and healing.

3 comments:

EllesHarbor said...

Dear Lani ~ Your words come from the voice of a heart which knows; your art is a visual reflection for others to know they are not alone; your teaching gives a soul in pain the time and way to let the pain be expressed, with the hope that the healing process may have a chance. You are an instrument so that others can hear and follow the hope of healing. My prayer is that all the precious, yearning spirits who need to know hope -- will find you. xxoo Laurie

Angela said...

Very moving video. Thank you for sharing it! *HUGS*

Debra Johnson said...

I love the video....your heart always comes across in your writing and I often visityour blog to simply be touched by it. Thank you for making us more AWARE... and doing it with such gentleness:)I know that it is a light that He has placed inside of you....

God Bless You, Debra Johnson
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